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Core i7 3960X with 4-Way CrossFireX HD 6970 Performance Analysis - Benchmarks - Lost Planet 2

We find another HD 6970 lying around and throw it into the fray. How's 4-Way CrossFireX traveling these days?

| Intel CPUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Nov 24, 2011 5:43 pm

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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Lost Planet 2 is one of our more intensive games and you can see a really strong performance boost across the board. An extra 30 FPS at the highest resolution equates to a boost of over 20% when adding the extra card into the mix. That's some pretty nice scaling when you think about it.

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