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Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 1GB Vapor-X Video Card Review - Benchmarks - High Quality AA and AF

The latest addition of the Vapor-X line is the HD 6870. We check out this variation from Sapphire and give you the low down.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Mar 7, 2011 4:12 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: SapphireTech

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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Cranking up the AA, the HD 6800 series begin to struggle and we see it fall down to unplayable numbers in most situations. Far Cry 2 is border line and if you push to only 4x AA you could probably get the FPS. Of course, SFIV isn't an issue even at the ultra-high resolution.

 

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