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MSI GeForce GTX 580 1536MB Video Card Overclocked (Page 7)

By Shawn Baker from Dec 6, 2010 @ 6:28 CST
Manufacturer: MSI

Lost Planet 2

Version and / or Patch Used: Benchmark Demo
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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This is exactly what we want to see from an overclock. You can see not a single setup gets 60 FPS or better at 2560 x 1600. When overclocked, though, the GTX 580 manages to hit that magical 60 FPS number. This turns a game from unplayable to playable which is exactly what you want to see when you overclock.

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