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Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 1GB Vapor-X Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Lost Planet 2

The latest addition of the Vapor-X line is the HD 6870. We check out this variation from Sapphire and give you the low down.

By: | AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Mar 7, 2011 4:12 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: SapphireTech

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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We really see a lot of cards struggle under LP2, more so AMD ones which struggle to hit the 60 FPS average we want at any resolution. Here is no different and you can see even the HD 6950 runs into problems.

 

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