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ASUS Radeon R9 280X DirectCU II TOP 3GB Overclocked Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Just Cause 2

ASUS Radeon R9 280X DirectCU II TOP 3GB Overclocked Video Card Review
It's been a while since we've looked at an ASUS video card, but we get stuck back into it today with the OC-friendly R9 280X DirectCU II TOP 3GB. (TPE:2357)
| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Nov 29, 2013 10:21 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: ASUS

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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Even though out of the box the Sapphire R9 280X 3GB TOXIC is heavily overclocked and performs extremely well, you can see with the strong overclock we've achieved on the ASUS card, the performance is even stronger, and in this case, it manages to even sneak out ahead of the R9 290 4GB at the highest resolution.

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