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Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 2GB OC Edition Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Metro 2033

We check out Sapphire's OC Edition variant of the new HD 7870 and see what it does for us today. Let's check it out!

By: | AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Apr 23, 2012 4:53 am
TweakTown Rating: 95%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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Like we've seen in a lot of our benchmarks we can see that at 1920 x 1200 the extra MHz on offer from the Sapphire OC helps boost our FPS numbers that are just over 60 FPS to a little higher giving us a bit more breathing room overall.

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