XFX Radeon HD 6870 Black Edition Reviewbishop245 , Geekspeak411 -
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Unigine Heaven Benchmark 2.1 is a DirectX 11 GPU benchmark based on the Unigine engine. What sets the Heaven Benchmark apart is the addition of hardware tessellation, available in three modes; Moderate, Normal and Extreme. Although tessellation requires a video card with DirectX 11 support and Windows Vista/7, the Heaven Benchmark also supports DirectX 9, DirectX 10 and OpenGL. Visually, it features beautiful floating islands that contain a tiny village and extremely detailed architecture.
- Shaders = High
- Tessellation = Normal
- Measurement = FPS
Higher = Better
The cardâ€™s faster clock speeds keep it running right around the 5870 in this benchmark.