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MSI Radeon R9 290X Twin Frozr Gaming OC Overclocked Video Card Review - Benchmarks - Metro Last Light

MSI Radeon R9 290X Twin Frozr Gaming OC Overclocked Video Card Review
We take a look at our first non-reference cooled Radeon R9 290X to hit our labs. Let's see just how this new model from MSI performs. (NYSE:AMD)
| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Mar 20, 2014 9:23 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: MSI

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 a slight bump in performance for the MSI R9 290X 4GB Twin Frozr Gaming OC but still falls short of that 60 FPS number we want at 2560 x 1600 like the GTX 780 Ti 3GB. Below that, though, you can see playable numbers at both resolutions.

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