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X79 / Z68 / 990FX CrossFireX HD 6970 x3 Performance Analysis - Benchmarks - Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2

We throw our three Sapphire HD 6970s into the new X79 platform and see how performance goes.

| Editorials in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Nov 23, 2011 5:18 am

Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X.2

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Benchmark Demo

Timedemo or Level Used: Built-in Test

Developer Homepage: http://www.ubi.com/UK/default.aspx

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

 

 

Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2 is an arcade-style flight action game developed by Ubisoft Romania and published by Ubisoft. The game is the sequel to Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X., released in 2009.

 

The game begins with Colonel David Crenshaw participating in a routine patrol mission in the Middle East. After halting an insurgent attack, a volley of missiles is fired at the Air Force base that Crenshaw was stationed at, with one of the missiles disabling Crenshaw's aircraft, resulting Crenshaw being in enemy captivity. A joint strike force composed of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and a Ghost Recon squad executes an operation to rescue Crenshaw. In Scotland, Royal Navy Pilot Colin Munro encounters an unidentified passenger aircraft that explodes from an on-board bomb when undergoing training exercise. In Russia, an air force squadron led by Colonel Denisov and Captain Dmitri Sokov engages separatist aircraft but is ordered to retreat from the region after numerous Russian military installations have been attacked.

 

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Under H.A.W.X. 2 we can see that all platforms across the board give us really strong performance, but the results are really interesting. You can see that even though our i7 3960X is clocked 200MHz slower than the 2600k, the performance is massive here out of the X79 platform.

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