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Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 in CrossfireX - Benchmarks - World in Conflict

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

World in Conflict

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0.0.5

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Built-in Test

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.massive.se

 

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

 

 

World in Conflict is a real-time strategy video game by Massive Entertainment and to be published by Sierra Entertainment for Windows (DX9 and DX10) and the Xbox 360.

 

The game is set in 1989 where economic troubles cripple the Soviet Union and threaten to dissolve it. However, the title pursues a "what if" scenario where, in this case, the Soviet Union does not collapse and instead pursues a course of war to remain in power. It is an intensive new game is sure to put plenty of stress on even the latest graphics cards and we use the built-in benchmarking for our testing.

 

Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 in Crossfire

 

Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 in Crossfire

 

Looking at WIC, the HD 4870 X2 at the highest resolution pretty much scores in line with the GTX 280. At the lower resolution we see it performs a little behind it. Adding a second card into the mix doesn't really do much for performance, with it only adding an extra FPS or two in both the minimum and average department.

 

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