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Best games to show off your rig! According to Maximum PC.

I think Cinematic Mod 10 is another real beauty that really pushes your hardware. And personally I think World of Warcraft has an amazing art style that looks fantastic jacked up-especially the new stuff.


http://www.maximumpc.com/article/fea...muscle#slide-5
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It's kind of pathetic that the two most realistic looking games on the PC are both ports from consoles that are many times less powerful than a cutting edge gaming rig. How the mighty have fallen.
I lol'd hard.
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post #3 of 14
Fire doesn't look like that in FC2 for me..
    
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post #4 of 14
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Originally Posted by mothrpe View Post
personally I think World of Warcraft has an amazing art style that looks fantastic jacked up-especially the new stuff.
Don't troll.
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post #5 of 14
Warhammer II cooks my GPU's like no other, with full Q settings.. I get GPU temps +5c higher than any other game i have in my library..

GRID really cooks the rig too though.. GPUs and CPU alike
post #6 of 14
Crysis 1
Metro 2033
BFBC2
Civ 5 (CPU intensive and fully multi-threaded to scale to 16 logical cores since it is FULL DX11)
     
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post #7 of 14
MW, lol.

i know, i know, i have a 2500k build in the works...but for now i am stuck with the older games...haha
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post #8 of 14
I vote Garry's Mod. No other game I've found can bring even the mightiest of i7 to it's knees quite as effectively as a game abusing the Source engine in ways Valve never intended it to be abused. It should be against the geneva convention, really.
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post #9 of 14
nice to see Crysis 2 winning 2 awards
what happened to crysis though?
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post #10 of 14
I haven't seen a lot of "can my rig run crysis 2" so Crysis 1 sits atop of the pyramid imho. Kudos to metro 2033
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