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Crossfire HD 2900 XT vs. 8800 Ultra - Benchmarks - Half Life 2 (Lost Coast HDR)

We pit Crossfire 2900 HD XT against 8800 Ultra to see if the huge price tag of Nvidia's flagship offering is warranted.

| AMD CrossFire Articles in Video Cards | Posted: Jul 6, 2007 4:00 am

Half Life 2 (Lost Coast HDR)

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Latest from Steam

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Custom Timedemo

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.half-life2.com

 

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By taking the suspense, challenge and visceral charge of the original, and adding startling new realism, responsiveness and new HDR technology, Half-Life 2 Lost Coast opens the door to a world where the player's presence affects everything around him, from the physical environment to the behaviors even the emotions of both friends and enemies.

 

We benchmark Half Life 2 Lost Coast with our own custom timedemos as to avoid possible driver optimizations using the "record demo_name" command and loading the timedemo with the "timedemo demo_name" command - For a full list of the commands, click here.

 

 

Across the board the Crossfire solution continues to perform exceptionally well. Gains of over 40% can be seen at the highest settings.

 

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