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As the subject line says. I just bought a 6870, and my Bad Company 2 online is broken. So, what would you suggest as a game to fully take advantage of my new card?

Already have Crysis, and it was OK. Haven't played Crysis 2, and have never played a Call of Duty. I was a Team Fortress 2 competitive player for 2 years, and have very small experience with rail-sight shooters...
    
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For some eye candy? If you want something cheap you could check out some of the SUPER high res texture mods for crysis 1 [photorealistic mod is a good one].

Metro 2033 will eat your GPU and looks amazing as well if you've got some cash to throw around.
    
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How do you take advantage of it? Have you tried getting it drunk?
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You can try running Crysis 1 and Metro 2033 at the same time...
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I have a 6870 to. Try Just Cause 2. Its really fun and GPU demanding.
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Actually no joke this time....get Arma2+Operation Arrowhead and try running it on MAX including ALL veiw distance terrain distance all the sliders to MAX....it'll bring your framerate to it's knees..atleast in the benchmark....
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I'm drunk, hence the buying a game, haha.
    
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As suggested already, ARMA2 will absolutely molest your system.
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Win it at poker and ask it to do favors for you.
    
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Originally Posted by Penicilyn View Post
As suggested already, ARMA2 will absolutely molest your system.
This, I love OA though, but I gotta keep it at 5Km draw distance, any higher and my framerate will collapse.
    
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