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MSI GTX 580 Lightning Xtreme Edition 3GB OC'ed Video Card Review

By: Shawn Baker | NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: May 31, 2011 12:58 am
TweakTown Rating: 96%Manufacturer: MSI

Unigine Heaven Benchmark


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New benchmark grants the power to unleash the DirectX 11 potential in the gift wrapping of impressively towering graphics capabilities. It reveals the enchanting magic of floating islands with a tiny village hidden in the cloudy skies. With the interactive mode emerging experience of exploring the intricate world is ensured within reach. Through its advanced renderer, Unigine is one of the first to set precedence in showcasing the art assets with tessellation, bringing compelling visual finesse, utilizing the technology to the full extend and exhibiting the possibilities of enriching 3D gaming.




Getting into something nice and intensive like Heaven which makes use of the Tessellation performance, we can see some very strong performance from the Xtreme Edition GTX 580 here. Compared to the HD 6970 Lightning, there's some serious performance on offer here.


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