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Originally Posted by BigCactus;15327162 
By high end gaming I mean 1360x768 resolution 8xmsaa 16xaf max settings.

plus gtx470 overclocked.

Even with 8xaa the GTX470 is going to be falling asleep waiting for that bulldozer to keep up at that resolution in most games.
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Even with 8xaa the GTX470 is going to be falling asleep waiting for that bulldozer to keep up at that resolution in most games.
On what basis?
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post #13 of 35
dont be cheap, 8150 or get out
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post #14 of 35
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Originally Posted by BigCactus View Post
By high end gaming I mean 1360x768 resolution 8xmsaa 16xaf max settings.

plus gtx470 overclocked.
I expected high end gaming to be at least 1080p+, I can't imagine your GTX 470 is having trouble maxing out every game at that res as is.
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post #15 of 35
On the bias that the lower the resolution the less work the video card has to do (meaning more for cpu). 1080p has twice as many pixels as your resolution.
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my 460 SSC maxes out all games at that resolution no problem....all my games avg out at 90-130fps
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post #17 of 35
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Will it work on my cheap asus am3 board?
Does your Motherboard have a bios upgrade for AM3+ compatibility?

I got the 8120 and i can say it is definitely faster than my previous 1055T for games at least. Of course i am overclocked to 4.8Ghz, Which is easy for these chips.
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post #18 of 35
From what i have seen all of the x4's are heavily beaten by the 8150, if you go for the highest.
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It should be fine ... but why are you playing at such a low resolution for ... high end gaming?
It's High Definition so I don't understand what you mean.
    
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dont be cheap, 8150 or get out
8150 is not worth the cash.
Yes OP, it would be a faster for gaming and things like encoding.
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