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PowerColor Radeon HD 5870 1GB PCS+ OC Video Card - Benchmarks - Darkest of Days

It's been a while since we've seen something from PowerColor, but they reintroduce themselves to us today with a great looking HD 5870.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Feb 12, 2010 1:33 pm
TweakTown Rating: 96%Manufacturer: PowerColor

World in Conflict

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.4
Timedemo or Level Used: Built-in Test
Developer Homepage: http://www.darkestofdays.com/index.php
Product Homepage: http://www.darkestofdays.com/index.php

 


 


Darkest of Days takes the player through time into historic battles in an effort to save key individuals from certain death. The battles range from Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876 to fighting in Pompeii as ash and fire rain down from an erupting Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD. Other locations include the battles of Antietam and Tannenberg, and a German World War II P.O.W. camp. There are different missions in every time period and the game takes about 4 hours to complete.

 

The game features over twenty weapons, both from the original time period as well as those brought back from the future. In addition, there are artillery weapons from different time periods to assist in battle.

 

Note: With the PhysX set to Medium or High Darkest of Days take advantage of the NVIDIA PhysX abilities. For that reason we will test ATI cards at the Low preset, NVIDIA based cards though will be tested at Low and High.

 

PhysX set to Low

 

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When we deal with only averages, it becomes a bit harder for us to see the difference in performance. In this case we really only see 2560 x 1600 making use of the extra MHz on offer.

 

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