ATI Catalyst 10.3a Driver Performance BenchmarkingWed, Mar 17, 2010 - 12:00 PM
Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X.
Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X. (High Altitude Warfare eXperimental squadron) is an aerial warfare video game developed by Ubisoft Romania and published by Ubisoft for Microsoft Windows. It was released in United States on March 6, 2009 and features Microsoft DirectX 10.1 game
The game has a built-in benchmark that is very tough on video cards!
For this game VSync was turned off, but
Antialiasing was turned on and set to 8x for better image quality.
All of the DirectX 10 options were set to
high including Ambient occlusion (SSAO) on both the NVIDIA and ATI
graphics cards. The game was patched with update v1.2, which was the
most current patch.
Benchmark Results: Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X. when run in DirectX 10 mode with AA enabled. ATI claimed that CATALYST 10.3a
drivers improves performance up to 20% on ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series
products with this driver and our results showed a 19% performance
improvement! These are impressive benchmark results!