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Sapphire Radeon HD 6790 1GB Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Lost Planet 2

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

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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Again compared to the older HD 5770, performance is strong. Overall, though, most cards struggle under Lost Planet 2 due to how intensive it is and everything but the GTX 560 Ti at 1680 x 1050 isn't able to break 60 FPS.

 

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