Sapphire HD 5770 Vapor-X Overclock Edition Reviewccokeman - December 24, 2009
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What would testing be if you did not show both sides of the fence? In this test, PhysX was set to low, while leaving the remaining settings intact. You have seen time and again where the ATI cards suffer when PhysX is enabled. Mirror's Edge and Cryostasis are two prime examples. Darkest of Days is no different. What happens in this test shows that, although the game can be played by cards from the red team, the video effects and quality are diminished.
- 4x Anti-Aliasing
- 16x Anisotrophic Filtering
- PhysX: Low
- Ambient Occlusion: On
- Quality: High
- Resolution: 1280x1024 - 2560x1600
Higher is Better
The Vapor-X delivers performance almost identical to the reference version and a little short of the GTX 260 until you overclock the card where it takes 3 out of 4 resolutions from the Matrix model.