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ASUS Radeon HD 6870 DirectCU II 1GB Video Card Overclocked Review - Benchmarks - Lost Planet 2

Having looked at a few DirectCU II cards already from ASUS, we check out the HD 6870 version today.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: May 30, 2011 3:40 am
TweakTown Rating: 94%      Manufacturer: ASUS

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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Across the board we can see a little boost in performance at all resolutions. Unfortunately Lost Planet 2 is so intensive that we see most cards struggle to get that 60 FPS average we want at 1680 x 1050, let alone other resolutions.

 

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