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MSI Radeon HD 6970 2GB Lightning Overclocked Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2

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

Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X.2

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Benchmark Demo
Timedemo or Level Used: Built-in Test
Developer Homepage: http://www.ubi.com/UK/default.aspx
Product Homepage: http://www.hawxgame.com/

 


 

Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2 is an arcade-style flight action game developed by Ubisoft Romania and published by Ubisoft. The game is the sequel to Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X., released in 2009.

 

The game begins with Colonel David Crenshaw participating in a routine patrol mission in the Middle East. After halting an insurgent attack, a volley of missiles is fired at the Air Force base that Crenshaw was stationed at, with one of the missiles disabling Crenshaw's aircraft, resulting Crenshaw being in enemy captivity. A joint strike force composed of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and a Ghost Recon squad executes an operation to rescue Crenshaw. In Scotland, Royal Navy Pilot Colin Munro encounters an unidentified passenger aircraft that explodes from an on-board bomb when undergoing training exercise. In Russia, an air force squadron led by Colonel Denisov and Captain Dmitri Sokov engages separatist aircraft but is ordered to retreat from the region after numerous Russian military installations have been attacked.

 

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HAWK 2 really favors NVIDIA and that's obvious here. Comparing the two HD 6970s we can see the Lightning version is indeed ahead, but HAWK 2 doesn't benefit the most from the overclock we've achieved.

 

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