Mainstream Attack - The ATI Radeon HD 5770

By Kenny Yeo - 13 Oct 2009

Crysis Warhead and Far Cry 2 Results

Crysis Warhead and Far Cry 2 Results

Hoping that the Radeon HD 5770 would redeem itself on real world gaming applications, we move on to Crysis Warhead. Again, the Radeon HD 5770 was a little underwhelming. We can see from the graphs distinctly, that it was it is a notch slower than the Radeon HD 4870 1GB editions, which denote the impact of the reduced memory bandwidth.

We also noted that the two NVIDIA cards were faster. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260+, rival to the Radeon HD 4870, was about 10% quicker than the Radeon HD 5770.

On Far Cry 2, the Radeon HD 5770 was just about as quick as the Radeon HD 4870, with both the newcomers recording results that were nearly identical to those achieved by the Radeon HD 4870.

The dominance of the two NVIDIA cards didn't go unnoticed either with even the GeForce GTX 260+ outperforming the Radeon HD 4890 on the more demanding settings in this benchmark.

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