Sapphire HD 4890 Toxic/Vapor-X Reviewccokeman - June 4, 2009
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BioShock is one of the creepier games you can play. The building of a perfect Utopian society undersea gone horribly wrong. Its inhabitants driven mad with the introduction of tonics and genetic modifications. Now Rapture is just a shadow of its former glory with little girls looting the dead of what little they have left while being shadowed by guardians known as "Big Daddies" It is a demanding game that will make your hardware scream for mercy. This First Person Shooter allows for an infinite number of weapons and modifications to provide a unique experience each time it is played. The environment as well as the story line will wrap you up for hours on end.
- Game Settings: Maximum
- VSync: Off
The GTX 275's and GTX 285 consistently delivered a higher level of performance than the HD 4890s until the 2560x1600 resolution where the performance differential non existent compared with the GTX 275's and the 285 holds a slim margin of 6 fps over the Toxic and 11over the lower clocked Vapor-X. Once the 4890s are overclocked the performance favors the Toxic and the level of performance between the 285 and Vapor-X is identical.