Contemporary Graphics Cards performance in Crysis 2


Crysis 2

tested by xbitlabs


Remarkably, the difference between AMD and Nvidia solutions is really minuscule in this particular market segment. The now outdated Radeon HD 5770 stands its ground and mirrors GeForce GTX 550 Ti performance across all resolutions.

The game clearly prefers Nvidia over AMD, as both Radeon HD 6950 and Radeon HD 6870 are struggling to catch up. It seems that Crysis 2 favors the now outdated 5-way VLIW architecture used in the Radeon HD 68×0 graphics cards as there is really a surprisingly small difference in performance between Cayman and Barts based products.

Test Setup:

  • CPU : Intel Core i7-975
  • CPU Cooler : Scythe SCKTN-3000 Katana 3
  • Display : Dell 3007WFP
  • HDD : Samsung Spinpoint F3
  • Memory : 6GB Corsair XMS3-12800C9 DDR3 1333 MHz
  • Motherboard : Gigabyte GA-EX58-Extreme
  • Operating System : Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x64
  • PSU : Ultra X4 850 W modular
  • Video Card : Nvidia GeForce 270

The following Vidoe cards were compared:

  • AMD Radeon HD5670
  • AMD Radeon HD5750
  • AMD Radeon HD5770
  • AMD Radeon HD6850
  • AMD Radeon HD6870
  • AMD Radeon HD6950
  • AMD Radeon HD6970
  • AMD Radeon HD6990
  • Nvidia GeForce GT240
  • Nvidia GeForce GT430
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX550 Titanium
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX560 Titanium
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX570
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX580
  • Nvidia GeForce
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~ by benchmarkstest on April 26, 2011.

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