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MSI Radeon HD 6970 2GB Lightning Overclocked Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Batman Arkham Asylum

MSI expand the Lightning series with AMDs top single GPU card - the HD 6970. Let's see just what it does for us.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Apr 8, 2011 5:24 am
TweakTown Rating: 95%      Manufacturer: MSI

Batman Arkham Asylum

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.1
Timedemo or Level Used: Built-in Test
Developer Homepage: http://www.batmanarkhamasylum.com/
Product Homepage: http://www.batmanarkhamasylum.com/

 

 


Batman: Arkham Asylum exposes players to a unique, dark and atmospheric adventure that takes them to the depths of Arkham Asylum - Gotham's psychiatric hospital for the criminally insane. Gamers will move in the shadows, instigate fear amongst their enemies and confront The Joker and Gotham City's most notorious villains who have taken over the asylum.

 

Using a wide range of Batman's gadgets and abilities, players will become the invisible predator and attempt to foil The Joker's demented scheme. Batman: Arkham Asylum features an original story penned exclusively for the game by famous Batman author and five-time Emmy award winner Paul Dini, whose credits include Lost season one and Batman: The Animated Series.

 

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Compared to the reference HD 6970 we can see a nice boost in performance, but it's not really needed. Compared to the GTX 580 the card does lag a little behind, even though we're quite overclocked. More importantly, though, it's not such a big deal as we've already got such playable numbers and really that's the most important thing.

 

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