PowerColor PCS+ HD7970 vs Gainward GTX 680 Phantom Review

8. F1 201110. Batman Arkham City


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

Shogun 2 Fall of the Samurai – DirectX 11

Shogun 2: FOTS was tested at 1920×1080 with MLAA, 16xAF and all other settings at their maximum as well as 5760×1080 with the same settings.


Benchmark Results


Benchmark Results


Benchmark Results


Benchmark Results

Gaming @ HardwareHeaven

At the 7970 launch we saw that the new AMD GPU performed very well compared to any card available at the time but the launch of Kepler see’s NVIDIA close the gap. The performance isn’t quite there to take Gainward past the 7970 but both cards do offer a great experience at 1920×1080 in the latest Total War.

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

Click here for full resolution 5760×1080

Leave a Reply

Related posts

PowerColor Devil 13 Dual Core 290X (290X2) Graphics Card Performance Review

PowerColor Devil 13 Dual Core 290X (290X2) Graphics Card Performance Review

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.

XFX R9 280 Black OC Edition Graphics Card Review

XFX R9 280 Black OC Edition Graphics Card Review

XFX Radeon R9 280 Black Edition OC Review It is fair to say that the market for modern Radeon GPUs has been a bit crazy over the last year or so. Their ability to perform currency mining tasks well has impacted sales, availability and pricing significantly but now AMD and their partners...

Sapphire R9 290 Vapor-X OC Edition Graphics Card Review

Sapphire R9 290 Vapor-X OC Edition Graphics Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 290 Vapor-X OC Edition Review When deciding what graphics card to buy a significant part of the decision should come down to the design used. Budget tends to establish which GPU we can get but the specific model can make a significant difference. For example, is it...