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MSI R9 290 OC Gaming Edition Review (1600p, Ultra HD 4K)

Splinter Cell Blacklist is the sixth installment in the series. The game begins with Sam Fisher and his old friend Victor Coste who are about to depart from Andersen AFB in Guam when an unknown enemy force destroys the entire base. Assisted by hacker specialist Charlie Cole, Sam and Vic manage to escape, although Vic is injured after protecting Sam from a grenade. Soon after, a terrorist group calling itself “The Engineers” assumes responsibility for the attack and announce that it was the first of a deadly countdown of escalating attacks (called “The Blacklist”) on United States assets, declaring that they will halt the attacks only after the U.S. government accomplish the demand of calling back all American troops deployed abroad.
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We selected 4K – 3840×2160 resolution and the ‘High’ Graphics quality preset. Screenshots shown above.
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This is a great looking game when running at Ultra HD 4K and the MSI R9 290 OC Gaming Edition has no problems delivering a smooth game experience, averaging 46 frames per second.

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