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Sapphire Radeon HD 5670 1GB Review

Batman: Arkham Asylum, written by veteran Batman writer Paul Dini, is based on the long-running comic book mythos, as opposed to most other Batman games which are adaptations of the character in other media besides the source material. The Joker, Batman’s arch enemy, has instigated an elaborate plot from within Arkham Asylum where many of Batman’s other villains have been incarcerated. Batman investigates and comes to learn that the Joker is trying to create an army of Bane-like creatures that threaten Gotham City, and is forced to put a stop to the Joker’s plans. The game’s main characters are voiced by the actors from the DC Animated Universe, namely Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, and Arleen Sorkin reprise their roles as Batman, the Joker, and Harley Quinn, respectively. The game is played as a third-person perspective action-adventure game with a primary focus on Batman’s combat abilities, his stealth and detective skills, and an arsenal of gadgets that can be used in both combat and exploration.

To test we set everything to maximum, but disabled phsyX and Multi Sample Anti Aliasing

The extra 512MB of ram doesn’t really aid the performance of the 5670 with Batman at this resolution – we could push the resolution higher, but in this price range we would assume 1280×1024 or even 720p would be the most viable option. The frame rates would also struggle to remain playable in certain sections of gameplay

At our chosen settings the Sapphire HD5670 is able to power the game easily – and those using this card on a HD TV at 720p will be able to play Batman: Arkham Asylum perfectly.

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