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ASUS EAH5850 DirectCu Top/2DIS/1GD5 Radeon HD 5850 Videocard Review
ASUS EAH5850 DirectCu Top/2DIS/1GD5 Radeon HD 5850 Videocard Review - PCSTATS
The Radeon HD 5850 is ATI's videocard of choice for the gamer on a budget. It takes over where last generation's price/performance darling, the Radeon HD 4850, left off. It's also happens to be in the highest echelon of AMD's new Vision platform initiative...
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External Mfg. Website: ASUS Apr 30 2010   J. Apong  
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DX11/DX10 Videocard Benchmarks: STALKER

STALKER: Clear Sky

Source: GSC

Stalker: Clear Sky is a prequel to Stalker: Shadow of Chernobyl. The player assumes the role of Scar, a veteran Stalker mercenary who is rescued by Clear Sky, a faction looking to explore the ruins of the Chernobyl power plant and solve the mystery at the heart of the Zone. The Sun Shafts test is part of Stalker's benchmarking suite, which uses DirectX 10 graphics capabilities and can stress even the fastest videocards.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportSTALKER Clear Sky - Ultra HQ / DX10 / NoAA
Sun Shafts Test 1600x1200 Points Ranking
Palit HD4870 X2 2GB 39.6
ASUS EAH5850 DirectCu Top/2DIS/1GD5 33.8
ASUS EAH5770 CuCore/2DI/1GD5/A 20.8
Gigabyte GV-R567OC-1GI 10.9
ASUS EAH4890 HTDI/1GD5/A (rev.A) 24.5
ASUS EAH4890 HTDI/1GD5/A 24.6
ASUS EAH4850 HTDI/512M 16.7
Gigabyte GV-R477D5-512HB 20.7
Gigabyte GV-R477D5-512HB Crossfire 31.5
ASUS EAH4770 FML/DI/512MD5/A 17.1
Gigabyte GV-R435OC-512I 2.5
Gigabyte GV-N285OC-2G1 29.1
Gigabyte GV-N26SO-896I 25.1
Gigabyte GV-N26OC896H-GA 24.6
Sparkle GTX260 Core 216 25.1
ASUS EN9600GT DI/512MD3/A 9.3
Sun Shafts Test 1900x1200 Points Ranking
Palit HD4870 X2 2GB 34.3
ASUS EAH5850 DirectCu Top/2DIS/1GD5 30.2
ASUS EAH5770 CuCore/2DI/1GD5/A 18.6
Gigabyte GV-R567OC-1GI 9.7
ASUS EAH4890 HTDI/1GD5/A (rev.A) 21.6
ASUS EAH4890 HTDI/1GD5/A 21.6
ASUS EAH4850 HTDI/512M 14.8
Gigabyte GV-R477D5-512HB 15.2
Gigabyte GV-R477D5-512HB Crossfire 27.3
ASUS EAH4770 FML/DI/512MD5/A 15
Gigabyte GV-R435OC-512I 1.5
Gigabyte GV-N285OC-2G1 25.5
Gigabyte GV-N26SO-896I 23
Gigabyte GV-N26OC896H-GA 21.5
Sparkle GTX260 Core 216 19.9
ASUS EN9600GT DI/512MD3/A 8.1

The Radeon HD 5850 also does quite well in STALKER Clear Sky's Sun Shafts test. At 30.2 FPS, it's the second fastest videocard, just behind the dual-GPU Radeon HD 4870 X2.

STALKER: Call of Pripyat - DX11

Source: GSC

Stalker: Call of Pripyat benchmark is based on one of the in game locations. The testing process includes four stages, those utilizing various weather and time of the day settings (day, night, rain, bright sun). In order to test your system thoroughly the benchmark is provided with a number of presets and options including different versions of DirectX (9.0, 10.0, 11), screen resolutions, antialiasing etc, all at your disposal.

PCSTATS Benchmark ReportSTALKER Call of Pripyat - Ultra / DX11 / 4xMSAA/HDAO
Sun Shafts Test 1600x1200 Points Ranking
ASUS EAH5850 DirectCu Top/2DIS/1GD5 26.3
ASUS EAH5770 CuCore/2DI/1GD5/A 16.4
Gigabyte GV-R567OC-1GI 10.1
Sun Shafts Test 1900x1200 Points Ranking
ASUS EAH5850 DirectCu Top/2DIS/1GD5 22.4
ASUS EAH5770 CuCore/2DI/1GD5/A 13.8
Gigabyte GV-R567OC-1GI 8.5

The Radeon HD 5850 also has native DirectX 11 support, and while it's about 60% faster than the Radeon HD 5770, it's not quite powerful enough to get playable framerates in this punishing DX11 test.

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Contents of Article: ASUS EAH5850 DirectCu Top/2DIS/1GD5
 Pg 1.  ASUS EAH5850 DirectCu Top/2DIS/1GD5 Radeon HD 5850 Videocard Review
 Pg 2.  ATI Radeon RV870 Cypress GPU
 Pg 3.  Videocard Power Consumption
 Pg 4.  Overclocking a Pre-Overclocked Radeon HD 5850 Even Further
 Pg 5.  Videocard Benchmarks: 3DMark06
 Pg 6.  DX10 Videocard Benchmarks: 3DMark Vantage
 Pg 7.  — DX11/DX10 Videocard Benchmarks: STALKER
 Pg 8.  DX10 Videocard Benchmarks: Crysis
 Pg 9.  DX10 Videocard Benchmarks: Call of Juarez
 Pg 10.  DX10 Videocard Benchmarks: Lost Planet
 Pg 11.  Videocard Benchmarks: FEAR
 Pg 12.  AA/AF Videocard Benchmarks: Crysis
 Pg 13.  Gamers Videocard of Choice?

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