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HIS HD 7970 3GB Overclocked Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Lost Planet 2

We check out the new HIS HD 7970 video card and take the time to overclock it to see how the new GPU model goes from AMD.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jan 14, 2012 2:28 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: HIS

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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Getting into Lost Planet 2 we can see our reference clocked card managed to scrape in at 62 FPS when benched at 2560 x 1600. Thanks to the extra MHz on offer, we can see that we're a good 14 FPS above that 60 FPS average we like making sure we'll achieve silky smooth game play.

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