Legit Video Card Reviews
AXLE Radeon HD 5670 Video Card Review
|Product:||Radeon HD 5670 1GB (AH-567/1GD5P8CDI)|
|Date:||Fri, Jul 02, 2010 - 12:00 AM|
|Written By:||Austin Hamann -|
Unigine Heaven v2.1
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 vertical visual perception: the virtual reality transcends conjured by your hand.
For DirectX 9, 10, 11 and OpenGL APIs at both resolutions, Heaven was set to high shaders, with 4x AF, and 0x AA, on normal tessellation mode when in DirectX 11, disabled otherwise.
Heaven OpenGL does not as heavily favor NVIDIA cards, though the GTS 250 is still ahead of the HD 5750. The AXLE HD 5670 has a solid lead still over the GT 240 and an even greater lead over the 9600 GSO.
Again the NVIDIA cards do very well in DirectX 9, with the 9600 GSO coming much closer to the HD 5670 than its poor showing in the OpenGL results.
Again the AXLE Radeon HD 5670 stands above the GT 240 and 9600 GSO with a solid 10FPS between it and the GTS 250.
again the difference between the HD 5670 and HD 5750 is just slightly bigger than the difference between the HD 5770 and HD 5750. The HD 5670 is actually closer at 1280x1024 to the HD 5750 (6FPS) than the HD 5770 is to the HD 5750 (7FPS). Gotta love linear scaling from card to card.
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Page 1 - AXLE 3D and the Radeon HD 5670
Page 2 - Retail Box and Bundle
Page 3 - A Closer Look
Page 4 - Test Setup
Page 5 - Shattered Horizon
Page 6 - Colin McRae: DiRT 2
Page 7 - Metro 2033
Page 8 - Aliens vs Predator Benchmark v1.03
Page 9 - Furmark v1.8.2
Page 10 - Futuremark 3DMark
Page 11 - Unigine Heaven v2.1
Page 12 - Unigine Tropics v1.3
Page 13 - Temperatures & Power Consumption
Page 14 - AXLE Radeon HD 5670 Overclocking
Page 15 - Final Thoughts & Conclusions