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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by chron, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. Corduroy_Jr

    Corduroy_Jr New Member

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    lol why get a hd5770, hes cpu cant even keep up with a 8800gt, just upgrade to a quad, then go from there
     
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    Hey Corduroy Jr, please edit your threads. Double posting is frowned upon in most forum settings. :toast:
     
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    k thanks for heads up, actually i had no clue i double post
     
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    agree,, clock it to its limit ,,,
    5850 would be a good choice, a bit overkill for this dual core,, but good in the long run, especially if quad core is on its way
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    I ran my 5770 with an e5200 and saw no supreme FPS increase switching to my quad core phenom.. I doubt his processor would bottleneck his card that much... But maybe I'm wrong.. I vouch for a 5770.. Great damn card.. Mine was able to hit 1000Ghz on the core under 1.2v in MSI afterburner. They are beastly cards.
     
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    lol I never said anything about my system being bottlenecked. Someone mentioned they get 30 fps in bc2 (i think that's what game he was referring to) and he has a quad core (q6600.)

    I have considered getting a quad core, but I've never experience any bottlenecking in any of the games I play. Any limitation in performance has always been at the gpu, where lower resolutions resolve my performance issues.

    5770 looks to be perfect for me.
     
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    pair a e6600 with a hd 5970, then run gta iv for example, i bet u anything money, no matter how low of res u set, both cores will max, its that simple, also this goes for any other game that's multi core based
     
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    Yeah you're right. I'm reading forum posts saying going from a dual core to a quad core in BFBC2 makes a big difference.

    Dang, now I gotta figure out what recently released quad core will work in a p5w dh deluxe...
     

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