Sapphire HD 4890 Vapor-X 2GB Reviewccokeman - July 24, 2009
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Left 4 Dead is a new release from Valve that leaves you as part of a group of survivors in a world where an infection has rapidly turned the populace into a zombie horde. You goal is to make it to a rescue point, all the while fighting what seems like overwhelming odds. Along the way there are safe houses where you can replenish your weapons and health. The movie 'I Am Legend' comes to mind to set the stage for this game. But unlike the movie, there are four characters and not just a lone gun and his faithful companion. The horde is not at all like the typical slow walking, foot shuffling zombie. These zombies are quick and work with the pack mentality. Your job: survival!
- Anti-Aliasing: x4
- Anisotropic Filtering: x16
- Game Settings: Maximum
The performance difference between the 1GB and 2GB HD 4890 Vapor-X is pretty minimal. At 2560x1600 the performance between the two is equal. Against the GTX 275 and 285, their performance is just not up to the level of the green cards in the bigger resolutions.