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ASUS Radeon HD 7790 DirectCU II OC Overclocked Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Lost Planet 2

ASUS Radeon HD 7790 DirectCU II OC Overclocked Video Card Review

It's been a long time since we've seen a video card from ASUS, but today we check out the new HD 7790 DirectCU II OC, and see how it performs.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Apr 9, 2013 10:31 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: ASUS

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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Lost Planet 2 sees nice little gains across the board, but you can see we're still below the 60 FPS number at all resolutions, including falling just shy at 1680 x 1050 with a 57 FPS average.

 

Again due to the strong tessellation performance you can see the NVIDIA options come out ahead here.

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