Benchmark Results: StarCraft II
Our StarCraft II benchmark results require a little background. This was one of the games tested in our German lab. Unfortunately, the Radeon HD 7850 they received wasn’t stable either. So, Igor dialed his core clock back to 845 MHz in order to make it through this test.
Incidentally, World of Warcraft (another Blizzard title) was the US lab’s most problematic game to benchmark.
The most surprising results in StarCraft II come from our Radeon HD 7850. Although we were able to complete benchmarks successfully with the underclocked card, there’s still something very wrong with where it places.
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Wow..7870 has nearly half the power-draw of GTX 570 and performs better . IMO this is the most impressive card in GCN line up so far.Reply
Watch the benches well, the HD 7870 almost beating the GTX 580.Reply
what date is this 7850/7870 actually launchedReply
AMD saved the best for last it seems. Although a bit over priced, these cards are amazing performance/watt with all the new features. Nice to see the 7870 take a few blows at the 580 in a few games. Can't wait to see what kepler can do as well!Reply
alex3064what date is this 7850/7870 actually launchedi mean when will it be launched in marketReply
impressive performance of 7870 (i was disappointed by the 7770's performance )And what about microshuttering? Is it present in 7870 CF?Reply
ilysamlWatch the benches well, the HD 7870 almost beating the GTX 580.Reply
Looking at the performance graphs, 7870 performs very close to 7950 which has 40% more SPs and a 384 bit memory interface. I think AMD reduced the performance of 79xx series on purpose so that they can release a better card just before the launch of Kepler.
the 7870 is quite impressive. O.O almost the same gaming capability of the 580 for 350. OMG!Reply
alex3064i mean when will it be launched in marketReply
It is there in the first page. "you won’t be able to buy the card until at least March 19th, AMD tells us."
7870 is a sensational card !!! even at this given price!!!Reply
what a card !!!
DAY 1 BUY !