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GeForce GTX 480 benchmarks vs. HD 5870 here

By fairytale00
Apr 2, 2010
  1. Hardware Canucks has an interesting article on the GF100 and how it will probably fare against the HD 5870. While this is still all speculation, it seems that the GTX 480 as it will be called will definitely beat the HD 5870 but fall short against the HD 5970. ATI will hang on to the performance crown for now while Nvidia will again have the fastest single GPU. I don't expect the GTX 480 to be cheap. Most likely boards will cost in the area of $499 and possibly higher with the expected high demand for the product. With the HD 5870 positioned at approx. $400, ATI would not have to lower it by much to have it remain competitive. I still think we will see a price cut by ATI as soon as GTX 480 launches.
     
  2. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,951   +731

    Bit late with that news.
    There's 40+ reviews out at the moment including HC's.
    The Cliff's notes version:
    HD 5870 wins in Wolfenstein (5%), Left 4 Dead (10%).
    Both cards equal in Mass Effect 2, Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway
    GTX 480 wins in Dark Void (20%), GTA 4 (20%), NFS:Shift (10%), WoW:Wrath of the Lich King (30-35%), Resident Evil 5 (5-10%), Just Cause 2 (20%), HAWX (10-20%), Dawn of War 2 (5-15%), Crysis Warhead (10-30%), CoH: Opposing Fronts (15%), Battleforge (25%), Mass Effect (5-6%), Left 4 Dead 2 (10-20%), Far Cry 2 (25-35%), Dragons Age: Origins (5-6%), Call of Duty:World at War (30%), Batman:Arkham Asylum (no PhysX) (6%), World in Conflict:Soviet Assault (30%), Alien v Predator (30%), Metro 2033 (20+%), DIRT 2 (0-15%), Call of Duty:Modern Warfare 2 (0-20%)

    Games that had either card winning the fps battle dependant upon IQ and test regime: STALKER:Call of Pripyat, Battlefield 2 Bad Company, Anno 1404, Crysis.

    Percentages are approximate and only include tests carried out at 1680x1050 and above with AA and AF enabled if available in the game console (or forced through ATI/nV console), since as a system builder it's reasonable to expect that any potential customers for either card are not likely to game at a lower resolution.
    Regardless of percentages, both these cards are more than capable of chewing through virtually any game thrown at them....as are a few other lower priced options.
     
  3. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Posts: 6,594   +352

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