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Sapphire Radeon R9 290 4GB in CrossFire Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Metro Last Light

Sapphire Radeon R9 290 4GB in CrossFire Video Card Review

Sapphire sent over a Radeon R9 290 4GB video card and we paired it with the one we already have to see what CrossFire performance looks like.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jan 7, 2014 3:00 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%      Manufacturer: Sapphire

Metro Last Light

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Latest Steam Update

Timedemo or Level Used: Built in Benchmark

Developer Homepage: http://www.4a-games.com/

Product Homepage: http://enterthemetro.com/ /

 

 

Metro: Last Light takes place one year after the events of Metro 2033, proceeding from the ending where Artyom chose to call down the missile strike on the Dark Ones. The Rangers have since occupied the D6 military facility, with Artyom having become an official member of the group. Khan, the nomad mystic, arrives at D6 to inform Artyom and the Rangers that a single Dark One survived the missile strike. Khan believes the Dark One is the key to humanity's future, and wants to make peace with it, while Ranger leader Colonel Miller wants to kill the creature due to its potential threat. Miller sends Artyom to the surface with a mission to kill the Dark One; he is accompanied by Anna, Miller's sarcastic daughter and the Rangers' best sniper.

 

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Metro: Last Light sees some awesome performance across the board, and you can see that at the highest resolution, throwing the second card into the mix helps push our average FPS up to an extremely playable 70 FPS. You can see the gains aren't quite 100%, but at the highest resolution the gains are around 80%, which is still extremely impressive.

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