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Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 in CrossfireX - Benchmarks - 3DMark Vantage

The new dual GPU wielding graphics card from AMD has arrived. We have a look at Sapphire's version of the HD 4870 X2.

| AMD CrossFire Articles in Video Cards | Posted: Aug 11, 2008 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Sapphire

3DMark Vantage

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0.1

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmarkvantage/

 

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3DMark Vantage is the new industry standard PC gaming performance benchmark from Futuremark, newly designed for Windows Vista and DirectX10. It includes two new graphics tests, two new CPU tests, several new feature tests, and support for the latest hardware.

 

3DMark Vantage is based on a completely new rendering engine, developed specifically to take full advantage of DirectX10, the new graphics API from Microsoft.

 

Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 in Crossfire

 

We see similar to our 3DMark06 results here; the single card has no trouble trouncing the GTX 280. When adding a second card, though, we're not seeing as big a performance increase as one would hope.

 

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