AMD's Radeon HD 5870: Bringing About the Next Generation Of GPUsby Ryan Smith on September 23, 2009 9:00 AM EST
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World of Warcraft
Blizzard’s genre-dominating MMO is our next benchmark. As WoW is known to be CPU limited, we can turn it up to rather silly settings and still get a playable framerate on just about anything.
This is one of the most dominating performances of the 5870. Not only does it beat the GTX 295 and 4870X2, but it even edges out the GTX 275 in SLI. The only thing faster than the 5870 is the GTX 285 in SLI, and a pair of 5870s.
Meanwhile the 5870 CF continues to lead the pack. At 105 frames per second, it’s overkill for this game with only one monitor. Eyefinity on the other hand…