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AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB Reference Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Phantasy Star Online 2

AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB Reference Video Card Review

Another piece of the R series puzzle comes together. Today we check out the high-end Radeon R9 290X 4GB video card from AMD in full detail. (NYSE:AMD)

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Oct 24, 2013 4:01 am
TweakTown Rating: 97%      Manufacturer: AMD

Phantasy Star Online 2

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Standalone Benchmark

Timedemo or Level Used: Built in Benchmark

Developer Homepage: http://www.sega.com/?t=EnglishUSA

Product Homepage: http://www.pso2.com/us/html/index.html

 

 

Play Phantasy Star Online 2 and experience revolutionary combat in an action-driven, free-to-play multiplayer online RPG from SEGA. Take a journey into an immersive sci-fi fantasy narrative and explore mysterious worlds to unravel their secrets. Join fellow adventurers and fight against the legions of darkness to banish them from the galaxy.

 

Score explanation: Less than 2000: Please adjust your game settings because the processing load is quite heavy.

2000 through 5000: The game runs fine at the setting, if you have room, you can adjust some settings.

5001+: The game works wonderfully at this setting.

 

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PSO2 really sees a massive jump between the two modes here. You can see it's easily enough to get a good jump on the GTX TITAN SuperClocked. Not quite enough to come out ahead of our heavily overclocked MSI GTX 780 Lightning, though.

 

PSO2 makes excellent use of overclocking, though, and I think when we throw overclocking into the mix on the R9 280X, we should see another large increase in performance.

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