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Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 in CrossfireX - Benchmarks - Crysis

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

Crysis

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.2.1

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Custom time demo

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.ea.com/crysis/

 

Buy It Here

 

 

From the makers of Far Cry, Crysis offers FPS fans the best-looking, most highly-evolving gameplay, requiring the player to use adaptive tactics and total customization of weapons and armor to survive in dynamic, hostile environments including Zero-G.

 

Real time editing, bump mapping, dynamic lights, network system, integrated physics system, shaders, shadows and a dynamic music system are just some of the state of-the-art features the CryENGINE™ 2 offers. The CryENGINE™ 2 comes complete with all of its internal tools and also includes the CryENGINE™ 2 Sandbox world editing system.

 

Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 in Crossfire

 

Under Crysis we can see that the GTX 280 continues to outperform the new HD 4870 X2. Adding a second X2 into the mix unfortunately has a slightly negative effect on the performance, which is disappointing.

 

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