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MSI Radeon R9 270X 2GB HAWK Overclocked Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Lost Planet 2

MSI Radeon R9 270X 2GB HAWK Overclocked Video Card Review

We test out the HAWK based Radeon R9 270X. Let's see just what kind of overclock we can get out of this video card. We're expecting big things.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Dec 7, 2013 7:01 am
TweakTown Rating: 95%      Manufacturer: MSI

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 performance looks good at both 1920 x 1200 and 1680 x 1050, with some playable numbers being seen as well as some extra breathing room being seen at the higher resolution.

 

At 2560 x 1600 though, we really see no change in the overall FPS and we continue to fall shy of that 60 FPS number we're on the hunt for.

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