Gainward Phantom GTX570 Review

FarCry 2 and Metro 2033

Gainward Phantom GTX570 Review

FarCry 2

Far Cry 2 relies so heavily upon pure performance thanks to its console heritage and use of the earlier version of DirectX that both the reference and Gainward designed GTX570s are a gnats chuff apart at all times. Only when overclocked does the Gainward sneak a frame or two but as we're long past 60FPS it's not a major difference.

 

Metro 2033

Metro is a supremely harsh test of any system and to obtain 60fps demands two GPUs. At stock the Gainward Phantom GTX570 just lags behind a little, but makes it up when overclocked. Given the stressful nature of Metro the odd frame differential here and there is to be expected.

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17-01-2011, 04:18:36

Hribi
I won't one the look is ossom. Quote

17-01-2011, 04:33:07

SnW
That's some proper cooling its lets say ossom

nice review again Bryan Quote

17-01-2011, 04:35:57

Black
What setting did you use Tom on Metro 2033?Quote

17-01-2011, 05:23:12

henrybutt
Is it just me or was this designed specifically to match the Gigabyte P67A-UD7... they would look so sexy together Quote

17-01-2011, 06:30:49

Morbious Stone
Man That card is quite sexy, Great review I was laughing Most of it! Gainward needs 2 start selling in the US lolzQuote
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