XFX Radeon 6970 and Radeon 6950 Graphics Card Review
Aliens VS Predator – DirectX 11
Everyone is familiar with the Aliens VS Predator franchise, this time Sega have rebooted the licence taking over from Sierra. AVP is a DirectX 11 game, which means we have advanced shadow rendering and high-quality tessellation for compatible cards.
Testing was performed at 1920×1080 with 4x anti-aliasing and 16x anisotropic filtering. Maximum in-game settings were enabled.
Aliens Vs. Predator, a DirectX11 game, gives us our first look at the performance of AMD/XFX’s new 6900 series and the initial results are promising. The 6950 sits at a level just above the GTX 570 and the same can be said of the 580/6970 comparison. If AMD were aiming to match NVIDIA’s top two single GPU products with these new cards then, for AvP, they have succeeded.
PowerColor offer their own branded version of the liquid cooled R9 295 X2… and now for those who want a similar level of framerate they have their air cooled dual core R9 290X with Devil 13 branding. Today we take a look at this R9 290X2 to see what Powercolor can do with their custom design card in a selection of games including Battlefield 4 and GRID Autosport at 4K resolution.
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