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POWERCOLOR RADEON 4770 PCS

"Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS uses RV740 GPU at 750Mhz and has 512MB GDDR5 memory running at 3200Mhz. Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS has a 128Bit Memory Interface, 640 Shader Processors and DirectX 10.1. Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS faces the powerful Powercolor Radeon 5770 which has DX11 and 800 Shader Processors. Software used for testing was 3dmark 2006, 3dmark Vantage, Crysis 2, Hawk, Hawk 2 and Lost Planet 2."

POWERCOLOR RADEON 4770 PCS

"Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS graphics processing unit (GPU) offers an unbeatable combination of HD gaming performance and price. Featuring the industry's cutting-edge 40nm process technology and the most advanced GDDR5 memory technology, this GPU delivers seamless frame rates with incredible speed and processing power. Proof that high performance gaming and price can co-exist."

"Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS is Designed to Perform, engineered to Lead and built to Win. Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS has all the latest features, Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS graphics cards delivers the performance you need to take your high definition experience to the next level at home, work and play. Watch Blu-ray movies and HD content play with incredible visual fidelity enjoy unprecedented levels of realism and play the latest games with Microsoft DirectX 10.1. Do it all with break-through efficiency that doesn't compromise performance."

"Features and Benefits of Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS are as follows - Leveraging the latest 40nm manufacturing process technology, Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS represents an industry milestone in the advancement of gaming performance. Equipped with the fastest, most advanced GDDR5 memory technology, Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS supports higher data rates which translates directly into superior performance. Get right in the action and experience cinematic gaming at HD resolutions1 with outstanding performance in the latest DirextX10.1 games. Take your game even further with ATI CrossFireX technology and enjoy superior scalability with dual GPU support. Tap into the massive parallel processing power of your Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS with ATI Stream technology and tackle demanding tasks like video transcoding with amazing speed. Watch the latest Blu-ray movies play with incredible fidelity and have the freedom to edit videos with lightning-fast speed."

"Play today while preparing for tomorrow with state-of-the-art Microsoft DirectX 10.1 graphics capabilities. ATI CrossFireX technology offers superior scalability. Watch the hottest Blu-ray movies or other HD content at full 1080p display resolution and beyond. HDMI with 7.1 digital surround sound support and integrated DisplayPort technology with audio. ATI PowerPlay technology delivers high performance when needed and conserving power when the demand on the graphics processor is low."


SYSTEM INFORMATION
VIDEO CARD POWERCOLOR RADEON 4770 PCS
POWERCOLOR RADEON 5770
ATI DRIVER CATALYST v11.3 WHQL
PROCESSOR AMD ATHLON II X4 645
MOTHERBOARD FOXCONN A76ML K3.0
MEMORY PATRIOT 4GB PC3 12800 DDR3
OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS 7

CRYSIS 2

HIGH QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 477078
POWERCOLOR RADEON 577086

VERY HIGH QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 477056
POWERCOLOR RADEON 577079

EXTREME QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 477034
POWERCOLOR RADEON 577044

POWERCOLOR RADEON 4770 PCS POWERCOLOR RADEON 5770

COMMENT - "Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS puts in a better than expected performance with the Crysis 2. Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS finishes 20% slower than Powercolor Radeon 5770 which was to be expected. Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS was playable with High and Very High settings which was impressive."


HAWK

MEDIUM QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 4770179
POWERCOLOR RADEON 5770186

HIGH QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 4770120
POWERCOLOR RADEON 5770125

EXTREME QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 477098
POWERCOLOR RADEON 5770109

POWERCOLOR RADEON 4770 PCS POWERCOLOR RADEON 5770

COMMENT - "Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS puts in a very good performance with Hawk and although it loses by 6% to Powercolor Radeon 5770 this is a great result."


HAWK 2

MEDIUM QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 4770138
POWERCOLOR RADEON 5770148

HIGH QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 4770115
POWERCOLOR RADEON 5770122

EXTREME QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 477089
POWERCOLOR RADEON 577092

POWERCOLOR RADEON 4770 PCS POWERCOLOR RADEON 5770

COMMENT - "Hawk 2 is the much more advanced version of the Hawk game and Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS put in a good performance. Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS loses to Powercolor Radeon 5770 by 6% again."


LOST PLANET 2

MEDIUM QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 4770100
POWERCOLOR RADEON 5770103

HIGH QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 477088
POWERCOLOR RADEON 577092

EXTREME QUALITY

POWERCOLOR RADEON 477070
POWERCOLOR RADEON 577075

POWERCOLOR RADEON 4770 PCS POWERCOLOR RADEON 5770

COMMENT - "Lost Planet 2 was a very close result for Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS and Powercolor Radeon 5770. Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS loses to Powercolor Radeon 5770 by only 2%."


FINAL RESULT

COMMENT - "Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS was never going to beat Powercolor Radeon 5770 so this review was more about how close Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS comes to Powercolor Radeon 5770. The impressive thing is that Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS did get close to Powercolor Radeon 5770 when using Games Software which was unexpected. Powercolor Radeon 5770 is the more advanced video card with support for DX11 etc but running DX10 or DX9 Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS can stay quite close which was unexpected. Powercolor Radeon 5770 is the winner Powercolor Radeon 4770 PCS comes a close second."

POWERCOLOR RADEON 4770 PCS SCORES 8/10!
POWERCOLOR RADEON 5770 SCORES 9/10!

POWERCOLOR RADEON 4770 PCS

PAGE 1 - POWERCOLOR RADEON 4770 PCS
PAGE 2 - 3DMARK 2006 RESULTS
PAGE 3 - 3DMARK VANTAGE RESULTS
PAGE 4 - CRYSIS 2, HAWK, HAWK 2, LOST PLANET 2 AND FINAL RESULT

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