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XFX HD 7970 Black Edition Double Dissipation 3GB Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Lost Planet 2

Retail models start to show up on the HD 7970 and we check out the brand new XFX Black Edition Double Dissipation version.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jan 9, 2012 8:45 am
TweakTown Rating: 95%      Manufacturer: XFX

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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Moving into the super intensive Lost Planet 2 we see again a nice little boost in performance. The most notable comes at 2560 x 1600 which moves us just a little further away from that minimum 60 FPS average we aim for. The further away we can get from 60 FPS, the smoother your overall gaming experience will be.

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