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Sapphire Radeon HD 4890 2GB Vapor-X Graphics Card - Benchmarks - S.T.A.L.K.E.R. - Clear Sky

We've recently seen Sapphire ramp up the HD 4890. We have a look at a 2GB equipped Vapor-X model from the company today.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Aug 8, 2009 4:47 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Sapphire

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. - Clear Sky

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.5.07

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Custom Timedemo

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.gsc-game.com/

 

Product Homepage: http://cs.stalker-game.com/en/

 

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S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky, is the stand-alone prequel for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl, a first-person shooter computer game by Ukrainian developer GSC Game World.[3] The game consists of a roughly 50/50 mix of new areas and old, remodeled areas from the previous game. The X-ray graphics engine has been updated to version 1.5 and includes DirectX 10 support (later patch 1.5.06 included DirectX 10.1). Additionally, the AI received an overhaul to accommodate the new faction wars feature.

 

Sapphire HD 4890 2GB Vapor-X Graphics Card

 

Sapphire HD 4890 2GB Vapor-X Graphics Card

 

Performance is a bit all over the place here. For the most part we do see that the Sapphire card is able to pull out the win, though.

 

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