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post #11 of 68
Honestly, batch #'s don't mean poop anymore. Silicon lottery in general..Curios once your mobo arrives though!
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Upgrading from msi g41 1155 and 3570k to Asus rog hero 1150 4770k

And I've had the 780ti windforce oc version

And 16gb dual channel ddr3 1600
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Hero is a great mobo imo, With Haswell, overclocks are dependent on cpu, not so much the mobo.
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well I was wondering more if the mobo might be bottlenecking than anything

hero loses to ASRock OCF easily IMO( I love the z87m OCF build I did for my dad)
I don't care for the hero looks cheap compared to all the other gaming boards

that is pretty weird though I don't see what would be causing performance loss like that with your setup
780Ti is supposed to be damn impressive
Edited by tatmMRKIV - 4/18/14 at 10:37am
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Yea but I got it for $86 lightly used on eBay so I couldn't turn it down haha
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Originally Posted by fade2green514 View Post

Well for all I know they made the game more efficient for i7's. But I mean I'm looking to get 60+fps in open world raids which my i5 @ 4.5ghz did not do. It would only guarantee me like 45fps.

I have a 144hz monitor because I'm very picky about how smooth the game is.

Also if you read what I said I'm looking to game in 3d which stresses the gpu and cpu even more. So yea, in short I need like 4.4 or better preferably. Unless you guys think something else is holding me back

If your i5-4670k did not give you constant 60 FPS then it is unlikely that the 4770k will, no matter how much you OC it.

Performance of the kind you want is only obtainable through a heavily overclocked Ivy Bridge Extreme.

I therefore recommend you buy an Intel® Core™ i7-4960X Processor Extreme Edition.

Also, I don't think there is a consumer grade CPU in the market today able to produce 144 FPS in a raid/open environment in WoW@1080p ULTRA thus making your 144Hz monitor worthless

WoW is pretty smooth at 30ish FPS with a Haswell. Any further performance is simply unnecessary. You remind me of that guy at MMO Champ forums who spent over 4000 USD to build an 120 FPS system just for WoW, and failed.

Don't be like that guy. It sucks. It's like chasing the Holy Grail.
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post #17 of 68
yeah thats completely justified then. For 90$ Id have a hero

really.... no clue whats creating a bottleneck for you... unless you can sli the 780ti I think you are stuck
post #18 of 68
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Well I mostly upgraded because my dad bought my parts. And I do play bf4 all that'll take advantage of all the cores and threads. But I'm hoping warlords gets updated to take advantage of the i7's capabilities
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post #19 of 68
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Oh and yea the 780ti is really impressive you're right. It sits at 80 percent gpu usage at the heaviest of times while gaming in 3d in world of warcraft. Bf4 is the only game I play that maxes it out (obviously it becomes the bottleneck) but the game doesn't have any dips in fps below like 60 even on multiplayer ultra settings

I honestly think blizzard just needs to implement more efficient programming
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Arxontas View Post

I am playing WoW at 1920X1080 ULTRA with my 4770k UNDERclocked at 3GHz.

WoW is based on a 2002 ancient graphics engine, and the stories about it requiring too much CPU power are overhyped and by and large baseless.

Previously I had a Core 2 Extreme QX9650@4GHz with which I played WoW at 1920X1080 ULTRA too with excellent performance.

Imo, modern CPUS are overkill for an ancient game such as WoW which features low quality graphics/textures.

Woopty do lol. Go mid in isle of conquest 40 on 40.
Go stand in the main city on tich server, where there are 200+ people.

I get 250+ fps on ultra easy, but when u hit the above 2 points, you will get FPS drops no matter what due to the game being badly coded.
More people around in wow, the less gpu/cpu % the game uses. It should be the other way around.
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