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post #11 of 93
Alot since I only got my 9600GT but i'm not too worried since aslong as they are playable at high settings at 720p i'm good
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I don't exactly have a murderous rig, but I can't max METRO without ditching ADOF or MSAA. Even with the settings pared down a bit, I'm still not @ 60fps.

Like teste said though, the key is I can play everything I want to at native res, and I didn't break the bank.
    
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post #13 of 93
Metro 2033 was horrible on mine at all maxxed. I had to turn down the effects and stuff, but I breezed through at 1920x1080. Looked decent on a 24 incher HD.

Test drive unlimited 2, can't do max with all settings extra. I have to turn AA down to 2x and all settings at very high (not extra). Again at 1920x1080.

Black ops, nope. Not all maxed. Had to turn it down. The resolution always stays the same.

Shift. Got a bit laggy when theres a lot of cars on the screen.

But at the end of the day, I'm on a totally budget rig. My CPU costs spare change
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post #14 of 93
Everything I've tried is playable maxed but I still can't get over 60fps in some situations in metro for example.
 
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post #15 of 93
this can't be compared because everyone has their own opinion of what "maxed" is. some people can play at 25 FPS and others start crying if it dips below 60.
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post #16 of 93
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Originally Posted by fazio93 View Post
this can't be compared because everyone has their own opinion of what "maxed" is. some people can play at 25 FPS and others start crying if it dips below 60.
That's true.

Playable needs to be defined. in my personal book an FPS isn't accurate, as some games are totally playable at FPS which other games would be a nuisance.
    
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post #17 of 93
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Originally Posted by fazio93 View Post
this can't be compared because everyone has their own opinion of what "maxed" is. some people can play at 25 FPS and others start crying if it dips below 60.
I guess it does not really matter. Its personal opinion of what maxed playable is nothing more! Im not really looking for a scientific result
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post #18 of 93
Maxed to me is every setting on its highest with the game running smoothly (min FPS in comparison to monitors refresh rate etc) at the highest resolution possible.

For most people that's simply not an option.

What's more acceptable, and logical, is finding the right balance between performance and graphical quality.

But to those who can do what's set out in the first paragraph for every game out there? Kudos.

I built my PC to run games, and run games well. It achieves that and I'm happy with the end result, though I want more power! Mwahahaha!

Quote:
Originally Posted by TestECull View Post
Most of them. I didn't build my rig for any e-peen generation, and that's all maxing a game is good for. Instead I built it to play games, and that it does well, as there isn't a game in the land I can't coax into running playably.
*Looks at future upgrade and laughs*

You really shouldn't be crying about the e-peen generation on an overclocking forum. That will just come back and smack you in the face one day I guarantee it.
Edited by Lifeshield - 4/14/11 at 11:40am
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post #19 of 93
I Max all of my 110 games on steam. (No Metro 2033)

Max to me is all settings the highest they can go (besides AA) and playable.
post #20 of 93
I have an GTX 580 SLI setup, so I'm going to say BF1942 is my rig's max capability .
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