Sapphire Radeon HD 5970 OC Reviewccokeman - November 20, 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
In this game there is no Crossfire scaling so the performance is identical to that delivered by what an HD 5850 would deliver. The 5870 Crossfire scores show the same results as the single HD 5870.