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Originally Posted by steelbom View Post
Mmm, thanks everyone. His CPU is a dual-core Pentium 4 at 2.7GHz.

Do you think a 6570 is enough to play games like BF2, TF2, on medium at 1080x1024?
There aren't any dual core p4s. Do you mean a pentium d?
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A GTS 450 will be bottlenecked by that even. Go with something pretty weak. I really prefer nvidia, so something along the lines of a 520/530, or maybe a GTS 450, can find em for 80$ now, but that might be bottlenecked, Would probably run at 80% max load in a gaming environment.
Considering the new-ish pentium dual cores are the same arch. as a phenom 2, it may not bottleneck the 450, not too sure though.
Edited by lostmage - 8/3/11 at 8:20pm
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I dont think its necessary that i say this.. but.. Everything.
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ya like everyone else said...i mean my AGP 1950 Pro will blast that thing....and its older than dirt
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Even my integrated beats it down.

And at a resolution of 1280x1024 in a already CPU intensive game like TF2, you're going to see a CPU bottleneck with many high and mid end GPU's with that dual Pentium D.
    
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You could probably draw your friend pictures faster that the frame rate that will give them.
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Thanks everyone for your help.
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There aren't any dual core p4s. Do you mean a pentium d?
I see... he said it was (according to dxdiag) a "pentium c4 duel precessor e5400 @ 2.70 ghz". I'm thinking its this: http://ark.intel.com/products/40478/...z-800-MHz-FSB)... is it really that bad?
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You could probably draw your friend pictures faster that the frame rate that will give them.
ROFL LOL...
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Mmm, thanks everyone. His CPU is a dual-core Pentium 4 at 2.7GHz.

Do you think a 6570 is enough to play games like BF2, TF2, on medium at 1080x1024?
Do you mean Pentium D? because there are no dual core Pentium 4s.

1. If he has a pentium D, there will only be a slight bottleneck.
2. If he has a pentium 4 with HT, it will bottleneck any videocard faster than a 7600gt.
3. If he has that e5400 2.7ghz, thats not bad at all. It wont bottleneck the HD6570 or GTS 450.

HD6570 can play BF2 and TF2 at max settings 1920x1080 resolution, BFBC2 at medium settings.
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Do you mean Pentium D? because there are no dual core Pentium 4s.

1. If he has a pentium D, there will only be a slight bottleneck.
2. If he has a pentium 4 with HT, it will bottleneck any videocard faster than a 7600gt.
3. If he has that e5400 2.7ghz, thats not bad at all. It wont bottleneck the HD6570 or GTS 450.

HD6570 can play BF2 and TF2 at max settings 1920x1080 resolution, BFBC2 at medium settings.
Thanks... I'm pretty sure it's an Pentium C4 e5400... that's what he got off dxdiag anyway. The 6570 eh? That's pretty good. What do you think of the 6670? He's only playing at 1080x1024 anyway. So he should fly at that res right?
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Everything.
lol, this is exactly what I was planning on posting when I saw the thread title.
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