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Sapphire Radeon R9 290X TRI-X 4GB OC Overclocked Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Lost Planet 2

Sapphire Radeon R9 290X TRI-X 4GB OC Overclocked Video Card Review

We check out the massive Radeon R9 290X TRI-X 4GB OC video card from Sapphire and find out what it is capable of doing under our tests.

| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Mar 7, 2014 3:12 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%      Manufacturer: Sapphire

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. It takes place ten years after the events of the first game on the same fictional planet. 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, after 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 sees a bit of a performance boost across the board. The heavy emphasis on Tessellation, though, means that our NVIDIA offerings do sit ahead. Fortunately, performance on a whole at all resolutions is very strong on the Sapphire R9 290X TRI-X 4GB OC when overclocked.

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