Gigabyte GeForce GTX 580 1.5GB Super Overclock - Last Hurrah for Fermi
Battlefield 3 (DirectX 11)
Battlefield 3™ leaps ahead of its time with the power of Frostbite 2, DICE's new cutting-edge game engine. This state-of-the-art technology is the foundation on which Battlefield 3 is built, delivering enhanced visual quality, a grand sense of scale, massive destruction, dynamic audio and character animation utilizing ANT technology as seen in the latest EA SPORTS™ games.
Frostbite 2 now enables deferred shading, dynamic global illumination and new streaming architecture. Sounds like tech talk? Play the game and experience the difference!
Our Settings for Battlefield 3
Here is our testing run through the game, for your reference.
Our BF3 testing shows that the overclocked speeds of the Gigabyte SOC GTX 580 does in fact help close the gap between the NVIDIA and AMD's Radeon HD 7970. The performance gap is about 8-8.5% and basically splits the difference between the reference GTX 580 and the reference HD 7970.