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Old July 6, 2010, 05:03 PM
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any kind reviewer with some time on his hands wanna try something, whenever they care to?

keep some parts the same, like memory, video card,psu,etc. the only difference being mobo+cpu

low end : 240+giga matx vs e3300+giga matx , mid end : , high(er) end :

and work it up form there.

resolution 1920x1080, fixed. eye candy : well, it depends on video card benched in the mix

why go to the trouble, may you ask? just look at the number of threads :)


itll show ppl they dont need to spend 600 bucks on mobo and cpu alone to be able to play games at a decent resolution/eye candy level.
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Old July 6, 2010, 05:06 PM
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You may want to specify what decent is.

Myself personally 30-40fps is not decent; 50+ is and since you won't see more than 60 anyways due to lcd technology..

I'll speak up and say that a e3300 @ 1920x1080 with full on eye candy will be a definite limiter in fps.

I saw little increase in fps going from a e6600 to a e8400 but saw a HUGE increase in going from a 7900 to a 8800GT.

And being that the e3300 is a celeron.. will hurt it even more.
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reason for the thread would be to give people and idea.

say you got an 800 dollar budget. what do you get? a 240 and 5870 or a quad or dual intel and a 5770? :)
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Old July 6, 2010, 05:11 PM
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reason for the thread would be to give people and idea.

say you got an 800 dollar budget. what do you get? a 240 and 5870 or a quad or dual intel and a 5770? :)
dual obviously. you'll see very little performance increase in games between a quad and a dual unless the game will take advantage of that.. and how many games take advantage of a quad these days? efficiently?
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errrr... I would go for Phenom 945 + 5850 :)
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at least theres some agreement in here lol.

was expecting worse :p
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Old July 6, 2010, 07:48 PM
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Check out the HWC charts!???!?

Crysis CPU Benchmarks - HardwareCanucks Charts
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Crysis
800X600, Medium Settings
DirectX10, 64Bit


well not that game at that resolution going to give you a decent idea. one needs at least 5-10 titles :)
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Concept is great and all, but nobody is going to do that. Takes way too many hours to put something like that together in a fair, unbiased way.

I'm guessing it takes the fine people at HWC at least 24h of work to put together a GPU review. Multiply that by say 10 different GPUs, then multiply that by 4 "base" systems? Looking like a solid month work.
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well, using just 5770/5850/5870 at the beginning would be a great start.

my idea is that the more you spend on mobo+cpu, the less bang per buck you get. sure, fps will be higher, but when you do the math..hehe :)
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