Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 Toxic 2GB Reviewccokeman - April 7, 2010
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Activision's Call of Duty: World at War goes right back to the bread and butter of the franchise - WWII FPS action. In this rendition, you start off in the South Pacific and move through a series of missions that flip back and forth between the Russian front and the island hopping advance toward the Imperial Japanese homeland. Included is a mission on Peliliu Island, arguably one of the more difficult and costly battles in the Pacific theater. The game play in the single player mode is rather short, but the game makes up for this shortcoming in online game play. If you thought CoD4 looked nice, this game is amazing with the graphics maxed out playing at a high resolution. I will use Fraps to measure a section of game play in the Semper Fi map on Makin Island to compare the performance of these video cards.
- Game Settings: Maximum
- FPS measured via Fraps
The results show the GTX 480 is the winner in all four resolutions. However in the 2560 resolution, the difference in performance between the Toxic and the GTX 480 shrinks to 1 FPS.