Legit Video Card Reviews
ASUS Radeon HD EAH5850 DirectCU TOP Video Card Review
|Date:||Mon, Apr 26, 2010 - 08:00 AM|
|Written By:||Brian Wallace -|
Unigine 'Heaven' DX11
The 'Heaven' benchmark that uses the Unigine easily shows off the full potential of DirectX 11 graphics cards. It reveals the enchanting magic of floating islands with a tiny village hidden in the cloudy skies. With the interactive mode emerging, experience of exploring the intricate world is within reach. Through its advanced renderer, Unigine is one of the first to set precedence in showcasing the art assets with tessellation, bringing compelling visual finesse, utilizing the technology to the full extent and exhibiting the possibilities of enriching 3D gaming. The distinguishing feature of the benchmark is a hardware tessellation that is a scalable technology aimed for automatic subdivision of polygons into smaller and finer pieces so that developers can gain a more detailed look of their games almost free of charge in terms of performance. Thanks to this procedure, the elaboration of the rendered image finally approaches the boundary of veridical visual perception: the virtual reality transcends conjured by your hand.
For this benchmark VSync was turned off and we tested with 0x AA and 4x AF to check out system performance. We also ran the benchmark at 1920x1200 and 1280x1024 to see how the benchmark ran at some different monitor resolutions.
Heaven is another test that can really bring even the latest, most powerful cards to their knees. The ASUS EAH5850 TOP shows a 6% gain in performance.
At 2560x1600 we again see that the ASUS EAH5850 TOP is the faster card, this time by around 5%.
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Page 1 - ASUS Radeon HD EAH5850 TOP
Page 2 - ASUS Radeon HD EAH5850 Box and Bundle
Page 3 - Test System
Page 4 - Battlefield Bad Company 2
Page 5 - Left 4 Dead 2
Page 6 - Metro 2033
Page 7 - Unigine 'Heaven' DX11
Page 8 - Stalker: Call of Pripyat
Page 9 - 3DMark Vantage
Page 10 - Overclocking & Power Consumption
Page 11 - Temperature Testing
Page 12 - Final Thoughts and Conclusions