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AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition 3GB Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Unigine Heaven Benchmark

AMD try to steal the lime light back from NVIDIA with the new Radeon HD 7970 GHz edition. We see if they can do it!

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jun 22, 2012 4:00 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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Heaven sees a nice boost in performance over the older HD 7970, but we're still behind the GTX 670 in this case. Tessellation is something that we see NVIDIA continue to be ahead in. AMD continue to close the gap every generation, but NVIDIA still manage to come out ahead in most tessellation heavy benchmarks.

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