Benchmarks: Far Cry 2, Aliens vs. Predator
The Radeon HD 6970 had an average showing on Far Cry 2 as it delivered just 15% more performance than the HD 5870 making it 18% slower than the HD 5970. More importantly it was ~6% slower than the GeForce GTX 570 and 22% slower than the GTX 580.
Aliens vs. Predator
We used the highly demanding DX11 benchmark from Alien vs. Predator playing through a test scene in the same sequence every time for accurate results. The maximum possible visuals were enabled along with 4xAA/16xAF.
The Radeon HD 6970 bounced back in a big way when testing with Aliens vs. Predator as it averaged 48fps at 1920x1200 making it 12% faster than the GeForce GTX 570. Moreover it was 8% slower than the GeForce GTX 580 and 14% slower than the dual-GPU Radeon HD 5970.
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