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Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 2GB OC Edition Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Lost Planet 2

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!

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Apr 23, 2012 4:53 am
TweakTown Rating: 95%      Manufacturer: Sapphire

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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Lost Planet 2 also sees a nice performance boost and the most appreciated gains come at 1920 x 1200 where we see the overclock helps give us a bit more breathing room.

 

We do see a little bump at 2560 x 1600 as well, but we're below that 60 FPS number we're looking for.

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