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Sapphire Radeon R9 290X TRI-X 4GB OC Overclocked Video Card Review (Page 11)

Shawn Baker | Mar 7, 2014 at 9:12 am CST - 1 min, 6 secs time to read this page
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 a slight performance boost across the board with a little bit more breathing room seen at the lower resolutions and enough of a bump to put us ahead of the GTX 780 Ti 3GB. At the highest resolution, though, you can see like most of our setups here we don't get the FPS we need.

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