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post #11 of 23
I have 955 and 460 with 8gb ram and it destroys every game I throw at it at 1680x1050 res and max quality AAx6.

The only game I have that slows it down is Napoleon Total War.

Those are good choices, but as others have said, if you can get the 1055t for roughly the same price you might as well go for two more cores and newer technology.

Also you should splurge on a good hsf since amd chipsets preform poorly at higher temps. Even if you dont plan on a serious overclock, amd really benefits from a good tower cooler with a push/pull setup.

Hope this helps smile.gif
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post #12 of 23
955 and 460 running at stock has been fine for me - no performance issues what-so-ever! Just not quite good enough for 1080p imo (upgrading to Gtx 570 and 1090t), but will work well at lower resolutions.

Playing Crysis Warhead @ 1920x1080 i get 40-50fps with 8QxAA with everything on Max except shaders on good. First crysis game runs a tad slower for some reason:/, but still more than playable at 30+fps.

Pretty sure a 955 could run 460 Sli let alone a single card.
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post #13 of 23
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Originally Posted by lyster View Post
Pretty sure a 955 could run 460 Sli let alone a single card.

AMB board would require sli hack which doesnt work well from what I hear. Besides I find single card solutions more effective these days.
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post #14 of 23
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Yeah the 955 is good, it destroys bottlenecks and is very overclockable if you want to do that. Overall that's going to be a very good system and I would say its going to get about 60-70 fps on gta and about 30 on crysis at medium settings. As for mafia 2 it will play very well at about 40-50 fps. Hope this helped
Trust me he can play crysis at very high with 50 fps.
    
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post #15 of 23
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no bottleneck, i had the same setup , 460 at 900 core, 955 at 4ghz

I get a higher score with my GTX 460 at 880 core and my 955 at 3.93GHz. Are you sure you're 100% stable?


And I broke 20K later that day.

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thx and at stoack? cuz i wont oc it (for now)
OP, yes you will notice a bottleneck. My FPS increased a lot when I overclocked my 955 from 3.2 to 3.6GHz and increased a little more from 3.6 to 3.8GHz. Don't get me wrong, every game is very playable at stock settings, it's just overclocking will get you higher FPS.
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post #16 of 23
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AMB board would require sli hack which doesnt work well from what I hear. Besides I find single card solutions more effective these days.
The SLI hack works fine.. If I don't sell my 470 whenever I upgrade, I'll just grab another and use the hack. I was dubious myself for a long time, but I've seen enough people rave about it that I finally believe it.

OP: A 955 and a 460 would make a mean little rig. A 955 won't bottleneck a single 460 by any means, and you'll have some room to OC eventually to extend its usefulness. Try and get a C3 revision of the 955, if you can, as that'll OC better if you ever decide to.
    
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post #17 of 23
a 955 and a GTX 460 will be absolutely fine for your games...
post #18 of 23
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I get a higher score with my GTX 460 at 880 core and my 955 at 3.93GHz. Are you sure you're 100% stable?
i forgot lol.. that rig is old news/long gone
post #19 of 23
what res are you at? im planning on getting a 460 and 955 too with a CM 212+. also if your at a low res you will be fine. if im on a really low detailed map in a mod on cod4, i get 50fps with a 2.66ghz pent d and 9400gt. you will be fine... also i play on 1400x900
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i am looking into the i5 2400 now its almost the same price only diff is the mobo's price

but for the preformance diff its worth it
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