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Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 Dirt 3 Edition OC Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Metro 2033

Sapphire releases a new HD 6870 with a pretty good looking cooler. How's it go, though? Only one way to find out!

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Sep 20, 2011 7:18 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: Sapphire

Metro 2033

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Latest Steam Update

Timedemo or Level Used: Built in Benchmark

Developer Homepage: http://www.4a-games.com/

Product Homepage: http://metro.thq.com/

 

 

Metro 2033 is an action-oriented video game with a combination of survival horror and first-person shooter elements. The game is based on the novel Metro 2033 by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky. It was developed by 4A Games in Ukraine and released in March 2010 for Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360.[3] In March 2006, 4A Games announced a partnership with Glukhovsky to collaborate on the game.[4] The game was announced at the 2009 Games Convention in Leipzig;[5] a first trailer came along with the announcement.[6] A sequel was announced, currently titled Metro: Last Light.

 

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Again we get that little bump in FPS and at 1680 x 1050 we're so close to that 60 FPS average we aim for. We do just fall shy, but considering how intensive Metro 2033 is, the performance here is a real testament to the power that the HD 6870 is able to offer us.

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