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Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 Dirt 3 Edition OC Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Total War: Shogun 2

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

Total War: Shogun 2

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Latest Steam Update

Timedemo or Level Used: Built in Benchmark

Developer Homepage: http://www.creative-assembly.co.uk/

Product Homepage: http://www.totalwar.com/shogun2

 

 

Shogun 2 is set in 16th-century feudal Japan, in the aftermath of the Onin War. The country is fractured into rival clans led by local warlords, each fighting for control. The player takes on the role of one of these warlords, with the goal of dominating other factions and claiming his rule over Japan. The standard edition of the game will feature a total of eight factions (plus a ninth faction for the tutorial), each with a unique starting position and different political and military strengths.

 

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While performance is strong at 1280 x 720 with the balance preset, we can see that at 1920 x 1080 with the high preset the cards do struggle.

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