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AMD Radeon HD 6870 1GB Video Card - Benchmarks - Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X.

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

Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X.

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Benchmark Demo
Timedemo or Level Used: Built-in Test
Developer Homepage: http://www.ubi.com/UK/default.aspx
Product Homepage: http://www.hawxgame.com/

 


 


Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X is an arcade-style flight simulator video game developed by Ubisoft Romania and published by Ubisoft for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and iPhone OS.

 

The fundamental gameplay mechanics are similar to those of other console-based flight series. Players take on enemies with over 50 aircraft available. Each mission is at real world locations in environments created with commercial satellite data. A cockpit, first person, and third person view are selectable. The third person view gives the player an external view of both their plane and the target.

 

Set above the skies of a near-future world, increasingly dependent on private military companies with elite mercenaries who have a relaxed view on the law. As these non-governmental organizations gain power, global conflict erupts with one powerful PMC attacking the United States.

 

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Under H.A.W.X. we see strong performance across the board again. The card has no problems dealing with the GTX 460 OC, especially as we climb the resolution table. Compared to the HD 5800 series, we can see its performance is in line with the HD 5870 with it even performing a single FPS faster at the highest resolution.

 

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