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Originally Posted by 1ceTr0n View Post
Are you kidding? This is it? This is your source? Some dude on evga with 52 posts? And when someone calls him out on it, he doesn't respond?! Really man? Whoa, I have nothing left to say to you OP

And what they mean is, resolution of most gamers will soon jump into 1080p+ areas, as a 580 does extremely well on any game on HIGH. So it's saturated, next gen will probably be great for single gpu 1080p on VERY HIGH. Try to understand the post aswell.

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post #22 of 62
i payed a full price for my gtx 295 when it came out , and i'm still using it . 2 years later it can still keep up with games @ high settings .
If you use AA , and with those kind of gimmick you wont max out everything .
I think AA is useless @ higher res . ( maybe 2-4X )
I game @ 1080p with everything high(max) no AA , and i can play everything .
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post #23 of 62
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Originally Posted by Riou View Post
Just don't buy any graphics cards. Don't fall for overhyped games that trick people into buying overpriced graphics cards.
Ha, you should know.

I don't think people come to OCN to see how the 9800GT is still a sufficient card.
People come here to see how the 6990 and 580SLI are running like a boss.

The enthusiast level of PC owners have no effect on the casual PC owners.
Probably less than 10% of PC gamers will actually classify as high end. Even less post on forums.
BF3 is one game among hundreds of DX9 titles that can be easily played on a laptop.
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post #24 of 62
....personally i can get a good SLI set up for less then 400 (380 bucks) and it'll be able to play any games, like BF3,Skyrim and Metro2033 so on, hell i play all my games on a single 460 at a avg of 90fps with graphics as high as it can go (Crysis 2 for example) minus the tesslation(never really did find it any useful) but im hoping to get another 460 tho


o btw guys don't forget to add Need For Speed The Run to the list thats using Frostbite 2.0 aswell and requires the same specs as battlefield 3
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post #25 of 62
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Originally Posted by WorldExclusive View Post
Ha, you should know.

I don't think people come to OCN to see how the 9800GT is still a sufficient card.
People come here to see how the 6990 and 580SLI are running like a boss.

The enthusiast level of PC owners have no effect on the causal PC owners.
BF3 is one game among hundreds of DX9 titles that can be easily played on a laptop.
Then those cards lose 3/4 of their value within a year?

Enthusiast is code word for moron with lots of cash to burn.
post #26 of 62
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Originally Posted by Darkslayer7 View Post
If you use AA , and with those kind of gimmick you wont max out everything .
I think AA is useless @ higher res . ( maybe 2-4X )
I game @ 1080p with everything high(max) no AA , and i can play everything .


I feel the same way. I've never understood the hype behind AA after all these years. "jaggie" edges just don't bother me, i'm too busy playing the game and at resolutions at 1600x1200 and beyond, whats the freaking point anyway?
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post #27 of 62
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Ever since the BF3 beta went live, people are going completely ape over framerates to the point where many people have stated we have crossed a line that PC gaming will now basically require running SLI or Crossfire in order to maintain "sustainable" and "enjoyable" framerates
Complete and utter B.S.

With BF3 @ 1920x1080 - High Settings, this single GPU will maintain 60FPS: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127581
post #28 of 62
Guys don't even reply to this. OP is running on hot air, a boat load of speculation and some strange quest to justify a need to get a console over their current pc. You analyze their source, poke it full of holes, and expose it for what it is. Nothing. Nothing at all.
     
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I love my SLI 560Ti's.. What you say? I can't hear you??
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I agree, AA is a joke with majority of games now days. It made since years ago with low resolution textures, but now days everything is pretty high res and AA/AF has pretty much lost its cause unless you're overly anal and hate any tiny bit of tearing of edges. I can barely even see the breaks in edges now days, I don't get why people run full on AA/AF, i guess they just want to brag "i can run AA/AF maxed out!", in which case, feel free to pay the price for such a petty thing
    
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