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Performance(Gaming)
Now, Given i had alot of things running in the background considering i took it immediatly out of its box and started gaming, this should be taken with a grain of salt though i must say i am impressed, Even while installing a ton of things in the background throughout my raid (World of warcraft max settings with Dx11 enabled) i reached a maximum FPS of 60, a minimum of 43.8 and an average of 57 Measured with fraps over the course of a 3 hour raid.
The bolded portion is retarded. The game isn't even coded to use more than a single core let alone DX11.
     
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The bolded portion is retarded. The game isn't even coded to use more than a single core let alone DX11.

ACtualy sweetheart before you come in trollling threads please go read 4.0 patchnotes, They updated world of warcraft to use the Direct x 11 Api for more memory aggressiveness and to take advantage of the fact that cards that run dx11 tend to run dx11 faster then they run Dx9.



And for the second part of why you sir are a troll is over the time World of warcraft has been coded to use 3 cores, First thread for the game engine, Second thread for game sound, Third thread for game networking.



http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images...yleyneocn.png/ Huh? That clearly says Direct x 11
Edited by Rayleyne - 8/20/11 at 1:41am
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ACtualy sweetheart before you come in trollling threads please go read 4.0 patchnotes, They updated world of warcraft to use the Direct x 11 Api for more memory aggressiveness and to take advantage of the fact that cards that run dx11 tend to run dx11 faster then they run Dx9.



And for the second part of why you sir are a troll is over the time World of warcraft has been coded to use 3 cores, First thread for the game engine, Second thread for game sound, Third thread for game networking.



http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images...yleyneocn.png/ Huh? That clearly says Direct x 11
Another thing of note is that these are really powerful PCs for laptops. Considering my m14x only has the GT 555M it can play Final Fantasy XIV at a cool 45-60 FPS. I can only imagine what it would do with the 6990M considering all my other specs are the same aside from I have 4GB ram and a 1600x900 resolution screen.
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Sorry for bumping an old topic.. Hows your rig holding up? Im looking at getting an alienware for gaming but havent decided on an R3 or wait for an R4. I was going to get an M18x but saw they dont offer the Sandy Bridge Extreme card anymore, and also how come the 17 doesnt offer the 580m?

The game i mostly play is world of warcraft, and soon to be diablo III.
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..But can it play Crysis1 with High-Res Texture pack? wink.gif
 
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