XFX 5870 + 5850 CrossFire ReviewRHKCommander959 - November 25, 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
Until the resolution was increased, the performance looked the same as a single 5870. At the two larger resolutions however, performance started showing with the pair beating the GTX 295 and putting out a fair amount more than the 5870 from Sapphire.