XFX Radeon HD 7970 3GB Black Edition and CrossFire Results
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.
The increased clock speeds on the XFX card give it a very slight edge over the reference card as expected at both 1920x1080 and 2560x1600 resolutions. Based on the clock speed different ratio the 5-6% gain is right on pace.