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Originally Posted by Xristo View Post
How was i being an idiot , u told the kid hes brand new 6950 is maxing out in dirt 2 at 30fps lol ... capable of way more trust me , sorry if i came acros as an idiot i just like to prove my point .

I don't know Dirt 2, and since it uses DX11, I thought maybe it was pushing his card to the max.

But after seeing a few Dirt 2 DX11 benches, I see that even a lower HD 5770 pulls more than 30 FPS @ 1080p.


You are correct.
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overclockable?










No.

No Overclock options at all.

It's a low end board.
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Originally Posted by PanicProne View Post
I don't know Dirt 2, and since it uses DX11, I thought maybe it was pushing his card to the max.

But after seeing a few Dirt 2 DX11 benches, I see that even a lower HD 5770 pulls more than 30 FPS @ 1080p.


You are correct.
=D ye bro , i could play it with ease on my 5850 .. the cpu plays a major role in most of todays games .. a dual core , or an old quad thats not overclocked it will have troubles feeding the card as fast as the card wants it to ..thus causing bottlneck =( though im almost 100% sure if he overclocks that cpu to 3.8 or even 4ghz the problem will be eliminated until he gets a new cpu atleast .
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=D ye bro , i could play it with ease on my 5850 .. the cpu plays a major role in most of todays games .. a dual core , or an old quad thats not overclocked it will have troubles feeding the card as fast as the card wants it to ..thus causing bottlneck =( though im almost 100% sure if he overclocks that cpu to 3.8 or even 4ghz the problem will be eliminated until he gets a new cpu atleast .
Well, first of all he can't as we've just seen. Second of all the Q8200's don't even go that high. A 3.6 GHz OC is considered pretty good and close to the limit on those.
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also i would like to point out i was getting ****ty marks like 30 fps till i reloaded my machine...

now getting 90... dont ask why i dont know... its just that way...
what res do you play at?
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No.

No Overclock options at all.

It's a low end board.
Yup he needs a new board if he found ep45-ud3p that would be good and a nice cooler. My q6600 at stock couldn't run crap with my 5770 until it i clocked it up to 3.6ghz i don't even know why i went i7 lol
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That 8200 is holding back ur 6950 , you should definatly see a big increase over ur 5750 ? dirt 2 i can run a smooth as butter on all ultra settings 1080p and 8xaa.

a 6950 DOES NOT max out in dirt 2 at 30fps , talk when you actuallly know something instead of giving people false info ... 6950 is more than enough to play dirt in the highest settings at 60fps at 1080p .... Its ur processor , these cards are not meant to be paired with an old quad .. it wants pcie 2.0 and a nice i7 behind it to ensure the bandwidth and power .
bro, i can tell u
i have athlon dual core, i can max out dirt 2 at 1080p with 35fps
i have 5850
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That's what he's saying. You're CPU bottlenecked.
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