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@MIKE but yet how will you know if the 7k series gpu's will not do as well like buldozer to thuban cpu's event he 8 cores do not score as high as thuban

You don't, we'll just have to wait and see. I would rather wait and be disappointed, than not wait and find for the same price I could of got 30% more performance.
Also CPU's are not as straight forward as GPU's because of multi-threaded stuff and what not. It's not likely that next generation GPU's will perform less than the previous generation.
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I'm pretty sure the 7xxx series will blow the 6xxx series out of the water. If it's anything like going from the 4xxx series to 5xxx series it will be great. AMD graphics division is great, cpu division atm not so much.
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post #33 of 38
@mike i was just using that as a reference but yes the gpu's are different then the cpu but you never know they could try to push the maximum on that gpu core and it could turn out a dissaster so IMHO i would rather wait til they hit the benchmarks before they hit shelves and then see if it is worth it and if it can perform as good or better then the last generation it is all accounted on human error which is unpreventable.

@ guitar man how would you know they would blow the 6k series as i said it is hard to say this early if they will do better.
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to polizi was your card overclocked or stock when you ran bf3.

My card came straight from Newegg with the bios switch, it was unlocked to 1536 streaming processors when I checked the FPS. 60+ fps with fraps, runs smooth!

800/1250
1536 Streaming Processors
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so basically stock since i am going to get bf3 when i have the money and knowledge of what i need to use to run it at max settings and/or maybe with AA
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Yea, mines stock right now. Keep in mind I'm also running at a lower resolution of 1336x768 (32" tv). If you're going to run 1920x1080, you can find benchmarks, but you should still be above 60fps.

With the lower resolution, mine is anywhere from 60-100 fps in game (even on Caspian Border), but is usually 70-80. I just wish I had a TV that would support 1080. frown.gif
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If you are ever contemplating doing eyefinity with up to 3 monitors I would go with a Sapphire FleX 6950 to crossfire with your xfx. With the flex cards you don't have to pay to super high prices for an active DP to DVI converter. You just do two monitors on dvi (I do two side on that) and one on hdmi and you are good to go. It also OCs pretty well, I've got mine at 900/1375 along with my TF II and even though the Flex is above the TF II it never goes above 75 in BF3 (1080p x 3 with max settings except no MSAA). Never really go below 40 frames which is plenty for me.
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