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Starcraft 2 Multiplayer GPU Performance Analysis

Starcraft 2 Multiplayer GPU Performance Analysis

After a decade long wait, Starcraft 2 is finally here, but are you worried your system can't cope, or are you not sure what graphics card to get to maximize the game? Fret not, we ran Starcraft 2 with the latest graphics cards in the most intense multiplayer scenario to see what kind of performance it garners.

Radeon HD 5870 Shootout - When Juggernauts Clash

Radeon HD 5870 Shootout - When Juggernauts Clash

We have gathered the fastest and coolest Radeon HD 5870 cards from the biggest names in the industry - ASUS, Gigabyte, HIS, MSI, PowerColor, Sapphire, XFX - all in the name of finding out who will reign supreme.

Creating the Juggernaut - ATI Radeon HD 5870 CrossFireX Analysis

Creating the Juggernaut - ATI Radeon HD 5870 CrossFireX Analysis

The Radeon HD 5870 is undoubtedly fast, but how would two of them perform? In an attempt to simulate the performance of the upcoming Radeon HD 5870 X2, we put a pair 5870 cards together in CrossFireX and compare it with two 4870 X2 cards. Along the way, we also examined how such a configuration would perform on an Intel X38 and an X58 setup.