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Just Cause 2 Performance

Just Cause 2
DX10.1 Gaming Performance

Just Cause 2

Just Cause 2 was released in March '10, from developers Avalanche Studios and Eidos Interactive. The game makes use of the Avalanche Engine 2.0, an updated version of the similarly named original. It is set on the fictional island of Panau in southeast Asia, and you play the role of Rico Rodriquez. We benchmarked the graphics cards in this article using one of the built-in demo runs called Desert Sunrise. The test results shown here were run at various resolutions and settings. This game also supports a few CUDA-enabled features, but they were left disabled to keep the playing field level.

Just Cause 2 ran very well on the GeForce GTX 680. In this test, NVIDIA's new flagship beat the Radeon HD 7970 by 14.2% at 2560 and 26% at 1920, and it was about 45% faster than the GeForce GTX 580. Once again, however, the dual-GPU powered cards had somewhat of an edge.

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