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So, it worked. I built my dream PC ( yeah, this was a BIG one for me lol ) and finally have DX11 support, along with a Quad~Core, two things i've been LONGING for. Also have a motherboard that can Overclock now ( despite my long stay here, i admittedly don't even know what a multiplier is ) but it feels good to have so much of this thing to EXPLORE!

I'm a big gamer by the way. . .

Anyway i just downloaded the Nvidia Tech Demos for the 500-series and am completely blown away thus far at Tesselation alone... absolutely jaw dropping.

I'm downloading Just Cause 2 on Steam now as i own that... but not much else. I really don't think Metro 2033 looks all that good, or do trailers maybe not do it justice? I was thinking of maybe getting BFBC2 but truth is i'd rather wait for BF3... Anyone know of any GOOD games that support DX11? Free 3DMark11 came with my MSI card by the way... can't wait to see that!

Just celebrate with me guys, i've been trying to get this thing working since morning so now everyone in my house is out and im finally ALIVE!

LOL
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Even though BF3 comes out this fall, I still recommend BFBC2. The dx11 graphics and gameplay are very good.
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I love Metro. Looks really good. DiRT 2 is a good buy for DX11 as well. I believe Shogun 2 will be using DX11 when it comes out later in March. F1 2010 is pretty good too. Crysis Warhead is a great buy if you don't mind playing a DX10 game. Crysis 2, I hope, will be awesome.

Congrats with the PC. I remember my first Quad-Core, see sig rig, and that good old GTX 260.
 
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BFBC2 is win...

But I've heard good things about Metro 2033 as well.

In all honesty, don't buy games based on DX11, buy games you want to play. If they're DX11, well more power to you, but if not, you can still max it and still have fun.

I know how you feel though, I went from an Athlon 245 to this 2 weeks ago, it was amazing
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Run 3DMark 11 That's what
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Originally Posted by HeartOfAHydra View Post
....( despite my long stay here, i admittedly don't even know what a multiplier is )....:
forgive him Mods for he not know what he speaks....
     
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I really liked Metro. It's not the biggest game, or the most amazing storyline, but the graphics are beautiful, and the atmosphere is fantastic. I'd really recommend it, it's worth it.

BFBC2 is also a great FPS, and looks really good.
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GTX 560 is pretty slow in Dx11 games. It seems to perform better as a Dx 9 & 10 graphics card.
     
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Originally Posted by HeartOfAHydra View Post
Also have a motherboard that can Overclock now ( despite my long stay here, i admittedly don't even know what a multiplier is )

Good god, man. What have you been reading about on here for the last five years? You have almost 1200 posts, and you have not even a basic understanding of how a computer operates? Well, enjoy the DX11 anyways.
Edited by Jayce1971 - 2/11/11 at 5:36am
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Originally Posted by Jayce1971 View Post
Good god, man. What have you been reading about on here for the last five years? You have almost 2000 posts, and you have not even a basic understanding of how a computer operates? Well, enjoy the DX11 anyways.
Heh basic understanding would be knowing that a thing called a 'multiplier' even exists, amiright?!

Maybe not... but the name always turned me off and i, for some odd reason... have never had a good enough CPU / Mobo combo to actually get into any heavy OC'ing. But all that is about to change!

To the guy who said DX11 sucks with this card, i was running the Unengine demo with a solid 40fps which is more then playable with those kind of eye-popping visuals

Anyway, i really really want BFBC2... how are the PhysX in it without a dedicated card though? I know the destruction is a huge part, or atleast was in the first one if i remember straight...

I haven't played a PC BF since 2142 so enlighten me... what's new? I have to WANT to buy this for full price people

EDIT: 1,200th post !
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