AMD Radeon 6790 Review - Aliens vs. Predator

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Aliens vs. Predator (AvP) is an FPS title from Rebellion Studios. It allows players to take on the role of either an Alien, a Predator or a human space marine. While the title received mixed reviews, it is a DX11 graphics powerhouse that can bring many machines to their knees.

The demo follows a number of Alien creatures, and makes extensive use of shaders and tessellation. Hitting 60fps in Eyefinity is not possible on a stock Core i7-920 (at max quality settings in-game), even with the Radeon HD 6990 or Radeon HD 6970's in CFX. However, dropping to 3x1600x900 produces a noticeable increase in fps.

AvP basically requires 2GB for any Eyefinity setup. The demo basically fails to run on any 1GB card. The HD 6790 creeps along at 3x1600x900, but is certainly unplayable at "max" settings. The HD 6790 will hit 30fps on a single 1600x900 panel, even at max settings.

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