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I would like to make my self a cheap-o AMD with FX 4100, some (dunno which) mbo, 4gb ram, hd7770....

This would be primarily be used for Counter strike global offensive, some surfing of course. From you experience, what performance can i expect from this cpu in CS GO? Let's say compared to an Intel q9550 @3.5 (my second alternative).

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AFAIK. CSGO is CPU intensive and IDK if it's worth to get a Brand new FX-4100 (at least here in Spain) since you may get that Q9550 cheaper and it should run even better CSGO than my Q9300 @ 3Ghz (which runs perfectly 1080p Ultra with AA @ 60ish FPS depending on the map, never drops below 45FPS, but mine is paired with a Hd 6950, i guess you won't be able to use the highest AA settings with a HD 7770).
So. Depending on the price. If you can get the Q9550 with a decent board and decent memory cheaper than the FX, it may be better (but it depends on the price)
     
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Are you getting the 4100 and 7770 used or something?

I'm asking because for the money there are better options used and new depending on where you can buy from.
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Originally Posted by Darklyric View Post

Are you getting the 4100 and 7770 used or something?

I'm asking because for the money there are better options used and new depending on where you can buy from.

All will be used of course. I almost never ever buy new computer components, I like to haggle...
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AFAIK. CSGO is CPU intensive and IDK if it's worth to get a Brand new FX-4100 (at least here in Spain) since you may get that Q9550 cheaper and it should run even better CSGO than my Q9300 @ 3Ghz (which runs perfectly 1080p Ultra with AA @ 60ish FPS depending on the map, never drops below 45FPS, but mine is paired with a Hd 6950, i guess you won't be able to use the highest AA settings with a HD 7770).
So. Depending on the price. If you can get the Q9550 with a decent board and decent memory cheaper than the FX, it may be better (but it depends on the price)

Dude you are getting only 60fps? Something must be wrong there. I've got one computer - Xeon E5440 @3.8, 4GBram, HD6850, an it never drops below 110FPS in dm (dunno how many players that must be) no matter which map. This is at 1080p with everything maxed out (with no fiddling in catalyst control).
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All will be used of course. I almost never ever buy new computer components, I like to haggle...
Dude you are getting only 60fps? Something must be wrong there. I've got one computer - Xeon E5440 @3.8, 4GBram, HD6850, an it never drops below 110FPS in dm (dunno how many players that must be) no matter which map. This is at 1080p with everything maxed out (with no fiddling in catalyst control).

60FPS is what i remember (but i haven't played CSGO in that PC in months, probably i get more than 60 FPS, it's just that i don't remember the exact numbers tongue.gif)
But also. Keep in mind my Q9300 lacks half the Cache (6MB instead of 12MB from the Q9550 or E5440) and it's only clocked at 3Ghz. Not 3.8Ghz and that does make a difference in CPU heavy games.
But still, it's a very powerful machine... It runs Far Cry 4 on Lowest Settings 1080p (got limited by RAM actually) at 30+ FPS, sometimes it dips to lower 20s but during normal gameplay i get 30-60FPS, not that bad for a Early 2008 chip...
     
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Back on topic, is somebody willing (has the game of course) to try an FX 4100 with CS GO @ 1080P with everything on auto/high for a couple of minutes. Feedback would be much appreciated.
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This guy is playing on ultra with an R9 270
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bd6yeUaZbjk
says he gets 100-140 fps when not recording
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So if he overclocked a bit, he would be golden?
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