Inno3D GTX 560 Ti iChiLL vs PowerColor Radeon 6870 PCS++ Review
Shift 2: Unleashed – DirectX 9 and Eyefinity
Shift 2 is based on the cross-platform Madness Engine which also powered the original Shift. This latest version adds tweaks for enhanced realism when compared to the older game.
Testing was performed at 1920×1080 and maximum in game settings were enabled. Then for the Eyefinity result the test was repeated at 5760×1080 with no anti-aliasing and 2x anisotropic filtering.
On the last page we saw Inno3D’s card take the lead but the GeForce doesn’t get everything its own way and when we play SHIFT 2: Unleashed we see some excellent performance from the PowerColor card. In fact we can even take advantage of one of the unique features which PowerColor and AMD offer, three screen gaming from a single card where our PCS++ never drops below 41fps which is an excellent result for 5760×1080.
Here is how the game looks at our tested settings.
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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