AMD Radeon HD 6670 1GB & HD 6570 512MB Review

Author: SKYMTL
Date: April 18, 2011
Product Name: HD 6670 1GB & HD 6570 512MB
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Test System & Setup

Game Testing:

Processor: Intel Core i7 920(ES) @ 4.0Ghz (Turbo Mode Enabled)
Memory: Corsair 3x2GB Dominator DDR3 1600Mhz
Motherboard: Gigabyte EX58-UD5
Cooling: CoolIT Boreas mTEC + Scythe Fan Controller (Off for Power Consumption tests)
Disk Drive: Pioneer DVD Writer
Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Black 640GB
Power Supply: Corsair AX 1200W Gold
Monitor: Samsung 305T 30” widescreen LCD
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate N x64 SP1

HD Movie Benchmarking

Processor: Intel Core i5 750 @ 2.67Ghz (Turbo Mode Enabled)
Memory: 2x2GB OCZ Platinum PC-15000 @ 6-7-6-17 1066Mhz DDR
Motherboard: Gigabyte H57M-USB3
Cooling: Thermalright TRUE
Disk Drive: Pioneer DVD Writer
Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Black 640GB + Caviar Black 1TB data drive
Power Supply: Seasonic X750 Gold
Monitor: Samsung UN55C9000 3D LED HDTV
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate N x64

Graphics Cards:

HD 6670 (Ref)
HD 6570 (Ref)
HD 5770 1GB (Ref)
HD 5750 1GB (Ref)
HD 5670 (Ref)
HD 5570 (Ref)
GTS 450 (Ref)


NVIDIA 270.51
ATI 11.4 Preview (HD HD 6670 / HD 6570)
ATI 11.4 Preview + CAP 11.2 R4

Note: Even though AMD claims the “AMD Optimized Tessellation” feature since the 11.1a drivers has not yet been implemented, we have changed the setting to “Off” in order to ensure additional, untested optimizations are not enabled.

Applications Used:

Aliens Versus Predator
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
DiRT 2
F1 2010
Metro 2033
PowerDVD 10 Ultra 3D
MediaEspresso 6



- All games tested have been patched to their latest version

- The OS has had all the latest hotfixes and updates installed

- All scores you see are the averages after 3 benchmark runs

All game-specific methodologies are explained above the graphs for each game

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