Velocity Reviews - Computer Hardware Reviews

Velocity Reviews > General Discussion > Front Page News > AMD Radeon HD 3800

Reply
Thread Tools

AMD Radeon HD 3800

 
 
Ian Ian is offline
Administrator
Ian's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 1,156
 
      11-15-2007
Toms Hardware have a review of the ATI/AMD Radeon HD 3850 and 3870 cards, but these fail to impress in the latest batch of testing:

Quote:
In the end, the Radeon HD 3870 is far from being a revolution, despite what its name and the Direct3D 10.1 compatibility might suggest. Anyway, thanks to its slightly higher clock, due to its greatly reduced process (55 nm), it manages to outgrow the HD 2900 XT on the majority of games, despite a smaller bandwidth (see averages next page), but it doesn’t reach the level of the GeForce 8800 GT, which remains 11% superior when filters are disabled and 18% when they’re enabled. However, this is all the more coherent with its aggressive price, since at less than $200 it proves to be 20% cheaper than the 8800 GT, whose availability will remain weak until January. The performance-price ratio is, as of today, slightly better for AMD, which took the opportunity to correct the consumption and noise level, without however matching NVIDIA, once again.
Read the article at Toms Hardware.
 
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Manchester is x86? mcqueene@gmail.com Windows 64bit 4 01-07-2008 11:48 PM
AMD shows off Radeon HD 3870 X2 Nighthawk NZ Computing 2 11-30-2007 05:39 AM
AMD X2 3800 PC not so fast Mike Computer Support 2 01-15-2007 02:37 AM
Re: Sapphire Radeon 9000, Windows ME, AMD Duron Dave Kahn Computer Support 0 07-08-2003 08:32 AM
Re: Sapphire Radeon 9000, Windows ME, AMD Duron Mark Computer Support 1 07-07-2003 08:45 AM



Advertisments