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post #11 of 20
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Originally Posted by Pentium4 531 overclocker View Post
striving for a high crysis FPS is useless... because no matter waht hardware you use today, the highest you will get is like 40FPS MAX, because the fking engine is a greedy lil muderfker... i stop trying after i beat the game, as long as you can play it out comfortably at MAX, who cares about ur FPS on crysis... even in the future, 4 years from now with GTX 680s crysis is so inefficient, that it wouunt even utilize the full potential of many systems, because remember... the game was written when dual core processors were new to the consumer market..

i recommend trying to max out Metro 2033 or crysis 2 when it comes out... but i have a fealling crysis 2 will be able to be maxed out on an i3 with a 5770, because well... its was supposed to have a more optimized game engine,
hes talking about crysis warhead which is known to yield higher FPS than the original crysis. The OP has a settings issue.
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post #12 of 20
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But I can't figure out what that settings issue IS. I have plenty of memory my processor should be adequate.

Should I get a motherboard that will allow me to attempt to unlock the fourth core of my processor?

What settings could bog me down so much?

object quality is on mainstream and physics are on mainstream, but everything else is up.
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I cant help but think that CPU is a massive bottleneck for the 285 in SLI
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post #14 of 20
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I need to buy a quad core and a new motherboard then. Ugh. Here comes the saving up/.
hehe Crysis is what got me into this whole build your own rig fad too
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bottlenecking..
    
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post #16 of 20
AGREED... it's his processor and perhaps he needs a hell of a upgrade. Trust me you'll wanna be ready in 2 months when Crysis 2 comes out.
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yup, it might be the time to upgrade.
post #18 of 20
It's your processor. If you want to yield more fps go the sandy bridge/1366/1156 route, with a decent motherboard for those 285's. Your performance has many variables here including the resolution at which you play your games. In the end, you have massive bottleneck there with those two cards and your processor. Even a phenom II x4 or x6 would yield higher results.
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post #19 of 20
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It's your processor. If you want to yield more fps go the sandy bridge/1366/1156 route, with a decent motherboard for those 285's. Your performance has many variables here including the resolution at which you play your games. In the end, you have massive bottleneck there with those two cards and your processor. Even a phenom II x4 or x6 would yield higher results.
Or an i3 like meee
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post #20 of 20
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I make 70 bucks a week, so a major upgrade is not logical in the near future. Give or take a bout 3 weeks to save up for motherboard+memory alone and at least another month to save up for a processor.

Question being I don't know whether to go to Intel or AMD, because the processor I currently have has the possible ability of being unlocked to 4 cores instead of 3. That could save me a lot of money in the long run, but I don't have the option to TRY and unlock it with this motherboard so I don't know.
I have no idea, but I'll start saving up and in the long run I'll end up with what I need, so eh.
Edited by xephyr - 1/20/11 at 12:39pm
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