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Written by Hank Tolman - Edited by Olin Coles   
Thursday, 04 November 2010
Table of Contents: Page Index
PowerColor Radeon HD 5770 PCS+ Video Card
Closer Look: PowerColor Radeon HD 5770
AX5770 1GBD5-PPGV2 Detailed Features
PowerColor Radeon HD 5770 Features
Video Card Testing Methodology
DX10: 3DMark Vantage
DX10: Street Fighter IV
Far Cry 2 Benchmarks
Resident Evil 5 Benchmarks
DX11: Aliens vs Predator
DX11: Battlefield Bad Company 2
DX11: Lost Planet 2
DX11: Unigine Heaven 2.2
Overclocking the Radeon HD 5770
PowerColor AX5770 PCS Temperatures
VGA Power Consumption
PowerColor AX5770 PCS Final Thoughts
AX5770 1GBD5-PPGV2 Conclusion

DX11: Aliens vs Predator

Aliens vs. Predator is a science fiction first-person shooter video game, developed by Rebellion, and published by Sega for Microsoft Windows, Sony PlayStation 3, and Microsoft Xbox 360. Aliens vs. Predator utilizes Rebellion's proprietary Asura game engine, which had previously found its way into Call of Duty: World at War and Rogue Warrior. The self-contained benchmark tool is used for our DirectX-11 tests, which push the Asura game engine to its limit.

In our benchmark tests, Aliens vs. Predator was configured to use the medium quality settings with 4x AA and 16x AF. DirectX-11 features such as Screen Space Ambient Occlusion (SSAO) and tessellation have also been included.

PC_AX5770_AvP.jpg

Cost Analysis: Aliens vs Predator (1920x1080)

  • $140 GeForce GTS 450 1GB (MSI Cyclone) = $8.14 per FPS
  • $145 Radeon HD 5770 1GB (PowerColor 1GBD5-PPVG2) = $8.38 per FPS

Test Summary: In our first DX11 title, our two DX11 cards are running neck and neck. This time the results are well within the margin of error and it seems that both cards are equal. It is only after overclocked the AX5770 PCS+ even more than it was already that the PowerColor Radeon HD 5770 manages to pull ahead. This is a pretty good sign, however, considering the AX5770 PCS+ lagged behind somewhat in most of the DX10 benchmarks.

Graphics Card

GeForce 9800 GTX+

GeForce GTX285

GeForce GTS450

PowerColor
Radeon HD 5770 PPG

GPU Cores

128

240

192

800

Core Clock (MHz)

740

670

850

875

Shader Clock (MHz)

1836

1550

1700

N/A

Memory Clock (MHz)

1100

1300

1000

1225

Memory Amount

512 MB GDDR3

1024MB GDDR3

1024MB GDDR3

1024MB GDDR5

Memory Interface

256-bit

512-bit

128-bit

128-bit



 

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# RE: PowerColor Radeon AX5770 1GBD5-PPGAthlonite 2010-11-04 06:23
That is a great little card and you can make it greater by pairing it with another to get just on 5870 speeds and some better visual quality settings for less money than one HD5870
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