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Before you read on, please understand I don't own a supercomputer and I'm not expecting to have ten executables of Metro 2033 open with no lag.

Well anyway, I've come from a PC with an Athlon II X4 640 and a GTX 460 to this, a system with a 2500K and a GTX 570 - it's a huge jump in my opinion.

I've played 'Black Ops on maximum graphical settings at 1920x1080 with 16x AA, before I would get down to 35FPS sometimes with no AA on. (I'm thinking the extra 280MB might help a bit at this resolution.)

I've also heard that with a 570 I can play Crysis Warhead on very maximum graphics at around 45FPS which is a huge improvement over my 460 and Athlon.

Other than Metro 2033, what will make my computer lag?
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post #2 of 11
Metro 2033 shouldn't make your machine lag, if it does then a Physx card would help offset the FPS drop.

Dirt 3 will be pretty intense on your rig as well, also CoD3 and battlefield 3 could cause a few issues.

But you've got the same GPU as me, so tbh, you should be fine for a year or two unless you decide to throw in another GTX570.

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post #3 of 11
I get 90 fps maxed out in Dirt 3.

dirt will not lag your system haha.
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post #4 of 11
Lag != low framerates
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post #5 of 11
O'rly,

I thought it was like Dirt 2, really GPU heavy.

fair play.
post #6 of 11
It really comes down on how optimized the games are.

Look at GTA IV, even super end PC's struggle.
post #7 of 11
Flash games, they lag on F-ing every computer I have ever used(Sb included)
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post #8 of 11
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Originally Posted by compuman145 View Post
Metro 2033 shouldn't make your machine lag, if it does then a Physx card would help offset the FPS drop.

Dirt 3 will be pretty intense on your rig as well, also CoD3 and battlefield 3 could cause a few issues.

But you've got the same GPU as me, so tbh, you should be fine for a year or two unless you decide to throw in another GTX570.

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I shouldn't say much, but a little birdie told me my 560ti runs the BF3 alpha on high at 55-60fps.

I'm pretty sure any cod came should be fine on a 570 considering they use the quake 3 engine.. I get 250fps in cod4/mw2/waw on my rig.. haha.

blops is sort of horribly optimized but OP should be totally fine.
    
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post #9 of 11
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Originally Posted by compuman145 View Post
O'rly,

I thought it was like Dirt 2, really GPU heavy.

fair play.
Sorry, but... DiRT2? I could play that game (at lowest graphics) on my 1201n netbook with an ION GPU with about 30 - 45 FPS.......
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post #10 of 11

That's on a 470... Skip to :23 lol

Fraps was giving me about 50 fps when recording, without it I was getting 100-120.

Yea I know I crashed a lot, but I was going for effects.
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