Benchmark Results: Aliens Vs. Predator (DX11)
AMD’s Radeon HD 6990 achieves better performance with multi-sample anti-aliasing maxed out in this game than Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 580 can muster without any AA at all, at all three of our tested resolutions.
There’s really no reason to even consider 1680x1050 or 1920x1080 with the 6990. If you’re playing Aliens vs. Predator at one of those resolutions, save yourself several hundred dollars and buy a Radeon HD 6970 or GeForce GTX 580. AMD’s new flagship comes into play if you’re using one large 30” screen or a trio of smaller displays.
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Out of spec for default seems kind of weird though.
Great job AMD. You need to expect noise and heat when dealing with a card that beasts out that kind of performance, it's part of the territory.Reply
This thing is a monster, 375W TDP, 4GB of VRAM! Some people don't even have 4GB of regular RAM in their systems, let alone on their video card.Reply
Did I miss the load power draw? I just noticed the idle and noise ratings. It would be informative to see the power draw of Crossfire 6990s and overclocked i7. I see the graph, but a chart with CPU only and GPU only followed by a combination of both would be nice to see.Reply
For the people that actually buy this card, i'm sure they'll be able to afford an aftermarket cooler for this thing once they come out...Reply
OMG!!! It's finally here.Reply
one-shotDid I miss the load power draw? I just noticed the idle and noise ratings. It would be informative to see the power draw of Crossfire 6990s and overclocked i7. I see the graph, but a chart with CPU only and GPU only followed by a combination of both would be nice to see.Reply
We don't have two cards here to test, unfortunately. The logged load results for a single card are on the same page, though!
things we need to see are this thing water cooled.Reply
and tested at 7680 x 1600
that will see just how well it does.
That thing is an absolute monster of a card.
They really should have made it 32nm. then the power draw would have fallen below 300w and the thing would be cooler.
STILL NICE WORK AMD
Pretty fast i wonder if this will be cheaper then 2 GTX 570's or 2 6950's?Reply
But omg this thing is freakin loud. What's the point of having a quite system now with Noctua fans :(
Its hot, sucks alot of power, and costs a ton. But i still want one.Reply