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Written by Steven Iglesias-Hearst   
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
Table of Contents: Page Index
HIS HD7850 IceQ X Turbo X 2GB Video Card
Closer Look: HIS Radeon HD7850
HIS IceQ Turbo Detailed Features
Features and Specifications
VGA Testing Methodology
DX10: 3DMark Vantage
DX10: Street Fighter IV
DX11: Aliens vs Predator
DX11: Battlefield Bad Company 2
DX11: BattleField 3
DX11: Lost Planet 2
DX11: Tom Clancy's HAWX 2
DX11: Metro 2033
DX11: Unigine Heaven 2.1
HIS HD7850 IceQ X Turbo X Temperatures
VGA Power Consumption
HIS HD7850 IceQ X Turbo X Overclocking
Final Thoughts and 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 highest quality settings with 4x AA and 16x AF. DirectX-11 features such as Screen Space Ambient Occlusion (SSAO) and tessellation have also been included, along with advanced shadows.

  • Aliens vs Predator
    • Extreme Settings: (Very High Quality, 4x AA, 16x AF, SSAO, Tessellation, Advanced Shadows)

Alien_vs_Predator.jpg

Cost Analysis: Aliens vs Predator (1680x1050)

  • $299.99 AMD Radeon HIS HD7850 IceQ X Turbo X costs $6.22 per FPS
  • $139.99 NVIDIA GeForce Gigabyte GTX 460 OC costs $4.72 per FPS
  • $199.99 AMD Radeon HIS HD6870 X Turbo X costs $5.12 per FPS
  • $249.99 NVIDIA GeForce MSI GTX 560Ti Hawk costs $6.07 per FPS
  • $289.99 AMD Radeon HIS HD6950 X Turbo X costs $5.99 per FPS
  • $379.99 AMD Radeon HIS HD7870 IceQ Turbo costs $6.94 per FPS
  • Video Card Test Products

    Graphics Card Gigabyte GeForce
    GTX 460 OC
    HIS Radeon
    HD6870 X Turbo X
    MSI GeForce
    GTX 560Ti Hawk
    HIS Radeon
    HD6950 X Turbo X
    HIS Radeon
    HD7850 IceQ X Turbo X
    HIS Radeon
    HD7870 IceQ Turbo
    GPU Cores 336 1120 384 1408 1024 1280
    Core Clock (MHz) 715 975 950 880 1000 1100
    Shader Clock (MHz) 1430 N/A 1900 N/A N/A N/A
    Memory Clock (MHz) 900 1150 1050 1300 1250 1200
    Memory Amount 1024MB GDDR5 1024MB GDDR5 1024MB GDDR5 2048MB GDDR5 2048MB GDDR5 2048MB GDDR5
    Memory Interface 256-bit 256-bit 256-bit 256-bit 256-bit 256-bit



     

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    # Settings are unclearcatleap 2013-02-17 11:56
    The text above the benchmark results says "Extreme Settings: (High Quality, Normal Tessellation, 16x AF, 4x AA)".

    However the actual benchmark image states you are using 8xAA. So which AA setting are you using for these tests?

    Also, why did you do a cost analysis for 1680x1050 and not 1080p?
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