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ATI Catalyst 9.2 Analysis - XP & Vista - Benchmarks - Crysis Warhead

AMD has just released a new Catalyst driver for Radeon graphics cards - we check out performance under XP and Vista.

| AMD Radeon Drivers in Software | Posted: Feb 23, 2009 5:00 am

Crysis Warhead

 

Version and / or Patch Used: unpatched

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Airfield

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://crysiswarhead.ea.com/

 

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Crysis Warhead updates and refines the gameplay of the original game through a sidestory plot involving Psycho, one of previous protagonist Nomad's allies. The game is a parallel story that follows Sergeant Michael "Psycho" Sykes, a character from the original Crysis, as he faces his own trials and challenges on the other side of the island during the time period of the first game.

 

It also showcases a new, enhanced and optimized version of CryEngine 2 using full DX10 extensions and is the first game developed by Crytek's Budapest studio.

 

ATI Catalyst 9.2 Analysis - XP & Vista

 

ATI Catalyst 9.2 Analysis - XP & Vista

 

HD 4850: Here we see no real change.

 

HD 4870: We can see at the higher resolution the minimums get a slight bump in performance.

 

HD 4870 X2: Across the board it seems like performance has gone backwards.

 

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