Our updated Unigine's "Heaven" benchmark tests GPUs with extreme tessellation, dynamic sky with volumetric clouds, real-time global illumination, and screen-space ambient occlusion among others.
The GTX 780 performed in line with expectations, outperforming the Radeon HD 7970 and the GeForce GTX 680 by as much as 50% at the lowest settings while at the highest settings, its winning margin was pared slightly to 40 per cent.
Valley is a new benchmark from Unigine that renders a highly detailed seamless landscape covering a total area of 64,000 square kilometers. It also utilizes dynamic sky effects, volumetric clouds, sun shafts, DOF, and ambient occlusion.
Thte GTX 780 continued to outclass both GTX 680 and the Radeon HD 7970, while it put up very respectable results that are just a stone's throw away from what the GTX Titan was capable of.