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Ehh, depends on what game you're talking about. For me to be able to play BF3 at around 60+ frames per second, I had to overclock my 7970 to 1110 and memory to 1500 as well as apply a few other tweaks, so its really depending on the game that you're trying to get that much performance out of.
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Ehh, depends on what game you're talking about. For me to be able to play BF3 at around 60+ frames per second, I had to overclock my 7970 to 1110 and memory to 1500 as well as apply a few other tweaks, so its really depending on the game that you're trying to get that much performance out of.

I just built this system. Should swap out my cpu for a 8core FX or get a 7970?

I'm just trying to game at 1080p on a single monitor with high settings and playable fps
    
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I decided to try out the tridef 3d software today on my Samsung 65" 3d TV, I was very impressed even thought I find it very hard to play BF3 in 3d. when ever I tried to shoot at somebody I would have to close on of my eyes to focus on the sights so that I could hit them, I think this has to do with the fact that each eye is looking at a slightly different image.My performance was not bad I get about 40-50 fps on a OC'ed 7970. Sleeping dogs for me was were 3d really shined, the only problem is that even with a 7970 it struggles to do 30fps on max with MSAA off, that game is a real beast, on the extream settings with 3d on I got about 10 fps, thats why I turned AA off, even then I was not all that great so I turned shadows down and got about 30 fps. Just thought I'd tell you guys about my sunday, I think AMD's 3d solution is better then Nvidia's considering that you can use your 3d card on any 3d monitor or TV with any set of glasses. I'm gald to be on the red team now, and I don't miss Physx, Metro still looks awesome, and runs way better on my 7970 then it ever did on the 560ti.
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My first guess would be Windows 8, lol. CPU is second suspect. Looked it up and seems pretty weak trying to handle your 7950. I could be wrong though. Still learning. wink.gif
Also, I'd replace that WD Blue HDD with something faster like a Caviar Black or SSD if the main purpose for your system is gaming.

That makes no sense to be honest.. I can understand where you'd think that a "Caviar Black" is better for gaming. It's just not though, there isn't much noticeable difference between them apart from the fact that the black runs hotter (From what I've been told on here) and also costs more.

For budget purposes or even just a build that doesn't need an SSD a WD Blue is great, otherwise and SSD is worth it. thumb.gif
Though it won't help with games at all because most people that get SSD's don't even put their games on there and for multiplayer games you're still waiting for others to load up.
 
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I just built this system. Should swap out my cpu for a 8core FX or get a 7970?
I'm just trying to game at 1080p on a single monitor with high settings and playable fps

You do fine with 7950, just overclock it a bit and you play BF3 metro64 with ultra settings, constant 60fps. Don't know about your CPU though, how does it affect to fps.
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My friends FX6100 at 4.5Ghz could not handle a gtx680. BF3 64p map, at ultra,gpu usage at 50% max 50 fps,lots of fps drops....terrible cpu
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Maybe some opteron would catch up to 3570k while gaming... Get 3570k and sell that 7950 along with that AMD thing and buy 7970 and you are set thumb.gif
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if it for games dont go for the FX lol go with intel ivy i5 3570k should be a blast if it for work and multitreads well go with the FX but FX sucks for Gaming
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Hey guys, quick question.

When I'm mining for bitcoins, one of my gpu's hits ~75C.
If I'm playing a game, max temps are much lower. About 63C.
Will mining 24/7 at those temps harm my system, or is this pretty safe?
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