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AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB Reference Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Just Cause 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

Just Cause 2

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Latest Steam Update

Timedemo or Level Used: Dark Tower

Developer Homepage: http://www.eidos.com/

Product Homepage: http://www.justcause.com/

 

 

Just Cause 2 employs the Avalanche Engine 2.0, an updated version of the engine used in Just Cause. The game is set on the other side of the world from the original Just Cause, on the fictional island of Panau in Southeast Asia. Panau has varied terrain, from desert to alpine to rainforest. Rico Rodriguez returns as the protagonist, aiming to overthrow the evil dictator Pandak "Baby" Panay and confront his former mentor, Tom Sheldon.

 

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Just Cause 2 in Uber Mode sees some excellent performance jumps when compared to the card running in Quiet Mode. The increases we see are easily enough to take it from trialing behind the top two NVIDIA offerings to coming out ahead of it easily.

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