AMD Phenom II X6 1100T BE Review

Far Cry 2, Resident Evil 5 & Aliens vs Predator

Far Cry 2  

Far Cry 2 is based on a rather demanding engine and also has a fair level of GPU dependancy at higher resolutions. Many of today's graphics cards can play this game to a reasonable standard however it remains to be an excellent benchmark.

Far Cry 2 indicates near even performance across the board, with no real outliers.

Resident Evil 5

RE5 is the latest 3rd party shooter of the collection, released in 2009. Will the Resident Evil performance title be held by Intel or AMD this time round?

Once again we have a very strong tie.

Aliens vs Predator

This game is a very recent hit that utilises many Direct X 11 features, including Tesselation. What a perfect way to stretch our Radeon HD 5870's legs.

Aliens vs Predator by comparison is much more demanding than Resident Evil 5, with minimum framerates dropping towards 30 on all test configurations. We end our benchmark suite with another tie.

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Most Recent Comments

07-12-2010, 01:24:12

Thought that AMD had ran out of numbers for their Hex Core flagships? Think again...

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07-12-2010, 04:25:24

Someone hasnt slept tonight I take it, posting this at half six. Must be up with something green....

Like the review mate, shame really that the AMD offering is still trumped by the 950.Quote

07-12-2010, 19:23:31

Im still waiting to see bulldozer(more specifically Zambezi/Orochi due to launch next year) and bobcat(ontario the netbook/tablet APU). those are 2 things from AMD im looking forward to. Competition to the i7 9xx series and Atom combo. Im not really interested in the middle of the range Llano as it is still athlonII basedQuote

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