The entire line XFX ATI Radeon HD 4000 in a single test
April 19, 2009, 8:51 am
The developer graphics adapter, which is one of the three friends overclockers, at one point suggested that his fans on the basis of graphics processor ATI. Such a step has been caused not only a desire to please, but rather that the line of Radeon HD 4000 has been very successful. News of our site has been covering news of XFX, today, thanks to the efforts of guys resource Overclock3D.net, we get acquainted with all the cards in a single assay. Let`s start with the characteristics of boards XFX HD 4850 XXX, HD 4870 XXX, HD 4890 and HD 4870 XXX X2. When measuring energy consumption during idle and under load the system received the following information. The working temperature with a simple and stress in Furmark. Video XFX 4850 XXX was able to disperse up to 700/1200 MHz for core and memory respectively. Model XFX 4870 XXX consistently worked with the acceleration to 790/2200 MHz. News from ATI, HD 4890, XFX subdued performance in the 1 GHz to the nucleus, and 1200 MHz memory. Flagship product HD 4870 X2 was able to disperse up to 800/1000 MHz. To test the system was collected at the base of the motherboard Gigabyte EX58-UD5 and CPU Intel i7-920 accelerated to the frequency of 3, 8 GHz. RAM volume 3 X 2 GB of Corsair DDR3 1600 MHz and power supply Gigabyte ODIN power of 1200 Watts. Let`s start with the popular disciplines of 3DMark. HD 4870 X2 Graphics card does not leave any chances to their colleagues and with the increase in workload only increases their advantage. Very visual graphics that clearly placed all the cards in its place. Pleases for its good results of new HD 4890. In the game Unreal Tournament 3, with permission 1680h1050 adapter XFX 4890 XXX approached close enough to the flagship, and this again suggests that if there is a valid monitor chase for HD 4870 X2 in this game is not worth it. At about the same results in the Race Driver:Grid, although resolving 1920h1200 graphic adapters XFX 4870 XXX XXX and XFX 4890 showed the same number of frames per second. As a shooter Call of Duty 4 HD 4870 X2 graphics card is working its price by 100% in any resolution. The same situation in the game Far Cry 2. colleagues presented their assessment of the participants tested. Graphics Card XFX XXX 4850 was the best purchase for their money, goods XFX 4870 XXX XXX and XFX 4890 were recommended to purchase a HD 4870 X2 choice of demanding players. However, especially emphasized that the cooling system of all models tested slightly shumnovata.