PowerColor PCS+ HD7970 vs Gainward GTX 680 Phantom Review

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PowerColor PCS+ HD7970 Vortex 2 vs Gainward GTX 680 Phantom Graphics Card Review

F1 2011 – DirectX 11

F1 was tested at 1920×1080 and 5760×1080 with 8xAA, 16xAF and all other settings at their maximum.



Benchmark Results




Benchmark Results




Benchmark Results




Benchmark Results


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When playing F1, again at maximum detail levels, we see that this is a game which performs very well on AMD based hardware. Whether we are playing at 1920×1080 or 5760×1080 the PowerColor card is faster. That said the framerates offered by Gainward are completely smooth/playable.

Here are examples of how the game looks at our tested settings.

Click here for full resolution 5760×1080

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