Sapphire's Ultimate HD 3850 and Atomic HD 3870

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Company of Heroes

Performance Comparisons with Company of Heroes


Company of Heroes

Relic Entertainment's World War II era real-time strategy game Company of Heroes was originally released as a DirectX 9 title for Windows.  But recent upates to the game have incorporated support for new DirectX 10 features that improve image quality and enhance the game's finer graphical details.  The game features a built-in performance test which which we used to attain the results below. Our Company of Heroes tests were run at resolutions of 1280x1024 and 1600x1200 with 4X anti-aliasing and all of the game's image-quality related options set to their maximum values.


The higher GPU and memory speeds of the Atomic HD 3870 don't translate as well in Company of Heroes, with modest gains of about a frame per second at either resolution.  The Ultimate HD 3850 struggles a bit with this benchmark, barely reaching 30 fps at 1280x1024 and slipping further at 1600x1200 to just under 24 fps.

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