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Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Vapor-X OC with Boost Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Lost Planet 2

AMD continue to battle new NVIDIA GEFORCE models with new variations of its Radeon video cards. Today we check out the new Radeon HD 7950 Boost from Sapphire.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Aug 22, 2012 8:38 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%      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 sees a bit of a bump across the board, but it's not quite enough to give us that 60 FPS number we're looking for at the highest resolution for a completely smooth gaming experience.

 

Compared to the GTX 660 Ti you can see that it is also trailing behind it by a fair bit, especially considering the GTX 660 Ti manages to pull out playable numbers at 2560 x 1600.

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