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Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 1GB Overclocking Tests - Benchmarks - Left 4 Dead

We fire up Overdrive and see if we can get the sliders all the way to 900MHz / 5200MHz QDR up from the stock 850MHz / 4800MHz QDR setup!

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Oct 2, 2009 5:06 am
Manufacturer: Game.AMD

Left 4 Dead

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Latest Steam Update
Timedemo or Level Used: Custom Timedemo
Developer Homepage: http://www.valvesoftware.com/
Product Homepage: http://www.l4d.com/
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Left 4 Dead uses the latest version of Valve's Source engine, with improvements such as multi-core processor support and physics-based animation to more realistically portray hair and clothing, and to improve physics interaction with enemies when shot or shoved in different body parts. Animation was also improved to allow characters to lean realistically when moving in curved paths.

 

Rendering and artificial intelligence were scaled up to allow for greater number of enemies who can navigate the world in better ways, such as climbing, jumping or breaking obstacles. Lighting has been enhanced with new self-shadowing normal mapping and advanced shadow rendering that is important to convey information about the environment and player actions.

 

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Left 4 Dead is no different as most of our other results here with a boost in performance in most areas.

 

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