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World in Conflict v1.05

Radeon HD 4870 X2: Four Cards Compared
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With anti-aliasing activated, the Radeon HD 4870 X2 can easily beat Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 260 and GTX 280. But when using SLI, the GTX 280 and GTX 260 take the lead. The dual-chip GeForce 9800 GX2 responds extremely well to the overclocked quad-core CPU—without anti-aliasing, it takes the lead in the test group. Overall, all graphics cards benefit from the faster CPU.

Driver Comparison: Catalyst 8.9 Versus Catalyst 8.10 w/ Radeon HD 4870 X2

At a resolution of 1280x1024 , which relies heavily on CPU power, the performance drops significantly. In five out of six tests the differences are within the measurement tolerances.

World in Conflict in fps 1280
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Overall
HD 4870 X2 8.10 QX@3.67 53.5 56.1 54.5 50.0 52.9 52.5 319.5
HD 4870 X2 8.9 QX@3.67 54.6 57.0 55.1 52.1 52.7 53.0 324.5
Performance difference in percent -2.0 -1.6 -1.1 -4.0 0.4 -0.9 -1.5

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