Powercolor Radeon HD 5550 ReviewGeekspeak411 - June 9, 2010
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Unigine Heaven Benchmark 2.0 is a DirectX 11 GPU benchmark based on the Unigine engine. What sets the Heaven Benchmark apart is the addition of hardware tessellation, available in three modes; Moderate, Normal and Extreme. Although tessellation requires a video card with DirectX 11 support and Windows Vista/7, the Heaven Benchmark also supports DirectX 9, DirectX 10 and OpenGL. Visually, it features beautiful floating islands that contain a tiny village and extremely detailed architecture.
- Shaders = Low
- Tesselation = Off
- Measurement = FPS
- DX 10
Higher = Better
Overall a decent entry-level showing, but overclocking shows almost no gain.