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ASUS Radeon R9 270X DirectCU II TOP 2GB Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Lost Planet 2

ASUS Radeon R9 270X DirectCU II TOP 2GB Video Card Review

It's been a while since we've looked at an ASUS video card, and we get stuck back into it today with the R9 270X DirectCU II TOP 3GB. (TPE:2357)

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jan 2, 2014 3:01 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: ASUS

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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Looking at Lost Planet 2 numbers, you can see the ASUS R9 270X DirectCU II TOP 2GB offers some really nice performance with 1920 x 1200 and 1680 x 1050; both not being an issue. It's only when we move to 2560 x 1600 that we see the model falls behind that 60 FPS number we aim for.

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