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AMD Radeon HD 6870 1GB Video Card - Benchmarks - High Quality AA and AF

We check out the big brother to the new HD 6850 that's also been launched today; the HD 6870. Where's it sit and how's it go?

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Oct 22, 2010 2:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: AMD

High Quality AA and AF

 

Our high quality tests let us separate the men from the boys and the ladies from the girls. If the cards weren't struggling before they will start to now.

 

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We see improved performance again compared to the HD 6850 and HD 5850. In Mafia II and AVP we're still below the numbers we need for the game to be playable, though.

 

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The FC2 AA numbers are interesting; both HD 6800s offered the same minimum. I double checked this and it was consistent. The average has increased, though, and on a whole the AA performance is better than the HD 5870. We would almost be at a playable level, but we just need another few FPS on the minimum.

 

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