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Unlocking the Sapphire X800GTO² - 12 vs. 16 Pipe Adventure - Benchmarks - Far Cry

We've unlocked the Sapphire X800GTO˛ and increased the pixel pipelines to come in line with the more expensive X850XT.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Oct 20, 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.

 

 

At the lower resolution we see that the CPU limitation comes into play. It's not up until we get to the higher resolution where the graphics card is under more strain that we see the difference and the 16 pipe version still has no problems.

 

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