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Originally Posted by l1o2l View Post
Well, you have to play games that have DX11. BFBC2 runs on DX10, and I have no clue what WoW runs on (guessing DX9).
WoW has had DX11 for a long time now (I believe a little before Cataclsym).
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Well, you have to play games that have DX11. BFBC2 runs on DX10, and I have no clue what WoW runs on (guessing DX9).

And when you start turning on DX11 features, OH EMM GEE. Tessslatioo....n
WoW is DX11.

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Well I'm sorry for the less than stellar advice you received here, for people to recommend you upgrade to a card with nigh identical performance just for DX11 they should have made damn sure that you would have gotten the most out of DX11 before recommending that you spend $320+ on that alone.

Its all good. I like it here. People are friendly and helpful. I try and help when my knowledge allows it. Maybe I would notice it in BF3....I thought BF2BC was DX 11....guess I was wrong.

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Don't play WoW so blehh. Get Crysis 2 demo and compare I guess. Try with your 295 then your 570
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WoW is DX11.

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This may be a silly question, but I'm going to ask it anyway. Did you enable DX11 in WoW? Cause it's not the default setting.
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Install MSI Afterburner play game and tell us ur GPU ussage
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This may be a silly question, but I'm going to ask it anyway. Did you enable DX11 in WoW? Cause it's not the default setting.
Yes. I set it to DX11. I flew around and area of Northrend. Maybe there are differences, but if they are there I didn't notice, and definitely not worth 320$ in my book. I was expecting night and day differences.

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Install MSI Afterburner play game and tell us ur GPU ussage
I have it installed, but I didn't even pay attention when playing BFBC2 with the 570 installed. I had no issue with FPS, just no increase in eyecandy, so gpu usage will have no effect on it. (I have since removed the 570. Was in my PC maybe 10 mins.)

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WoW may have DX11, but its still WoW, so that point doesn't make any sense.

BFBC2 is a DX11 title, yes. But it really doesn't have MUCH of DX11 effects in it.

You really did kind of sidegrade, yes. But it should still be worth it considering you're putting out much less heat out of your GPU now. If you REALLY want to see what DX11 can do, try out DiRT2 or DiRT3, or Crysis 2 (supposedly), and wait for BF3 (if you don't mind the stuff EA is pulling).

But you're right though, performance wise, and framerate wise, its basically a sidegrade. But you did gain DX11, and lose some heat output. If you plan to play any big hit DX11 titles anytime soon, it's noticeable.
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metro 2033 dx11 is surreal
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I certainly wasn't saying this isn't a great place, just that we should all strive to give the best advice possible and there was a little room for improvement in the advice you received. Namely from what I understand (I don't play either game) the benefits of DX11 are pretty minor in both BC2 and WoW, so that should have been pointed out to you as well as the fact that the "upgrade" would bring basically no performance increase. Also it should have been made clear to you that there are very few games if any where this difference would be night and day.

PIO I have to disagree that this sidegrade would still be worth it, it seems like he can certainly make due (and happily at that) with his 295 until Kepler and games that better utilize DX11 come out. OP those two things are what I would wait for were I in your shoes, your money will go further and bring a more tangible performance increase put towards Kepler, and games that take better advantage of DX11 will show you that.
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