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Zalman Radeon HD 7950-Z VF3000 2GB Video Card Review

By: Shawn Baker | AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jun 13, 2012 3:39 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: Zalman

High Quality AA and AF



While we test all our games with maximum in-game settings, turning on Anti-Aliasing (AA) and Antistrophic Filtering (AF) helps take the intensity of our testing to another level.


Here we see video cards go from playable FPS to an unplayable FPS and the real power houses continue to help break that 60 FPS mark we always aim for to provide a smooth gaming experience.




Starting with Mafia II we can see strong performance at 1920 x 1200. With AA and AF on, though, we can see that 2560 x 1600 becomes a struggle for this model like all the other ones here.




Aliens vs. Predator is just too intensive and you can see we're unable to get playable FPS at either resolution when we turn AA and AF on.




People say that Far Cry 2 isn't an intensive game these days, but at 2560 x 1600, we can see that we're able to just break that 30 FPS minimum on this high-end model.




While we're on the absolute edge for Metro 2033 1920 x 1200 performance, you can see like every other setup here, 2560 x 1600 AA / AF performance is simply too low.




We can see under Just Cause 2 we're able to sneak in just past that 60 FPS at 1920 x 1200. Of course just sneaking in at that resolution means that 2560 x 1600 at 60 FPS is out of the question.

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