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PowerColor PCS+ Radeon HD 7970 3GB VORTEX II Overclocked Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2

We check out the brand new PCS+ HD 7970 3GB VORTEX II video card from PowerColor and overclock it to see how it goes.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Apr 25, 2012 1:48 pm
TweakTown Rating: 96%      Manufacturer: PowerColor

Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X.2

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Benchmark Demo

Timedemo or Level Used: Built-in Test

Developer Homepage: http://www.ubi.com/UK/default.aspx

Product Homepage: http://www.hawxgame.com/

 

 

Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2 is an arcade-style flight action game developed by Ubisoft Romania and published by Ubisoft. The game is the sequel to Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X., released in 2009.

 

The game begins with Colonel David Crenshaw participating in a routine patrol mission in the Middle East. After halting an insurgent attack, a volley of missiles is fired at the Air Force base that Crenshaw was stationed at, with one of the missiles disabling Crenshaw's aircraft, resulting Crenshaw being in enemy captivity. A joint strike force composed of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and a Ghost Recon squad executes an operation to rescue Crenshaw. In Scotland, Royal Navy Pilot Colin Munro encounters an unidentified passenger aircraft that explodes from an on-board bomb when undergoing training exercise. In Russia, an air force squadron led by Colonel Denisov and Captain Dmitri Sokov engages separatist aircraft but is ordered to retreat from the region after numerous Russian military installations have been attacked.

 

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While H.A.W.X. 2 already sees some very impressive FPS, you can see the overclock helps boost performance even further at all resolutions.

 

While the GTX 680 manages to come out ahead at the lower resolutions, when it comes down to the highest resolution, we see that only 9 FPS separate the two video cards, which in this instance, equates to only a 5% difference in speed.

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