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Is It Worth Upgrading ?

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  1. james888

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    I don't know much about game development, but my favorite game studio's lead engine guy (He who optimizes the game), uses a core 2 duo and an 8800gt. The idea is to optimize with the lowest common denominator. Take that as you will, just adding it as something I thought of.
     
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    This. I used my Vizio TV to run 3d(edit) battlefield 3 and it was limited to 24Hz and it felt laggy even at high framerates. I don't see 30Hz being much better.
     
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    What model Vizio TV

    I use a Vizio TV daily for gaming @120Hz
     
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    Agreed. I have vizeo at 60hz.
     
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    Same-ish model (E3D420VX). Was 120Hz a native option or did you set up a custom resolution?

    3d gaming at 1080p is limited to 24Hz and 60Hz at 720p (tho it's useless since you can't turn on game mode when viewing 3d content.)

    EDIT: I see the confusion. I didn't say 3d in my other post. Gonna edit that in. Still curious if 120Hz was detected from the get go for normal 2d.
     
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    trading a 290X for a 780Ti muh ... not worth it tho ... a good 290X is not far from a 780Ti and has 1gb vRAM more

    For me 7% to 8% isnt worth it, ofc with a EVGA Classified it is 17 to 18% but the price difference kill it in the end, oh well in land where the price of the AMD cards isn'T ruled by the cryptocurrencies market.
    As for me a custom design 290X is 579chf and a EVGA Ti class is 819chf, well if i take the same brand its 579 to 679/769chf and 100 to 190chf wouldn't be worth 7-18% perf increasing.

    of course its a personal opinion, and if you can sell a 290X to get a 780Ti while adding 150$ it might be worth it (i realize it is totally opposed to what i state above that line ahahah :roll: )

    well if you take perf/watts efficiency ... it might be worth in the end ... :D
     
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    I think you're mistaken. I was thinkin of trading a GTX 780 not a 290X

     
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    damned cross reading ... my bad :D
     
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    It's ok

     
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    Guys couldn't help myself and sprung for a R9 290X
     
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    Nice card. Do you do any mining?
     
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    I do Not. Only gaming, video editing/'rendering, and soon game Devolpment
     
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    So far i'm very pleased with my upgrade. Benchmark wise and gaming. Video editing not so much programs i have use CUDA and CPU

    AMD R9 290X 1180/1500 & GTX 780 1300/1824

    P14896 & P14627
    Graphics: 17504 & Graphics: 16652

    http://www.3dmark.com/compare/3dm11/8174333/3dm11/7935442



    Will run FireStrike in a min
     

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