PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 Myst Edition Crossfire Reviewccokeman - May 26, 2013
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PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 Myst Edition Crossfire Testing:
Far Cry 3 is the latest iteration in the Far Cry series. Released in the US in early December 2012 the it uses the Dunia 2 game engine and is published and developed by Ubisoft. This Action Adventure First Person Shooter offers both single player and multi-player modes.
- 2X MSAA
- In-game settings = Very High
Comparing the HD 7870 Myst Edition in CrossfireX to the NVIDIA SLI GTX 660Ti combo seems to show that the Myst Edition is the higher performer at 5760x1080 in Far Cry 3. At 1920x1080 the GTX 660Ti combo delivers higher FPS numbers. A pretty picture is painted but not realized in this game by the AMD cards. Driver concerns plague this game on the AMD side with dust swirls that look like little boxes along the ground to a gaming experience that makes you feel as if you are stopping and starting throughout the entire run through.