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SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2

"Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 review which also features Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2. Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 has 17% higher clock speed and 45% higher memory speed than Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2. Software used for testing was Far Cry 2, Race Driver Grid and X3 Terran Conflict."

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2


SYSTEM INFORMATION
VIDEO CARD SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4850 X2
ATI DRIVER CATALYST v9.6 WHQL
PROCESSOR AMD PHENOM II X4 920
MOTHERBOARD GIGABYTE GA78LMT S2P
MEMORY CORSAIR 4GB DDR2 XMS2 DOMINATOR
OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS VISTA

FARCRY 2

NORMAL QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X281
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4850 X272

HIGH QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X273
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4850 X264

EXTREME QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X264
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4850 X257

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2 SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4850 X2

COMMENT - "Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 beats Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2 by 12% with Far Cry 2."

RACE DRIVER GRID

NORMAL QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2160
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4850 X2143

HIGH QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2149
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4850 X2123

EXTREME QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2129
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4850 X293

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2 SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4850 X2

COMMENT - "Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 puts in a good performance beating Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2 by 19% with Race Driver Grid."

X3 TERRAN CONFLICT

NORMAL QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2101
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4850 X2100

HIGH QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2101
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4850 X298

EXTREME QUALITY

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X297
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4850 X285

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2 SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4850 X2

COMMENT - "Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 puts in a solid performance beating Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2 by 6% with X3 Terran Conflict."

FINAL RESULT

COMMENT - "Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 delivered a very good performance against Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2. Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 and Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2 are priced within 10% of each other with Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 obviously being more expensive. Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 is built for high performance thanks to it's Gddr5 memory and this shows with the Extreme Quality setting which shows a clear performance difference between Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 and Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2. If 3dmark Vantage is a good indicator for future gaming performance then Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2 will offer atleast a 20% performance increase over Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2 which is impressive. For this reason I recommend Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 X2!"
SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2 SCORES 10/10!

SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2

PAGE 1 - SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 4870 X2
PAGE 2 - 3DMARK 2006, 3DMARK VANTAGE AND CALL OF DUTY
PAGE 3 - DEAD SPACE, FALL OUT 3 AND QUAKE WARS
PAGE 4 - FAR CRY 2, RACE DRIVER GRID, X3 AND FINAL RESULT

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