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ATI Radeon X800GT Head to Head - HIS vs. PowerColor - Benchmarks - Far Cry

In August we saw the introduction of ATI's Radeon X800GT which finally gave some competition to nVidia against their mighty mid-range GeForce 6600GT. Maybe the X800GT was a stop gap for ATI until their next-generation of cards is released but nevertheless the VPU is penetrating the market and we've got two new cards in the labs from HIS and PowerColor. Read on as we take a look at both graphics cards and work out which is best in this head to head battle!

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Oct 4, 2005 4:00 am

Far Cry

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.3

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Ubisoft Volcano

 

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

 

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

 

Buy It Here

 

 

There is no denying that Far Cry is currently one of the most graphic intensive games on the market, utilizing PS2.0 technology (the latest versions support Shader Model 3.0 with DX9c) and offering an exceptional visual experience there is no denying that even some of the faster graphics cards struggle.

 

 

HIS takes the lead again at the lower resolution but when we move to 1600 x 1200 the performance is exactly the same between the two cards.

 

* Latest Pricing of the Radeon X800GT *

 

Power Color RADEON X800 GT, (256 MB) Graphic Card

 

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