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Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 XT (Tahiti LE) 2GB with Boost Overclocked Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Metro 2033

Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 XT (Tahiti LE) 2GB with Boost Overclocked Video Card Review
We take a look at our second Tahiti LE based AMD Radeon HD 7870 video card and overclock it this time as well to see what's on offer.
| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jan 23, 2013 6:01 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: Sapphire Tech

Metro 2033

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Latest Steam Update

Timedemo or Level Used: Built in Benchmark

Developer Homepage: http://www.4a-games.com/

Product Homepage: http://metro.thq.com/

 

 

Metro 2033 is an action-oriented video game with a combination of survival horror and first-person shooter elements. The game is based on the novel Metro 2033 by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky. It was developed by 4A Games in Ukraine and released in March 2010 for Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360.[3] In March 2006, 4A Games announced a partnership with Glukhovsky to collaborate on the game.[4] The game was announced at the 2009 Games Convention in Leipzig;[5] a first trailer came along with the announcement.[6] A sequel was announced, currently titled Metro: Last Light.

 

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Metro 2033 performance sees a bump at all resolutions, but you can see it's not enough to bring us playable numbers at the highest resolution. Below that, though, we're looking good and a bit more breathing room is seen at 1920 x 1200, which is nice.

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