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Ultra-high-end old vs. mid-range new

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by blibba, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. blibba

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    I'd be really curious to see setups like 7950GX2-quad, 8800 Ultra/GTX Tri and HD4890 quad benched against current popular cards like the GTX460 and HD5770. Especially as many current games are still DX9 and DX10 only.

    I'm not suggesting that this would be particularly useful consumer advice, but it'd be interesting to see how the drivers have come along on these setups, and particularly whether they can hold their own in minimum frame rates (I'm thinking microstutter on graphics cards in particular).

    Same goes for CPUs - OCd dual Athlon FXs vs. Pentium G620? Pentium D EE vs. SB Celeron?

    Quad Mk 1. Raptor RAID 0 vs. Caviar Black?

    Has this been done? Does anyone have a sh*t-ton of old hardware around that they fancy mucking around with? :p
     
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  2. theoneandonlymrk

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    would be interesting to see old high tech ,running new games and benches v new mid tech
     
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    Agree.
     
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    This would be interesting.
     
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