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VisionTek Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Tomb Raider

VisionTek Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card Review
Having just finished looking at the Radeon R7 260X 2GB from VisionTek, we today look at something a little higher-end. Let's see how it performs now.
| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Dec 9, 2013 2:01 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: VisionTek

Tomb Raider

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Latest Steam Update

Timedemo or Level Used: Built in Benchmark

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

Product Homepage: http://www.tombraider.com/us/base/agegate?refer=184&

 

 

Tomb Raider is an action-adventure platform video game. Published by Square Enix, Tomb Raider is the fifth title developed by Crystal Dynamics in the Tomb Raider franchise. As the first entry in a new Tomb Raider continuity, the game is a reboot that emphasizes the reconstructed origins of the culturally influential lead character Lara Croft. Tomb Raider was released on 5 March 2013 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows to universal critical acclaim.

 

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Tomb Raider numbers look strong at both 1920 x 1200 and 1680 x 1050. We also see that the VisionTek R9 280X 3GB offers a strong boost over the GTX 770 2GB, which falls short at 1920 x 1200. At 2560 x 1600 though, we can see the 31 FPS minimum and 41 FPS average just aren't where they need to be.

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