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Gigabyte F2A85X-UP4 & AMD A10 5800K Review (w/ discrete)

Resident Evil 5, known in Japan as Biohazard 5, is a survival horror third-person shooter video game developed and published by Capcom. The game is the seventh installment in the Resident Evil survival horror series, and was released on March 5, 2009 in Japan and on March 13, 2009 in North America and Europe for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. A Windows version of the game was released on September 15, 2009 in North America, September 17 in Japan and September 18 in Europe. Resident Evil 5 revolves around Chris Redfield and Sheva Alomar as they investigate a terrorist threat in Kijuju, a fictional town in Africa.

Within its first three weeks of release, the game sold over 2 million units worldwide and became the best-selling game of the franchise in the United Kingdom. As of December, 2009, Resident Evil 5 has sold 5.3 million copies worldwide since launch, becoming the best selling Resident Evil game ever made.

These are interesting results, as this particular game also focuses on the processor, as well as the graphics card. We can see that the Core i7 970 system pulls out way in front, allowing the HD7970 GHZ Edition to fully utilise all the bandwidth. The Core i3 2105 and AMD A10 5800K systems on the other hand are limited by comparison. Still, its perfectly playable with 60 fps+ at all times.

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