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Sapphire Radeon HD 6790 1GB Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Mafia II

With the high end market taken care of, AMD begin to concentrate on some more budget friendly models with the new HD 6790. We look at Sapphires to kick things off!

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Apr 5, 2011 3:54 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%      Manufacturer: Sapphire

Mafia II

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Latest Steam Update
Timedemo or Level Used: Built in Benchmark
Developer Homepage: http://www.2kczech.com/
Product Homepage: http://www.mafia2game.com/
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Mafia II is a third-person action-adventure video game, the sequel to Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven. It is developed by 2K Czech, previously known as Illusion Softworks, and is published by 2K Games. The game is set from 1943 to 1951 in Empire Bay (the name is a reference to New York's state nickname "The Empire State"), a fictional city based on San Francisco and New York City, with influences from Chicago and Detroit. The game features a completely open-ended game map of 10 square miles. No restrictions are included from the start of the game. There are around 50 vehicles in the game, as well as licensed music from the era.

 

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Mafia II performance does fall a little below the 60 FPS mark we want, but it's pretty much what we consider playable while also performing almost in line with the GTX 550 Ti. A small detail drop, though, would yield some extra FPS which would make sure overall performance was silky smooth.

 

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