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ok so I just build a new PC a couple weeks ago and I expected it to game a ton better than my 6 year old 360, but I ran a couple games that I own for 360 like masseffect 2, cod 7 and crysis...but my sig rig looks like crap compared to the 360!! I just $600 on a brand new pc and it gets outperformed by a $300 6 year old xbox...***! I mean ya the 360 was designed for gaming only but come on! its been 6 years already!

maybe I dont have my setting turned on right? I run my games at 1400x900 at max settings and AA at 2 or 4 if my rig can manage it...

IDK what to think anymore, what is your opinion?
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play with your settings. your rig should be blowing away a 360. update drivers and play with settings u should be fine.
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Something you are doing isn't right, my fiancé's computer has a x3 420 + a 460 and it kills games like Mirrors Edge.

My trolly senses are tingling.
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play with your settings. your rig should be blowing away a 360. update drivers and play with settings u should be fine.
I know, it just doesnt make any sense to me either, I know the 360 is only at somewhere around 1080x760? maybe ill try lowering my resolution and going form there...
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Lulz the whole reason to get a pc is to play at higher resolution, not lower.
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You might be comparing an HD television with the Xbox vs your pc at less than HD settings. Maybe try on a monitor with 1920x1080?
    
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Eeeeeeeeh somethings not right there. Are you sure you have the settings turned up to maximum? because the facts are that the highest settings on the pc are adding much higher resolution textures and extra effects. So in turn looks far better.

You really need to be gaming on 1920x1080 to get the most out of extra detail. And if your only playing on 1400x900 you should be able to turn the anti aliasing right up. Make sure the ansotropic flitering is 16x also.

I cant even play the ps3 or 360 anymore, its like going back to ps2 and xbox. The PC is easily a generation ahead
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Quote:
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I know, it just doesnt make any sense to me either, I know the 360 is only at somewhere around 1080x760? maybe ill try lowering my resolution and going form there...
Why lower your resolution? Games look better at higher resolutions, especially at true 1080p and above. I don't know man, but your rig is more than capable of killing a 360 in terms of graphics.
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Plug the PC into the same display you use for 360.
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That and Mass Effect 2 has horrible textures on the PC version.
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