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Mid-Range Graphics Card Warfare - AMD vs. nVidia (Q4 2006)

By: Shawn Baker | Editorials in Video Cards | Posted: Dec 27, 2006 5:00 am

Company of Heroes

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Demo

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Built-in Test

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.relic.com

 

Product Homepage: http://www.companyofheroesgame.com

 

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Company of Heroes, or COH as we're calling it, is one of the latest World War II games to be released and also one of the newest in our lineup of benchmarks. It is a super realistic real-time strategy (RTS) with plenty of cinematic detail and great effects. Because of its detail, it will help stress out even the most impressive computer systems with the best graphics cards - especially when you turn up all the detail. We use the built-in test to measure the frame rates.

 

 

 

The lower resolution shows that the Radeon X1950PRO is able to pounce on everything but when we get to the higher resolution, we see the tables change. What is interesting though is thanks to the new AMD and ATI drivers, the Radeon X1650XT is able to offer similar performance to the GeForce 7900GS at the higher resolutions.

XFX GeForce 7900 GS, (256 MB) PCI Express Graphic Card

 

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