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AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB Reference Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Unigine Heaven Benchmark

We look at the big brother to the new AMD Radeon HD 7800 series, the HD 7870, and see if it can impress like the smaller HD 7850.

By: | AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Mar 5, 2012 5:02 am
TweakTown Rating: 96%Manufacturer: AMD

Unigine Heaven Benchmark

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2.5

Developer Homepage: http://www.unigine.com

Product Homepage: http://unigine.com/press-releases/091022-heaven_benchmark//

 

 

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.

 

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Moving into the tessellation heavy Heaven benchmark we can see how much AMD has improved in this area which sees strong gains over the previous generation HD 6950. Looking at the model against the current high end NVIDIA offerings we can see that it sits fairly well between the GTX 570 and GTX 580.

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