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    Dirt 2

    Dirt2 is a rally racing game that is huge among the world racing community. The game combines many racing scenarios including dirt and pavement tracks with great physics effects applied to each.

    In terms of technology Dirt2 will run in either DirectX 9, or the new DirectX 11 technology depending on what your video card supports. The DirectX 11 edition adds a few new options to the game such as tessellation and Shader 5.0, among others
    Testing of Dirt 2 is with all settings turned to Ultra with 8x anti-aliasing and 16X anisotropic Filtering. Take note that the Radeon HD5000 series cards are running with DX11 at full settings while all other cards are running DX9.
    With the new Catalyst 10.2 drivers the Radeon HD 5000 series cards and DirectX 11 are a force to be reckoned with. The Radeon HD 5770 not only holds a tight battle with the Radeon HD 4890, but it is doing this while running with full DirectX 11 settings. Very impressive to say the least. The Radeon 5770 also does the same to the GTS 250. With the Radeon 5770 just barely holding a lead over it.  Keep in mind all of this is being done while running DirectX 11 compared to the GTS 250 running in DirectX 9 mode.