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Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 1GB Video Card - Benchmarks - Crysis Warhead

With the high end HD 5870 already looked at in a number of ways, we check out the HD 5850 this time which carries with it a lower price tag.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Oct 1, 2009 11:18 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: SapphireTech

Crysis Warhead

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Unpatched
Timedemo or Level Used: Airfield
Developer Homepage: http://www.crytek.com
Product Homepage: http://crysiswarhead.ea.com/
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Crysis Warhead updates and refines the gameplay of the original game through a sidestory plot involving Psycho, one of previous protagonist Nomad's allies. The game is a parallel story that follows Sergeant Michael "Psycho" Sykes, a character from the original Crysis, as he faces his own trials and challenges on the other side of the island during the time period of the first game.

 

It also showcases a new, enhanced and optimized version of CryEngine 2 using full DX10 extensions and is the first game developed by Crytek's Budapest studio.

 

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Not the best numbers under Warhead, again we've got a jump on the HD 4890 with the better gains being seen at the higher resolution. Unfortunately we're below that 30 FPS minimum we want to see.

 

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