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post #11 of 33
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Originally Posted by Cryraxz View Post
Duh?

This is completely obvious...
It's true that a lot of us could have made this conclusion, but we're much better off with so much data, and across so many generations of hardware. This question gets asked multiple times a day here on OCN I'm sure.
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post #12 of 33
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Duh?

This is completely obvious...
Speak with wisdom friend, or grow some.
post #13 of 33
obv a good card is better than a fast CPU, hence why a C2D at 3+ ghz will be okay to support most cards...

heck, i'm sure my '60 will only start to bottleneck 2x 3870X2s at her current speed.

They need to up their game, IMO...
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post #14 of 33
Have you guys seen crysis pefromance. The 7950GT kills all 8800 series. How is that possible. This means if you SLI like 2*7900GTX you can max out crysis.
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post #15 of 33
I wondered why my card plays Crysis at 20fps on high lol. And then guys with 8800gts were complaining about getting the same, wierd.
post #16 of 33
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I wondered why my card plays Crysis at 20fps on high lol. And then guys with 8800gts were complaining about getting the same, wierd.
just noticed 7950GT is on low image quality and many other features disabelt.
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post #17 of 33
Rather obvious, specially in this day and age. Really, only the most computer illiterate person would not see that a GPU is the most important aspect in current gaming.
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post #18 of 33
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Speak with wisdom friend, or grow some.
Games are GPU dependednt what more is there that needs to be said.
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post #19 of 33
Good article, the beginning part was kinda confusing, but while following along, I understand what they're doing. Seems like HL2 EP2(or the Source engine) is utilized for quad cores lol.

I still <3 my 6800GT
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post #20 of 33
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the Pentium dual cores can OC like crazy and end up as powerful as a 2.6-2.8ghz Core2duo so why upgrade when you can OC?


Good lil guide though nice find
haha...agreeed...I`m doing that with new config I`ll be buying...Which one of 2xxx series though (for minimum volt 3Ghz OC)?
    
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