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I have an AMD 8320 processor with 16g ram and an XFX7970 GPU that I use mostly for flight Sims.I'm thinking of getting a new monitor and I'd like know if this will run a 27" monitor with 2560x1440 resolution without taking to big of a reduction in FPS. Any comments/advice will be very much appreciated.
post #2 of 6
You should be fine. Flight Simulators take more CPU than GPU power anyways if I remember correctly.
post #3 of 6
You will be fine.
PsYcHo is right. You pretty much need a good CPU.
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Thanks for the feedback. I'm thinking about getting a 27 in 2560x1440 monitor, but I really don't want to sacrifice too much preformance.
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I don't think you will sacrifice too much performance. However, I don't think you need the 1440p.
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Also not everyone knows that if you have a 1440p monitor you can turn down the AA a bit because the pixel density makes everything nice and crisp anyway. That'll at least give your GPU a little help with keeping the frame-rate good.
     
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