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Originally Posted by Buzzin92 View Post
What are you on about... BC2 on my E5200 runs perfect at 50 - 60 fps...


Of COURSE it does! ...So load up a 32 player map, FRAPs it, and show it to us.

Everyone knows dual cores suck at BFBC2, so if you're going to claim your E5200 can pull off the impossible, expect me to want some evidence.

I seriously doubt an E5200 will pull off 50 fps in even single player, I'd be shocked if it could.

OP: At playable resolutions and maxed graphics, I'd say there's only a small handful of games that will show significant gains with the quad. (i.e. GTA 4, BFBC2, etc) I'd love to be wrong, looking forward to your testing.
Edited by pursuinginsanity - 3/6/11 at 6:42am
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post #52 of 64
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Originally Posted by B!0HaZard View Post
Nice, my mind is like totally blown from this information Please, oh great all-knowing master, share more of your wisdom with us.
/sarcasm
Get lost, troll.
Oh, OK. Let me base my reply on your obvious level of maturity:

Go F yourself.
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Please do not destroy this thread with fighting and trolling... I'm really interested in the results..
    
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Alright alright. Honestly, "troll"? Does my list and rep look like a troll?

Lets see it then....
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Alright alright. Honestly, "troll"? Does my list and rep look like a troll?

Lets see it then....
I was not replying to you as a troll. I just saw indications of a 'fighting' in the horizon.
    
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Well, we'll see the results, but it's not hard to predict; his C2D is a moderate OC and running 4 sticks of RAM so I question his memory performance, which is the technical part I left out of my first post.
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Originally Posted by pale_neon View Post
Do you get the slowdowns in BO in both single player & multiplayer or just multiplayer? When do they occur? Is it when you're near other enemies and engaging in fire?

& yea the HAWX 2 one is good because it will perform exactly the same test on both. fast & easy
I get slowdowns (actually more like freezes) in both SP and MP. They used to occur at any time, but after the patches, I only notice them in combat.
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Well, we'll see the results, but it's not hard to predict; his C2D is a moderate OC and running 4 sticks of RAM so I question his memory performance, which is the technical part I left out of my first post.
How is a 40% OC moderate? It's almost 500 FSB! A 40% OC on an E8400 is 4.2 GHz. I'm using the same FSB as you did for your E8400 OC.
I also know that most E8400/E8500 owners run at ~4 GHz, so I'm pretty close.

I also don't see how my memory performance is relevant in a game.

EDIT: Whoops, double post
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Hey guys, would you prefer that I run the i5 @ 3.3 GHz (stock non-turbo speed), 3.7 GHz (stock turbo speed), or 3.8 GHz (clock-for-clock)?
I've ordered everything and it should be here Thursday.
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I cant say for high end but when i ordered my Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450. I slapped it in my friends desktop and he had a Core 2 Duo E6550. The frame rated jumped a good margin in BFBC2. He has a 260 GPU not sure of exact model info. But even staying in the Core 2 series there was a good jump.
 
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