F.E.A.R – First Encounter Assault Recon

fear Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

Version v1.0

We will be using the in game benchmark test.

All graphics settings are configured to the highest possible settings unless otherwise indicated.

fear2 Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

Only the settings enclosed in the red box is changed throughout the tests.

6 different test configurations will be used.

  1. 1280 x 960, 0xAA
  2. 1280 x 960, 2xAA
  3. 1280 x 960, 4xAA
  4. 1600 x 1200, 0xAA
  5. 1600 x 1200, 2xAA
  6. 1600 x 1200, 4xAA 



F.E.A.R Results (Sapphire 4830)

review008 fear 1280960 0 4830 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

review008 fear 1280960 2 4830 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

review008 fear 1280960 4 4830 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

1280 x 960, 0xAA

1280 x 960, 2xAA

1280 x 960, 4xAA

review008 fear 16001200 0 4830 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

review008 fear 16001200 2 4830 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

review008 fear 16001200 4 4830 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

1600 x 1200, 0xAA

1600 x 1200, 2xAA

1600 x 1200, 4xAA

fear 4830 Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

review008 graphs fear 1280 4830 Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

review008 graphs fear 1600 4830 Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

review008 graphs fear 1600aa 4850 Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

Analysis of the results

  • We can observe a gradual decrease in the minimum, maximum and average FPS when we increase the AA from 0 to 4.
  • We can also observe a decrease in FPS when we increase the screen resolution from 1280 x 960 to 1600 x 1200.

F.E.A.R Results (Sapphire 4870)

 review008 fear 1280960 0 4870 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2) review008 fear 1280960 2 4870 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2) review008 fear 1280960 4 4870 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)
 1280 x 960, 0xAA 1280 x 960, 2xAA 1280 x 960, 4xAA
 review008 fear 16001200 0 4870 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2) review008 fear 16001200 2 4870 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2) review008 fear 16001200 4 4870 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)
 1600 x 1200, 0xAA 1600 x 1200, 2xAA 1600 x 1200, 4xAA

fear 4870 Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

review008 graphs fear 1280 4870 Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

review008 graphs fear 1600 4870 Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

review008 graphs fear 1600aa 4870 Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

Analysis of the results

  • We can observe a gradual decrease in the minimum, maximum and average FPS when we increase the AA from 0 to 4.
  • We can also observe a decrease in FPS when we increase the screen resolution from 1280 x 960 to 1600 x 1200.

F.E.A.R Results (Sapphire 4870 Toxic)

 review008 fear 1280960 0 4870oc 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2) review008 fear 1280960 2 4870oc 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2) review008 fear 1280960 4 4870oc 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)
1280 x 960, 0xAA1280 x 960, 2xAA  1280 x 960, 4xAA
 review008 fear 16001200 0 4870oc 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2) review008 fear 16001200 2 4870oc 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2) review008 fear 16001200 4 4870oc 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)
 1600 x 1200, 0xAA 1600 x 1200, 2xAA 1600 x 1200, 4xAA

fear 4870oc Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

review008 graphs fear 1280 4870oc Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

review008 graphs fear 1600 4870oc Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

review008 graphs fear 1600aa 4870oc Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

Analysis of the results

  • We can observe a gradual decrease in the minimum, maximum and average FPS when we increase the AA from 0 to 4.
  • We can also observe a decrease in FPS when we increase the screen resolution from 1280 x 960 to 1600 x 1200.

F.E.A.R Results (Sapphire 4850×2)

 review008 fear 1280960 0 4850x2 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2) review008 fear 1280960 2 4850x2 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2) review008 fear 1280960 4 4850x2 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)
 1280 x 960, 0xAA1280 x 960, 2xAA  1280 x 960, 4xAA
 review008 fear 16001200 0 4850x2 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2) review008 fear 16001200 2 4850x2 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2) review008 fear 16001200 4 4850x2 4000 stock Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)
 1600 x 1200, 0xAA 1600 x 1200, 2xAA 1600 x 1200, 4xAA

fear 4850x2 Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

review008 graphs fear 1280 4850x2 Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

review008 graphs fear 1600 4850x2 Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

review008 graphs fear 1600aa 4850x2 Sapphire 4830, 4870, 4870 Toxic, 4850X2 (Part 2)

Analysis of the results

  • We can observe a gradual decrease in the minimum, maximum and average FPS when we increase the AA from 0 to 4.
  • We can also observe a decrease in FPS when we increase the screen resolution from 1280 x 960 to 1600 x 1200.
  • We also notice a very obvious increase in the maximum FPS compared to the other three GPUs.