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Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 1GB Video Card - Benchmarks - Left 4 Dead

The new mid-range options from ATI arrive - we have a look at the HD 5770 model from Sapphire, can it impress?

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Oct 13, 2009 4:04 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: Sapphire

Left 4 Dead

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Latest Steam Update
Timedemo or Level Used: Custom Timedemo
Developer Homepage: http://www.valvesoftware.com/
Product Homepage: http://www.l4d.com/
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Left 4 Dead uses the latest version of Valve's Source engine, with improvements such as multi-core processor support and physics-based animation to more realistically portray hair and clothing, and to improve physics interaction with enemies when shot or shoved in different body parts. Animation was also improved to allow characters to lean realistically when moving in curved paths.

 

Rendering and artificial intelligence were scaled up to allow for greater number of enemies who can navigate the world in better ways, such as climbing, jumping or breaking obstacles. Lighting has been enhanced with new self-shadowing normal mapping and advanced shadow rendering that is important to convey information about the environment and player actions.

 

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Without a minimum we want to see an average of around the 60 FPS mark, we're way above that at both resolutions.

 

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