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what graphics card will get a minimum of 90fps in cod4 on max setting at 1680x1050? the reason i say 90fps instead of the usual 60, is because i plan on recording using fraps and fraps takes about a frame from your game for every frame you record, and i plan on recording in 30fps.

here is the rest of my build.

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another thing, don't ask about the usb 3.0 card.
 

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#4


Any of those will do
 

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average FPS

Personally i'd go with the GTX 560 Ti for the b-4-b point of view.
 

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i posted a link to the rest of my build on my first post and i do not have this build yet or any PC, i only have a laptop.
 
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Dude, where's your power supply unit in that shopping list???

Or am i being blind....

The PSU choice will have an effect on your gfx choice.
 

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i know, i was told not to think about the PSU until after i get all of my other components together first so i know what wattage to get.
 
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awesome thread................... no budget you say grab x4 580's then
 
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The board he's picked only has 2 PCIe slots. Maybe 560 SLI?
 

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GTX570 will do great for your use, even my 9800gt SLI will do 175 constantly no drops.... recording is 100fps minimum
 

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#13
what graphics card will get a minimum of 90fps in cod4 on max setting at 1680x1050? the reason i say 90fps instead of the usual 60, is because i plan on recording using fraps and fraps takes about a frame from your game for every frame you record, and i plan on recording in 30fps.

here is the rest of my build.

Once You Know, You Newegg

another thing, don't ask about the usb 3.0 card.
Off topic -

Do you REALLY need that Adaptec sata card I mean like REALLY REALLY need it?? you alread have about 6 Sata II slots and i think 2 of them are SATA III so 8 slots in total. How many hard drives do you plan on running? you gonna be downloading the whole of the interwebs on your PC or something???????
 

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Off topic -

Do you REALLY need that Adaptec sata card I mean like REALLY REALLY need it?? you alread have about 6 Sata II slots and i think 2 of them are SATA III so 8 slots in total. How many hard drives do you plan on running? you gonna be downloading the whole of the interwebs on your PC or something???????
yes, i plan on recording my console games such as xbox 360 using the black magic intensity shuttle in fully uncompressed 1080p 30fps which takes about 233.28mbps write speeds so i need a minimum of at least that in order for it to not have any frame drops.
 

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yes, i plan on recording my console games such as xbox 360 using the black magic intensity shuttle in fully uncompressed 1080p 30fps which takes about 233.28mbps write speeds so i need a minimum of at least that in order for it to not have any frame drops.
whatever floats your boat - so long as you can afford it:toast::toast::toast:
 
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Edit:Originally Posted by grimzz R
yes, i plan on recording my console games such as xbox 360 using the black magic intensity shuttle in fully uncompressed 1080p 30fps which takes about 233.28mbps write speeds so i need a minimum of at least that in order for it to not have any frame drops.[/quote]


if your recording at those sorts of speeds your going to fill up those hard drives very quickly, have you thought about getting the f3's - slightly slower but their available in 500gb and 1tb
 
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^^ +1 The F3 1TB's are only £40 here in the UK, $65 at the egg. Just make sure you get the HD103SJ model.
 

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you got the wrong guy cheesy
 
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Wait, he got your name in the quote though, teh interwebz don't lie! Edit your post to make him right! :p
 

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#22
that card is OLD - you would better off grabbing a cheap 5850 or 6850/6870/6950/6970.

the 6xxx series cards are generally more energy efficient then the 260 and should clock better.

if you STILL want to stay in green camp though a GTX460, 560, or 570 should be fine.

Personally i wouldnt touch that 260 unless it was going stupidly cheap
 
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Your post says GTX260, but the link is to a GTX460. Which was your choice?
 
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Increase your fps with commands into the console like

/r_drawdecals 0
/cg_brass 0
Turning off Shadows