1. Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

ATI HD5XXX Series Discussion

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by TheMailMan78, Jul 28, 2009.

  1. largon

    largon

    Joined:
    May 6, 2005
    Messages:
    2,782 (0.80/day)
    Thanks Received:
    433
    Location:
    Tre, Suomi Finland
    According to my screenshot gallery from Crysis MP beta and original Crysis, AF did work.
     
  2. phanbuey

    phanbuey

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2007
    Messages:
    5,207 (2.03/day)
    Thanks Received:
    975
    Location:
    Miami
    newer drivers would be awesome... the newest ones have had issues.
     
  3. newfellow New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 28, 2009
    Messages:
    314 (0.16/day)
    Thanks Received:
    17
    I'd think it's wishful thinking nvidia would have improvements. Damn, I hope there would be total catastrophy and all these drivers would be handed as open source. ;P
     
  4. 1Kurgan1

    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2008
    Messages:
    10,331 (4.75/day)
    Thanks Received:
    2,374
    Location:
    Duluth, Minnesota
    Newer drivers will help, but it isn't going to put any nail in the 5k gen unless their is a price drop, and even then, there will be no competitor for the 5870. You can say the 295 maybe could with new drivers, but SLI or CF scaling isn't always a guaranteed thing like 1 GPU provides. But I am curious to see the price drops as most 285's hover around $50 of the 5870 1gb range.
     
  5. wiak

    wiak

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2004
    Messages:
    1,747 (0.47/day)
    Thanks Received:
    200
    Location:
    Norway
    that would be 5770 should be out around october 2009
     
  6. Thrackan

    Thrackan

    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2008
    Messages:
    3,482 (1.56/day)
    Thanks Received:
    656
    Hmm, I think they are already great heaters... :D
     
  7. djisas

    djisas

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2007
    Messages:
    1,714 (0.63/day)
    Thanks Received:
    324
    Location:
    Darkness
    Nothing will be worst than my good oll 2900XT...
     
  8. Bo_Fox

    Bo_Fox New Member

    Joined:
    May 29, 2009
    Messages:
    480 (0.24/day)
    Thanks Received:
    57
    Location:
    Barack Hussein Obama-Biden's Nation
    Hmm, I just googled on this and jogged my memory about this AF issue. It had something to do with POM textures. When Crysis was first released, there were several tech sites pointing out how AF did not seem to work on the ground textures (especially roads). Here's a quick search: http://www.google.com/search?client=opera&rls=en&q=crysis+AF+not+working&sourceid=opera&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8 Since I am not playing for Crysis for the time being, I do not really care too much for it right now, but I might play once again with a 5870 card, at maxed-out settings! THAT, I am looking forward to!!! :rockout:
     
  9. GoldenTiger

    GoldenTiger

    Joined:
    May 18, 2005
    Messages:
    41 (0.01/day)
    Thanks Received:
    12
    http://www.xfxforce.com/en-us/Features/RadeonHD5870.aspx#1

    [​IMG]


    Reality. Check.
    XFX offers you the ultimate reality check with the new XFX Radeon™ HD 5870 and 5850 graphics processing units. Bringing three new dimensions to gaming reality, these graphics cards challenge the limits that have restrained your gaming. Until now.
    First, ATI Eyefinity Technology literally broadens your horizons by enabling you to spread out across three displays at resolutions of up to 1080p. Use this “wrap-around” in-picture experience to become fully immersed in your gaming—or productively immerse in your work.
    Second, ATI Stream Technology gives your system a significant boost by offloading tasks usually sent to your CPU to your GPU. The result is a more balanced gaming platform that can handle the demands of today’s fully immersive games.
    Third, both the XFX Radeon HD 5870 and 5850 offer full Microsoft® DirectX®11 support so that you can push your settings to the max and still game at the highest resolutions. And, sure-to-make-you-blink 3D effects are generated through HDR Texture Compression, DirectCompute and Tessellation.
    As John Lennon once said, “Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.” At XFX, we couldn’t agree more. Especially when you’re talking about the XFX Radeon HD 5870 and 5850 graphics cards.
    Game on.





    Stream
    Technology Cross Fire X
    Technology 5 Star
    Support
    EyeFinity
    Technology



    Bundled with DiRT 2
    Inspired by the best in off-road racing and extreme sports, DIRT 2 takes you on a stunning world tour from Malaysia to Morocco and London to LA in new and classic events. Unleash the planet’s hottest licensed off-road vehicles in a range of multi-car, solo and multi-class races set in incredible new environments. Step into the drivers seat and enjoy the revolution in off-road racing only with XFX and DIRT 2.





    Key Features
    – 1 GB GDDR5 memory
    – ATI Eyefinity technology with support for up to three displays (1,3)
    – ATI Stream technology (2)
    - Designed for DirectCompute 5.0 and OpenCL
    - Accelerated Video Transcoding (AVT) (2,4)
    – Compliant with DirectX® 11 and earlier revisions
    – Supports OpenGL 3.1
    – ATI CrossFireX™ multi-GPU support for highly scalable performance (5)
    – ATI Avivo™ HD video and display technology (6,7)
    – Dynamic power management with ATI PowerPlay™ technology (6)
    – DL-DVI, DL-DVI, DisplayPort, HDMI
    – PCI Express® 2.0 support

    (1) Driver version 8.66 (Catalyst 9.10) or above is required to support ATI Eyfinity technology and to enable a third display you require one panel with a DisplayPort connector.
    (2) Requires application support for ATI Stream technology.
    (3) ATI Eyefinity technology works with games that support non-standard aspect ratios which is required for panning across three displays. (4) Digital rights management restrictions may apply.
    (5) ATI CrossFireX™ technology requires an ATI CrossFireX Ready motherboard, an ATI CrossFireX™ Bridge Interconnect(s) and may require a specialized power supply.
    (6) ATI PowerPlay™, ATI Avivo™ and ATI Stream are technology platforms that include a broad set of capabilities offered by certain XFX Radeon™ HD GPUs. Not all products have all features and full enablement of some capabilities and may require complementary products.
    (7) HD capable display required.
     
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2009
    freaksavior, Urbklr, 1Kurgan1 and 5 others say thanks.
  10. JATownes

    JATownes

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2008
    Messages:
    1,833 (0.83/day)
    Thanks Received:
    442
    Location:
    Texas
    Nice find. IMO that XFX looks much better than the Sapphire offering.
     
  11. MoonPig

    MoonPig

    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2008
    Messages:
    5,730 (2.49/day)
    Thanks Received:
    886
    Location:
    Wakefield, UK
    damn thats hot!

    No stupid CGI girl shit!

    Thanks XFX (and GoldenTiger), you've done it again!
     
  12. djisas

    djisas

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2007
    Messages:
    1,714 (0.63/day)
    Thanks Received:
    324
    Location:
    Darkness
    Still looks better plain, no cheap stickers at all...
     
  13. pantherx12

    pantherx12 New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2009
    Messages:
    9,714 (4.52/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,699
    Location:
    ENGLAND-LAND-LAND
    Going with XFX unless someone comes out with better then that,

    I notice so far everyone is using reference cooler. How long does it normally take for different sorts to come out?
     
  14. djisas

    djisas

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2007
    Messages:
    1,714 (0.63/day)
    Thanks Received:
    324
    Location:
    Darkness
    It might take a couple months or more, they are restrained by amd...
    First sell reference stuff make money, then get the good stuff out and make even more money...
     
  15. tigger

    tigger I'm the only one

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2006
    Messages:
    10,183 (3.21/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,399
    Was that an advertising plug for xfx or what?
     
    GoldenTiger says thanks.
  16. lemode New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2009
    Messages:
    1,304 (0.68/day)
    Thanks Received:
    263
    XFX FTW! I like the look of that card.
     
  17. wahdangun

    wahdangun New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2008
    Messages:
    1,512 (0.67/day)
    Thanks Received:
    114
    Location:
    indonesia ku tercinta
    wow, it look way better than shapire an bundled wit dirt 2, now you can feel DX 11

    3 more day's to come, i can't wait it.

    wizz you should prepare you benches(and have a good quality as always) , because i'm eager to see it
     
  18. trt740

    trt740

    Joined:
    May 12, 2006
    Messages:
    10,935 (3.51/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,113
    I was talking about the 200 gtx series


    yes last time when the 4000 series was released new drivers came out increasing the potential of the 9800 series by a bunch
     
  19. GoldenTiger

    GoldenTiger

    Joined:
    May 18, 2005
    Messages:
    41 (0.01/day)
    Thanks Received:
    12
    LOL no, it wasn't... I was just posting it because it is pertinent to this thread and the first listing I found for a 5870/50 officially.
     
  20. Wile E

    Wile E Power User

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2006
    Messages:
    24,324 (8.17/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,778
    I disagree. I happened to still be rocking the 8800's at that time, and there was no significant performance jump around the launch of 4800. They steadily improved here and there, but definitely no big jumps.
     
  21. 1Kurgan1

    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2008
    Messages:
    10,331 (4.75/day)
    Thanks Received:
    2,374
    Location:
    Duluth, Minnesota
    Anyone notice no power adapter on the side as though, looks like thats what the spots on the end of the card are for. Also is that XFX card the Eyefinity only, because if its not, wondering how exactly they will bundle Dirt 2 with the base 5850/5870 when that game doesnt release for PC till December.

    Even if that was true, it didn't matter, the 9800's with drivers made by god wouldn't have beaten a 4870. And thats what I'm saying here, even if they have hidden power, they still won't compete.
     
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2009
  22. Altered

    Altered

    Joined:
    May 7, 2008
    Messages:
    909 (0.38/day)
    Thanks Received:
    129
    XFX is the one and only that I am aware of that packs a Parts and Labor Manufacturer Warranty for a Lifetime that is transferable to boot! Now when I am looking to drop 5 bills on a card at least I know if it turns to rubbish in 6 months I don't have a paperweight. I hope they continue this on the 5000 series cards. But yeah looks are a good thing as well and XFX is generally much better than most but a little ugly that performs great and has insurance is a much better deal to me.
     
  23. wiak

    wiak

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2004
    Messages:
    1,747 (0.47/day)
    Thanks Received:
    200
    Location:
    Norway
  24. pantherx12

    pantherx12 New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2009
    Messages:
    9,714 (4.52/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,699
    Location:
    ENGLAND-LAND-LAND
    That's awesome.

    Shame res is low.
     
  25. SteelSix

    SteelSix

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2008
    Messages:
    230 (0.10/day)
    Thanks Received:
    50
    Location:
    Atlanta, USA
    XFX packing is awesome too. That matters as you often see too little packing material used by the Egg and others. DIRT 2 FTW!
     

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guest)

Share This Page