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Just bought my first ever PCIE card

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by u2konline, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. Melvis

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    Sorry that was against your 9500GT from the first page not your 4670
     
  2. u2konline

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    This is with my 9500GT
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YTXqJ8lAwo

    Very similar performance to my 4670, even tho the 4670 plays it better at higher settings.
     
  3. Melvis

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    Well i ran my system at the settings you have for the 4670 and i get 31FPS and with 2XAA it kills it to 14FPS :ohwell:
     
  4. u2konline

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    Warhead doesn't seem to be a problem also. All gamer settings , but sound and post on the lowest, at 1280x1024 NO AA.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljRJoyD-d-I

    I do notice that putting AA and recording is a pain, but putting AA on when just playing is fine, even tho it kills fps about 5% or so
     
  5. exodusprime1337

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    actually it costs lol
     
  6. ste2425

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    you have just made me a very happy man haha

    an i am i think im goin for a E6300 which may not be as big and beefy is most ppls 17's but its a great upgradefor what i have now:D
     
  7. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    my view on the whole thing....

    Athlon 64 3000+@2ghz
    2x512mb DDR400@2.5-3-3-7
    7800GS

    lots pretty pictures on a card thats not a huge deal slower than yours and yet way lower performance?
     
  8. p_o_s_pc

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    would you guys like to see what my overclocked 7900GS can do? If so later i will put it in and get crisis. if you didn't know the 7900GS(OCed) is almost the same as the 9500GT(stock)
     
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    Only probem is that you can't turn AA on with HDR lighting.
    Well. you can turn it on but the card is not actually doing any AA.
    This applies to all Geforce 7 series.
     
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    So let me get this straight. You buy two video cards at a time, both with similar performance (i.e. 8400GS and 2400PRO), yet you're too cheap for a camera?
     
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    he buys a lot of useless stuff when with that $$ he could have had a great rig :shadedshu
     
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    heres what my rig does at your settings
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    take from this want you will
     
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    Don't forget the galaxy 9500gt and sapphire 4670.
    Guess i am too lazy to buy one i guess, or maybe because i really have no need to buy one at this time.

    Actually my single core is a great rig , maybe not great to you, but if i can play any game at max or near max and still get a soild 30-60frames, well seems to be great to me.

    ste2425:

    I guess thats pretty good, even tho weird numbers at times , you seem to get slightly higher then me, but in other times you don't. hmmmmm
     
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    he has a 4850... and a dual core... how come he doesnt even get your numbers??

    what you don't understand is either that with the $$ you spent you could have gotten a MUCH BETTER rig OR you could get a rig thats BETTER than yours, with less $$
     
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    He is isn't using XP, but i am sure he will get better performance if he was. I am using Win 7, so i will see how warhead or crysis runs later today. There is a big difference in performance from XP vs Vista or Win 7. So i will have benchmarks later today using my 4670 in win7.

    The total amount of money i spent on this rig:

    Emachine = 314
    Galaxy 9500 = 84
    Sapphire 4670 = 70
    - " 468 "

    I am replacing this rig with a Dual core, so most likely judging from best buy selection i am going to spend around 350 for a dual core. Or i will spend around 450. Doesn't matter what sort of rig i buy, or how much i spend, gaming is just where i want it to be. Max out or near it at 1280x1024 30-60 + , so i don't see what the problem is, i don't want the best rig out there. Never been that way , i just wanted something that can run my games good, which now it does.
     
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    but dude come on that realy carnt create a 20fps (in some of urpics) difference
     
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    But the thing is you keep your PCs for a long time, you want to be more futureproof... and you don't care how much you spend? Then I'll send same day ship whatever you want for a PC and you pay me double ok?

    when you count how much you spent don't forget tax, idk if you counted tax... but after the dual-core purchase, you will be spending a total of 800-900$ :eek: I mean, you could have gotten a rig that is miles better than your future dual core and single core combined for 500$ at the time you bought that single-core...

    even if you didn't want to build, if your comfortable buying used, TPU had great deals... remember I think we were trying to push you to buy Xazax PC or something?

    EVEN IF YOU WEREN'T COMFORTABLE BUYING USED! we offered at some point to build your comp free of charge!!! But you refused?? :confused:

    We were ready to go miles for you u2k, and you didn't even take our gift. even for 350$ we could have gotten you a pretty good rig at the time you bought that single-core...
     
  18. pantherx12

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    I got one of Xazax rigs, its grand!

    Would of been pretty good for you actually.

    I think he was asking 400 for it, not including screen.

    A fair amount of it is actually sitting next to me in my mothers Antec 900 XD
     
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    completely agree. when he buy his dual core, he will say OMFG its so fast, why i didnt buy XazaX triple core for cheap.

    If he prefers to give money to the people that have money instead of giving it to the ones who need it then fine. Also he game at low res, thats why he got nice framerates, BUT there is no fucking way he could get THOSE framerates. I say try mass effect. If he gets at 1280*1024 more than 50fps with everything on high i will suicide and im talking seriously!! :mad:
     
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    i'm installing crysis right now and i'll do the same settings and i'll show you what fps i'll have with my desktop
     
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    ave a look at my first shots, there the setting man
     
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    Well theres my screenshots and when i fire my FPS is around that too
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    lol it's like a man brought up on dried bread all his life has just discovered steak.

    Enjoy your new gear u2konline. Happy gaming!

    Tye
     
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    I say he's using a modded Crysis to mess with everyone, or he actually has much better hardware than he claims. Either way, he's just a troll. /unsubscribe
     

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