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Originally Posted by Reflux;15349920 
That was my exact argument that I posted in most of these CoD hate threads. The difference is that the MW2 build of the CoD engine actually looks great, whereas source is definitely lacking in almost every area.

Problem is, people like VALVe games more than they like any game published by Activision.

Source looks great? I don't know if you're running on lowest settings with DX8 or something, but it certainly looks better than CoD.

And read the topic, Activision barely touch their engine, Valve regularly update theirs.
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not really. HD 4290s are DX10.1 only and GT 420s are OEM only and really, who play games on those?
what exactly are you trying to accomplish by listing these cards?

Get a DX11 IGP or low-end card (Such as the HD545v in my laptop) and try to run a DX11 game in DX11 mode on it.

All I could say is, good luck.
    
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That's the point. 1080p is the most popular, by far.
It really isn't. Sept 2011 Steam hardware survey puts 1080 in 1st place (26%), which is not "by far". 1680x1050 is right behind it, which was the last 1st place contender for many years. And another unfortunate thing is that this survey only depicts the monitors max resolution, not what the person uses to game. It would be nice if they showed what people used to game!

http://store.steampowered.com/hwsurvey
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It really isn't. Sept 2011 Steam hardware survey puts 1080 in 1st place (26%), which is not "by far". 1680x1050 is right behind it, which was the last 1st place contender for many years. And another unfortunate thing is that this survey only depicts the monitors max resolution, not what the person uses to game. It would be nice if they showed what people used to game!

http://store.steampowered.com/hwsurvey
If you're not running 1080p on a display that has 1080p as its native res, then you're doing it wrong :/
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If you're not running 1080p on a display that has 1080p as its native res, then you're doing it wrong :/
I play at 1280x720 on a 1080p monitor. Sup.
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I play at 1280x720 on a 1080p monitor. Sup.
I'm not even a graphics whore, but that must look... ew :|
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If a dx 11 game runs fine on a 5770, it's not really using dx 11. Period.



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You make no sense what so ever. The 5770 and 460 are the De-facto dx 11 cards and they play dx 11 games fine. I cant believe you brought resolution into the debate. Give it up, you lost a long time ago. And please refrain from bring up gameplay and story as it is irrelevant to the thread. This is about graphics and source engine underwhelming at best
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You make no sense what so ever. The 5770 and 460 are the De-facto dx 11 cards and they play dx 11 games fine. I cant believe you brought resolution into the debate. Give it up, you lost a long time ago. And please refrain from bring up gameplay and story as it is irrelevant to the thread. This is about graphics and source engine underwhelming at best
A HD5770 would be too slow for a modern game at 1080p (The most common resolution in that same survey), my GTX 275 (ie. Quite a bit faster) was lagging in maxed out DX10 games, let alone DX11.

Unless we're talking a game that is pure DX11, in which case maxed out doesn't matter...But they won't come until DX11 compatible GPUs have 100% of the market.
    
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I'm not even a graphics whore, but that must look... ew :|
I once tried that to kind of simulate how a console would look but I couldn't stand it.
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Source looks great? I don't know if you're running on lowest settings with DX8 or something, but it certainly looks better than CoD


vs



I don't think that's true sorry
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I once tried that to kind of simulate how a console would look but I couldn't stand it.
Dood, not even my Xbox games look that bad on a 24in

There are few older titles i have to run under 1080p, but i play them either windowed, or on my laptop. Stuff like Settlers 2, Disciples 2, Theme Hospital, Sacred, etc.
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