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The Shader Difference - GeForce GTX 580 at GTX 480 Clocks - Benchmarks - Lost Planet 2

What would've happened if the GTX 480 launched at the same clocks, but with the 512 Shaders like we thought it would have had?

| NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Dec 9, 2010 11:22 am

Lost Planet 2

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Benchmark Demo
Timedemo or Level Used: Built in Benchmark - Test A Scene 1
Developer Homepage: http://www.capcom.com/
Product Homepage: http://www.lostplanet2game.com/

 


 

Lost Planet 2 is a third-person shooter video game developed and published by Capcom. The game is the sequel to Lost Planet: Extreme Condition which is also made by Capcom, taking place ten years after the events of the first game, on the same fictional planet. The story takes place back on E.D.N. III 10 years after the events of the first game. The snow has melted to reveal jungles and more tropical areas that have taken the place of more frozen regions. The plot begins with Mercenaries fighting against Jungle Pirates. After destroying a mine, the Mercenaries continue on to evacuate the area, in which a Category-G Akrid appears and attacks them. After being rescued, they find out their evacuation point (Where the Category-G appeared) was a set-up and no pick up team awaited them. The last words imply possible DLC additions to the game, "There's nothing to be gained by wiping out snow pirates... unless you had some kind of grudge."

 

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The extra Shaders manage to give us a nice boost at 2560 x 1600 which equates to 7 FPS. When you throw those extra MHz into the mix, that becomes a 12 FPS gain over the stock GTX 480 which is very impressive. Unfortunately we're still below that 60 FPS number we want to see.

 

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