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HIS Radeon HD 5850 Turbo 1GB Video Card - Benchmarks - Darkest of Days

Another Turbo model arrives from HIS and this time it's based on the HD 5850. Let's take the time to check it out in our new benchmark line-up.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Apr 1, 2010 1:17 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: HIS Digital

Darkest of Days

 

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.

 

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We see a nice bump in performance as we climb the resolution table. Thanks to the inclusion of PhysX the GTX 470 does perform very strong under this benchmark with PhysX on.

 

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