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We buy high end processor, Extreme series gorgeous look motherboards , slick faster ram , Thousands of watts PSU and YES aftermarket V8 coolers , WHy ??Thats right fellas , SO THAT WE CAN OVERCLOCK smile.gif No wonder majority of us are hardcore gamers who demand nothing but performance. Assuming many of us already done, and those who do actually are pretty much aware of what their machines are going to perform . But those who are new to overclock I would like to set an example of the real life benefits of overclocking . Skyrim is loved by many and it is fun to play this game with Max settings , decent FPS. Now many of US would say Get a Better GPU you moron because CPU OC has pretty much little to nothing to do with this. Sorry to prove you guys wrong ... just take a look at the Picture and judge for Yourself wink.gif Happy overclocking and Gameing (i7-870, Ati HD 5830) .335
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Yeah, at 1680x1050. Not exactly a resolution that is very demanding for a modern GPU.
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Originally Posted by ljason8eg View Post

Yeah, at 1680x1050. Not exactly a resolution that is very demanding for a modern GPU.

BF3 kills my gtx580 w/ max settings @ 1680x1050. That's about it though wink.gif
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correct, but this should be helpful for those who are concern about their budget and can not afford high end GPU right away
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lower resolution makes games more CPU dependant
therefore..OCing=good idea thumb.gif
 
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Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

lower resolution makes games more CPU dependant
therefore..OCing=good idea thumb.gif

Well if CPU is the only keeping him @ 44fps increasing the resolution will bring the GPU down but if the GPU can still keep 60fps+ the CPU will still be a bottleneck.
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post #7 of 27
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

Well if CPU is the only keeping him @ 44fps increasing the resolution will bring the GPU down but if the GPU can still keep 60fps+ the CPU will still be a bottleneck.

Im aware of these points but actually waiting for the AMD 7800 series GPU , for the time being i think OCing CPU isnt a bad idea (dont you think ) since i hate to see below 50 FPS in my 20" monitor .
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Good info, thanks for taking the time to make the picture and post your results thumb.gif

Now how many more fps can you squeeze out by overclocking the graphics card as well? biggrin.gif
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Double post, stupid slow internet
Edited by gelatin_factory - 2/17/12 at 3:24pm
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