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Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition TOXIC 6GB Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Lost Planet 2

Sapphire finally brings TOXIC back. We check out the new AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition TOXIC that carries a massive 6GB of onboard memory.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jul 13, 2012 1:24 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%      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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Under Lost Planet 2 we can see that 1920 x 1200 and 1680 x 1050 performance is below even the reference clocked GTX 680. As soon as we move to 2560 x 1600, though, and really apply the pressure, we see that the Sapphire offering again manages to outperform all of the others.

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