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The game starts as the last one ends, with Philip sending the 'kill them all' message. As soon as he finishes, one of the Infected barges in and hits Phillip on the head with something unseen. The player then controls a character in some kind of tomb. Items need to be collected in each chamber in order to move on to the next. In the journey, the player starts to see familiar places from other parts of the facility and begins to receive communications from persons who Philip had encountered previously, such as Dr. Richard Emminis who Philip encountered in the Computer Room of Black Plague, a member of the Archaic Elevated Caste called Ellof Carpenter, as well as person who later identifies himself as Philip's former adviser, Red, from the first Penumbra game.
Low vs Ultra Penumbra: Requiem Screenshot Comparison.
What FPS does a Radeon RX 550 2GB get @ 1080p?

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Penumbra: Requiem

Radeon RX 550 2GB

Low Vs Ultra Radeon RX 550 2GB Performance Review

Running a Radeon RX 550 2GB to play Penumbra: Requiem shows us that we expect it to return a consistently high 200+ frame rate. Note that those results would be running at High and 1920x1080 screen res.

Following on from those 1920x1080 screen FPS, we know this GPU is of a much higher performance than the recommended system specs. Even 4K Ultra returns 200+ FPS on Penumbra: Requiem. But it’s still worth considering the $0.15 per Ultra 4K FPS you would get compared to the $0.09 at 1440p Ultra.

This is a powerful graphics card for Penumbra: Requiem and we can certainly recommend it to deliver 4K screen res at ultra settings. Get a system with at least 0.512GB of RAM though. The PC’s processor would also want to be around the AMD Ryzen R3 1200X’s performance to get a smooth experience.

To summarise, this game runs easily using this graphics card at all resolutions. Penumbra: Requiem gets 200+ FPS at 4K Ultra costing $0.15 per frame. But if that doesnt feel right for you then you can drop the graphics setting down to High for 200+ FPS costing $0.11 per frame. Otherwise you can get some great performance by moving down a resolution bracket to 1440p. 200+ FPS in Ultra 1440p costing $0.09 per frame or 1440p High gets 200+ FPS costing $0.06 per frame.

Radeon RX 550 2GB Cost Per FPS @ 1080p for Penumbra: Requiem

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