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.
We have enabled 4 times Anti Aliasing for this test.
The Sapphire HD5670 trails slightly behind the GTS 250 in this benchmark but the results are better than we expected. The Sapphire card is perfectly capable of powering this game on a mid range monitor and 720p TV with a high level of AA applied.
The HD5670 can handle Resident Evil 5 with AA applied and maintain frame rate above 30fps throughout our section of gameplay – this is an impressive result especially considering the budget pricing.