Benchmarks: S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat, World in Conflict
For the second time in this review, the Radeon HD 6870 edged ahead of the Radeon HD 5870, offering 3% more speed at 1920x1200. The Radeon HD 6870 was also 11% faster than the Radeon HD 5850 and 8% quicker than the GeForce GTX 460 (1GB), but it did slip behind the GeForce GTX 470 by 13%.
World in Conflict Soviet Assault
World in Conflict has a solid built-in benchmark tool, so we used that for testing this game, which was run at "very high" quality with 4xAA/16xAF.
Running World in Conflict Soviet Assault at 1920x1200, the Radeon HD 6870 was on par with the Radeon HD 5870 and GeForce GTX 470, while it was 16% faster than the GeForce GTX 460 (1GB) and 18% faster than the Radeon HD 5850.
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