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PowerColor PCS+ Radeon HD 7870 (Tahiti LE) 2GB Myst Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Lost Planet 2

We check out the new Tahiti LE based HD 7870 from PowerColor and give you the low down.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jan 2, 2013 3:39 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: PowerColor

Lost Planet 2

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Standalone Benchmark

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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Looking at Lost Planet 2 performance you can see at the lower resolution we get an extra couple of FPS while we dip slightly at the highest. Overall, though, the gains at 1920 x 1200 and 1680 x 1050 are most appreciated as we're in the area of playable numbers.

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