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Some more performance tests...I can force my monitor to go 1920x1080 with 16xaa in black ops, and I get the same fps as 1360x768, so cpu limited by a lot I would say.
    
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Yah ok, thanks for giving out that console command BTW helpful guy.
    
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I'd think your CPU is a bottleneck...
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Alright, as suggested I have upgraded my system. i7 950 was on sale at microcenter for $199, and ddr3 ram was so cheap, got 3x2gb for only $60 bucks. Then, an evga x58 mobo was $125. Not too painful on the wallet after I sell back the old stuff.
    
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Take the card back and get a q9550. You don't have to change out all of your components, and it is a very nice cpu. Should drastically improve performance on cpu intensive apps and games.

For that low of a resolution, I'd look at a gtx 460 or one of the 6800 series gpus.
No use getting the q9550 when the i7 950 can be had on sale for $199. Also ddr3 ram is cheap with $60 6gb ddr3 kits roaming around. X58 mobo can be found at $125 too, so it's not as bad as I thought. I was thinking the cpu would be $300, ddr3 would be $150, and the motherboard would be $200, but that just isn't the case any more.
    
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i am also disappoint with HD6970 release.
i game at 640x480 w/ 8-bit pixel color depth.
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^ I am disappoints. lol....wut?
    
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My FPS didn't increase any in Minesweeper.
RMA time.
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