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CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 955
Motherboard: Asus M5A87
Memory: 2x2 GB Kingston 1600 MHz
Graphics Card: MSI HD 6950 2 GB (not the twin frozr)
Hard Disk: 1 TB Samsung Seapoint F3
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 Plus
PSU: Chieftec CTG-600-80P, 600W
Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212+

Will this configuration run most games on 1920x1080 with max settings and with maximum 4x AA ?
Thanks
post #2 of 10
Definitely - my rig only has a 460 1GB in it, but it maxes most games at 1080p already.
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yeah, it will max everything, but in games like metro your frames may not be what you like.
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Ya you should do fine on all but the most demanding stuff.
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post #5 of 10
no, it wont, you need an intel cpu.

good luck maxing out battlefield 3 with that rig
post #6 of 10
^this. although at 1080p, game relies much more on GPU.
but that system has no upgrade headroom; if u upgrade to CFX, the CPU will bottleneck.
I suggest getting an i5 2500K so you'll have a longer upgrade path.
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post #7 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lex Luger View Post
no, it wont, you need an intel cpu.

good luck maxing out battlefield 3 with that rig
What are you talking about? My 955 does just fine (OC'd though). Dont be an intel fanboy, benchmarks dont = real world performance. I agree intel is better, but you cant just say it wont because its AMD

Yes it should max out battlefield 3 just fine at playable framerates (30+), but consider getting an i5-2500k just to be sure and OC or just OC it. If you go any higher on the GPU you will pretty much cause a small bottleneck. So be aware about that. You should be able to hit 4Ghz on a 955 with a CM Hyper 212+, as long as the mobo is good enough and if you have a good chip. Otherwise 3.6-3.8 would do.

Another suggestion is sense your getting an AM3+ mobo is to get a cheap dual core AMD processor and then wait a few months tell the Bulldozer (Zambezi) come out.
Edited by brobanmanx2 - 8/3/11 at 2:17pm
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post #8 of 10
I think the 955 is going to start showing its age fairly soon. For now, you shouldn't have trouble, but CPU driven games like SC2 and WoW may cause your FPS to be way lower than what you might think with a 6950 GPU. For most games though, you should be ok. Just be wary of any newer games (when compared to WoW and SC2) that if they are CPU driven and can't take advantage of an increased number of cores, your FPS will be a little low.
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by brobanmanx2 View Post
What are you talking about? My 955 does just fine (OC'd though). Dont be an intel fanboy, benchmarks dont = real world performance. I agree intel is better, but you cant just say it wont because its AMD

Yes it should max out battlefield 3 just fine at playable framerates (30+), but consider getting an i5-2500k just to be sure and OC or just OC it. If you go any higher on the GPU you will pretty much cause a small bottleneck. So be aware about that.
Every last bit of this.
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You might wanna get a *Newer* CPU but the rest is fine.. Should be able to max most of the games
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