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AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB Reference Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Lost Planet 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

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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Under Uber Mode, we get quite a good performance boost when compared to Quiet mode. At 2560 x 1600, you can see we move from a 78 FPS average to a more comfortable 88 FPS.

 

At all resolutions, though, you can see that the top NVIDIA cards come out ahead. This isn't a huge surprise as Lost Planet 2 has always leant towards NVIDIA, due to the tessellation aspect of the game.

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