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I have to admit i tought about that.
Intel has been having the upperhand on AMD since the Core2duo's came out.
Ever since the I7's the gap got bigger and bigger. However, comparing my CPU to the ones AMD has to offer atm, i think a quad core@3,8 should be enough to play games like GTA4 without a sweat. It's an old game by now, the hardware should easily be able to pull this off.

Things aren't like they used to be, In the old day when u got your Geforce 4 upgrade added to ur Pentium 4 2.8ghz, u would run games for 3 years straight @60fps. However, those were the golden 1280x768 days.. :'(

I will wait for AMD's bulldozers to show up and see how they fair against intel.
If they can't keep up, i'm gonna have to let AMD go for atleast one round.
Good thoughts.

At least you're not a AMD fanboy "SANDY BRIDGE SUCKS" and all this other bs.

Since you're patient, and not in a hurry like most of the guys here, wait it out for Bulldozer to see what AMD has, and then make your purchase to either vendors.
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No! No! No! driver sweeper is ati kryptonite!
Seriously though, I'm pretty sure you're just supposed uninstall the old first.
Nope :3

Just, uninstall the Catalyst control center (CCC) via uninstall programs first.
(I have never done this and it seems to be fine with me, but then again I have never had any driver issues except for 10.12)
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Ok so i ran the Heaven benchmark:
http://img810.imageshack.us/i/123123123n.jpg/

That's what i've got out of it, any good?
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Ok, so I ran the Heaven benchmark:
http://img810.imageshack.us/i/123123123n.jpg/

That's what I've got out of it, any good?
Are there any game benchmarks that you have?
I'll tell you what I get once I have finished updating my Heaven

Can you run them at 1920x1080 please, I can't support any higher
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Are there any game benchmarks that you have?
I'll tell you what I get once I have finished updating my Heaven

Can you run them at 1920x1080 please, I can't support any higher
Yeah i think i have some GTA 4 benchmarks or somthing, i recall knowing it's ingame, However i'm not sure how to run it, lemme give this a try and i will repost thanks again for your help. +rep
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You have watercooled your CPU and GPU, so why don't you push them further btw?
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Run the metro bench per the thread reqs for 1680 and 1080. You can find it in the benchmarks forum.
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Ran my GPU at 5850 specs and got this with Heaven:


Hmmm, maybe try updating your drivers


Btw what temps do you get during the test?
I maxed out at 34'c, wanna see if its true that this cooler is as close to water as you'll get on air
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