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how would my cpu hold out with dx11

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by ste2425, Dec 13, 2009.

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    im thinking of going dx11 with a ati 5x card in the near future, when nvidia bringout their stuff an see how prices change, but im wonderin how would my cpu hold out playin dx11 games at the res in my specs on ,hopefully, fairly high settings? can anyone offer any answers?
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    OC it to 3ghz or higher(3.8 was the sweet spot for gaming with my e8400) and you'll be fine.
     
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    Yeah, listen to what Barbaric said, overclock the CPU and you'll be fine. I actually have my E8400 oc to 3.8 like Barbaric said atm and will oc even further.
     
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    mine did 4.27 and was limited by my motherboard (it maxs out at 475 fsb).
     
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    its a fine processor, overclock and u r good...quad will definitely boost ur gaming, intel i7/i5 would be an awesome upgrade in ur rig, hopefully will be more affordable after i9 comes out
    time is on ur side now wait and c
     
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    ok guys sounds good, im play the waitin game anyway to see how prices fluctuate when theres a bit of competition between nvidia an ati, plus im waiting to see how many games actually utilize dx11, (even though i think itl be more then 10 did) an then on the top of that im gonna see just how well my 4850 performs in them and visuals an then see if i can justify an upgrade but thanks in clean up the only thing id be worried bout if i did upgrade
     
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    Yeah, I agree with everyone else here. If you can get it at least to 3.3Ghz which i beleive would be roughly 413fsb on your chip, you would be good.

    Which 5k card you looking at?
     
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    im not really too shure it'd be a 58xx one but all depends on price i did the same between the 4850,70,and 90 and my 4850 still gives amazingly good performance, id keep it if it could support dx11 :(
     
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    If all your aiming for is DX11, wait it out a bit longer.
     
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    it is an i already said thats what im planning on doing :toast:
     

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