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GAINWARD RADEON HD 4870

"Gainward Radeon HD 4870 review which we are comparing to Gainward Radeon HD 4850. The Gainward Radeon HD 4870 is a powerful video card with 800 Shaders for amazing gaming performance. The Gainward Radeon HD 4870 also features advanced GDDR5 memory running at 3600 Mhz DDR which is 45% faster than Gainward Radeon HD 4850. Software used for benchmarking was Bio-Shock, Call of Duty 4 and Quake Wars."

GAINWARD RADEON HD 4870


SYSTEM INFORMATION
VIDEO CARD GAINWARD RADEON HD 4870
GAINWARD RADEON HD 4850
ATI DRIVER CATALYST v8.9
PROCESSOR AMD PHENOM X4 9950 BLACK EDITION
MOTHERBOARD GIGABYTE GA78LMT S2P
MEMORY CORSAIR 4GB DDR2 XMS2 DOMINATOR
OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS VISTA

BIO-SHOCK

NORMAL QUALITY

GAINWARD RADEON HD 4870116
GAINWARD RADEON HD 485096

HIGH QUALITY

GAINWARD RADEON HD 4870102
GAINWARD RADEON HD 485078

EXTREME QUALITY

GAINWARD RADEON HD 487092
GAINWARD RADEON HD 485071

GAINWARD RADEON HD 4870 GAINWARD RADEON HD 4850

COMMENT "The Gainward Radeon HD 4870 makes a very good start beating Gainward Radeon HD 4850 by 17% to 24%."

CALL OF DUTY 4
MODERN WARFARE

NORMAL QUALITY

GAINWARD RADEON HD 487076
GAINWARD RADEON HD 485063

HIGH QUALITY

GAINWARD RADEON HD 487074
GAINWARD RADEON HD 485059

EXTREME QUALITY

GAINWARD RADEON HD 487070
GAINWARD RADEON HD 485055

GAINWARD RADEON HD 4870 GAINWARD RADEON HD 4850

COMMENT "The Gainward Radeon HD 4870 continues it's great performance with Call of Duty 4 by beating Gainward Radeon HD 4850 by 17% to 21%."

ENEMY TERRITORY
QUAKE WARS

NORMAL QUALITY

GAINWARD RADEON HD 487088
GAINWARD RADEON HD 485077

HIGH QUALITY

GAINWARD RADEON HD 487078
GAINWARD RADEON HD 485059

EXTREME QUALITY

GAINWARD RADEON HD 487068
GAINWARD RADEON HD 485052

GAINWARD RADEON HD 4870 GAINWARD RADEON HD 4850

COMMENT "The Gainward Radeon HD 4870 further distances itself from Gainward Radeon HD 4850 by 13% to 24%."

FINAL RESULT

COMMENT "The Gainward Radeon HD 4870 delivered excellent gaming performance and showed a clear advantage over Gainward Radeon HD 4850. The Gainward Radeon HD 4870 is a very powerful video card and delivered excellent performance even when using the Extreme Quality setting which uses a very high resolution. The Gainward Radeon HD 4870 builds on the excellent performance shown with Gainward Radeon HD 4850 (which we rated very highly) and offers more performance. The Gainward Radeon HD 4870 makes a great upgrade but if your budget can't stretch to a 4870 then Gainward Radeon HD 4850 would also makes an excellent upgrade!"

GAINWARD RADEON HD 4870

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