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post #51 of 62
This may seem like a stupid question but will BF3 have physx? is that why you seem so intent on getting a 560?
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post #52 of 62
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Hey Juganot since you have a similar build do you mind me asking what kind of frame rates you get on games that are often used to benchmark?

I'm not really that intent on the 560. I think the 6950 looks really good.
post #53 of 62
Um sure I don't do much benchmarking but if you tell me what program you want me to use I will post up the numbers for you. Although I would give it till tomorrow as I currently have extremely slow internet seeing as my brother is downloading which decreases my internet to a speed where I can't stream 240p... yh it sucks.
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2500k/2600k OC
Ud7/Maximus 4
6950 flashed
seasonic 750
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BF3 will not use PhysX. It will be on the Frostbite Engine 2.0
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Quote:
Originally Posted by somebodysb2 View Post
2500k/2600k OC
Ud7/Maximus 4
6950 flashed
seasonic 750
Yeah that would be a good build(unsure if the power supply is good) but it would take the costs up to like £800 and I am unsure if the starter of this thread is willing to spend that much, and anyhow a 955 is more than good enough for any game.
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post #57 of 62
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Max I'm looking to spend is about £700 but I'd rather keep the price in the mid 600's.
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Originally Posted by Capwn View Post
FALSE



True
ONE frame per second?
ONE???
Yeah, that's totally worth the money!
(I know the 2600 is better in other tasks, but if BF is supposed to be the reference point for this comparison...
A $300 CPU vs. a $150 one?
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post #59 of 62
I'd wait till the AMD bulldozer comes out. You have plenty of time b-4 bf3 comes out.

I'm just saying..........

Good Luck
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Snowman1989 View Post
its hilarious you guys keep recommending sandy bridge when someone posted a benchmark of phenom II doing just as good.
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...k,2833-19.html

Of course, these results will vary depending on the game but Sandy Bridge can make quite the difference.
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