AMD's Radeon HD 6990: The New Single Card Kingby Ryan Smith on March 8, 2011 12:01 AM EST
Finally among our benchmark suite we have Wolfenstein, the most recent game to be released using the id Software Tech 4 engine. All things considered it’s not a very graphically intensive game, but at this point it’s the most recent OpenGL title available. It’s more than likely the entire OpenGL landscape will be thrown upside-down once id releases Rage later this year.
Even at 2560 Wolfenstein is very close to being CPU limited when we’re working with SLI/CF. There’s just enough room for the 6990 to once again fall behind the 6950CF, however even the all-powerful 6970CF only eeks out a few more frames per second. In these conditions the test is less about the hardware and more about the software.