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HIS Radeon HD 5770 1GB Video Card in CrossFire - Test System Setup and 3DMark Vantage

We get another HD 5770 and figure we should CrossFire it up with the one we already have. How do the numbers look with HIS' HD 5770 in tandem?

| AMD CrossFire Articles in Video Cards | Posted: Oct 29, 2009 3:41 am
TweakTown Rating: 97%Manufacturer: HIS

Test System Setup

 

Processor(s): Intel Core i7 920 @ 3.8GHz (190MHz x 20)
Cooling: Noctua NH-U12P (Supplied by Noctua)
Motherboard(s): GIGABYTE EX58-UD5 (Supplied by GIGABYTE)
Memory: 3 X 2GB OCZ Technology PC-12800 DDR-3 8-8-8-24 (OCZ3G1600LV6GK)
Hard Disk(s): Western Digital 300GB Velicorapter (Supplied by Western Digital)
Operating System: Windows Vista SP1 64-bit
Drivers: ATI Catalyst 9.8, ATI Catalyst HD 5770 Driver, ATI Catalyst Cypress Driver

 


Today we'll be seeing how the HD 5770 in CrossFire compares against the card in its single form, while also having a look at how it performs against the HD 5850 along with that card also in CrossFire.

 

Let's get started!

 


3DMark Vantage

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0.1
Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com
Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmarkvantage/
Buy It Here

 


 

3DMark Vantage is the new industry standard PC gaming performance benchmark from Futuremark, newly designed for Windows Vista and DirectX10. It includes two new graphics tests, two new CPU tests, several new feature tests, and support for the latest hardware.

 

3DMark Vantage is based on a completely new rendering engine, developed specifically to take full advantage of DirectX10, the new graphics API from Microsoft.

 

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In our first test we can see that the CrossFire setup manages to see a good boost in performance when compared to the single card. Compared to the HD 5850 we see that it manages to come out a nice chunk faster, especially at the higher X preset.

 

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