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Test Setup And Benchmarks

ATI Radeon HD 4890: Playing To Win Or Played Again?
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Test Hardware
Processor
Intel Core i7 965 Extreme (Bloomfield) 3.2 GHz, 6.4 GT/s, 8 MB L3 Cache, power-saving settings disabled
Motherboard
Asus P6T (LGA 1366) X58/ICH10, BIOS 0403
Memory
Corsair Dominator 6 GB (3 x 2 GB) DDR3-1600 8-8-8-24 @ 1,600 MHz
Hard Drive
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000GLFS 300 GB 10,000 RPM SATA 3 Gb/s HDD
Networking
Realtek RTC8111C, 1 Gbps
Graphics CardsHIS Radeon HD 4890 1 GB

ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2 2 GB

ATI Radeon HD 4870 1 GB

ATI Radeon HD 4870 512 MB

Nvidia GeForce GTX 285 1 GB

Zotac GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 896 MB
Power Supply
Cooler Master UCP 1100 W
CPU Cooler
Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme
System Software And Drivers
Operating System
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition x64 Service Pack 1
DirectX
DirectX 10
Platform Driver
Intel INF Chipset Update Utility 9.1.0.1012
Graphics Driver
AMD Catalyst 8.592.1 RC1

AMD Catalyst 9.3

Nvidia GeForce 182.08
Benchmark Configuration
BenchmarkConfiguration
World in Conflict Very High Quality Settings, No AA / No AF, vsync off, 1680x1050/1920x1200, 2560x1600, Patch 1009, DirectX 10

Very High Quality Settings, 4x AA / 16x AF, vsync off, 1680x1050/1920x1200, 2560x1600, Patch 1009, DirectX 10
Far Cry 2 High Quality Settings, No AA / No AF, vsync off, 1680x1050/1920x1200, 2560x1600, Steam Version

High Quality Settings, 4x AA / No AF, vsync off, 1680x1050/1920x1200, 2560x1600, Steam Version
CrysisHigh Quality Settings, No AA / No AF, vsync off, 1680x1050/1900x1200, 2560x1600, Patch 1.2.1, DirectX 10, 64-bit Executable

High Quality Settings, 4x AA / No AF, vsync off, 1680x1050/1900x1200, 2560x1600 Patch 1.2.1, DirectX 10, 64-bit Executable
Left 4 Dead
Highest Quality Settings, No AA / No AF, vsync off, 1680x1050/1920x1200, 2560x1600, DirectX 10, Steam Version

Highest Quality Settings, 4x AA / 8x AF, vsync off, 1680x1050/1920x1200, 2560x1600, DirectX 10, Steam Version
Grand Theft Auto IV
Highest Quality Settings, No AA / "High" AF, vsync off, 1680x1050/1920x1200, 2560x1600, Patch #3
Stalker: Clear Sky
High Quality Setting, No AA / No AF, vsync off, 1680x1050, 1920x1200, 2560x1600, DirectX 10 lighting

High Quality Setting, 4x MSAA / No AF, vsync off, 1680x1050, 1920x1200, 2560x1600, DirectX 10 lighting
3DMark Vantage Performance Default, High Quality, Extreme Quality
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