Total War: Shogun 2
The AMD team retaliates after their defeat in Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X. 2. The Radeon HD 79xx series cards meet no competition in Total War: Shogun 2 and Crysis 2:
There is almost no difference between the Radeon HD 7950 and GeForce GTX 580 in DiRT 3 except that the latter card is somewhat faster at 1920x1080. There is also little difference between the Radeon HD 7970 and HD 7950 at 925/5500 MHz. The HD 7950 wins the test when overclocked to 1100/7360 MHz.
Hard Reset Demo
The graphics cards are closer to each other in Hard Reset Demo. The GeForce GTX 580 is somewhat better than the Radeon HD 7950 (800/5000 MHz) across all the test modes, yet the difference is small, just like between the two Radeons when they work at the same clock rates.
Batman: Arkham City
It’s like in the previous test:
Battlefield 3 doesn’t have anything new to tell us, so let’s move on to summary diagrams.