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  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Looking at APU build for wife. on the PC & Mac Discussion board.

    @Arthas045 said:So, I came up with fx6300, 8gb of ram, and R7 250X.I assume this will put that APU in its place!Much better choice. Only recommendation is look into the R7 260x assuming you live in t...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Looking at APU build for wife. on the PC & Mac Discussion board.

    If your thinking of adding a video card (you mentioned the GTX 750 series) then you would be better off with a different CPU (the FX 6300 with a decent motherboard cost around the same price as the 7...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic 4K gaming, 60 fps, ultra settings. when? on the PC & Mac Discussion board.

    Could be soon if your not anal with settings.One of my steam buddies has a 780 Ti classy and he's playing ultra 60FPS on most games at 2560x1600 (AA/AF is either turned off or on 2x and only the optim...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Upgrade Help on the PC & Mac Discussion board.

    @Coseniath said:Well, there are a lot of "ifs" here... So "if" he o/ced the 2600K, why not to o/c the 4770K as well, since he is looking for good o/c mobos?Your taking his small tidbit at the end of ...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Upgrade Help on the PC & Mac Discussion board.

    @Coseniath said: @Postmortem123 said: There's really no reason to go from a 2600k to a 4770k. You might even end up with a slower CPU.But ending up with a slower CPU? So i7 2600K is faster than i7 47...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Is R9 280 the right call? on the PC & Mac Discussion board.

    $10 more and your getting 20% more performance, more vram, and more overclocking potentially (most 280s can hit 1050-1100mhz core clock on stock volts which means you literally have to do zero tweaki...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Moving to Hex-core processor? on the PC & Mac Discussion board.

    The i7 3770K is like 4-5x faster than the consoles CPU (your going to be fine).As others have mentioned, the consoles are using 6 threads but that's because the threads are weak (one core of an i7 is...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Got 600-700 Dollars, should i buy ps4 or gaming pc? on the System Wars board.

    @Old_Gooseberry said: ya i was thinking the same thing. A video card that would be double the performance of a ps4 would cost over 500 dollars alone. And the cpu would be over 350 dollars at least. ...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Got 600-700 Dollars, should i buy ps4 or gaming pc? on the System Wars board.

    @cyloninside said: a 500 dollar gaming PC cannot produce the graphical levels of a 400 dollar PS4.you are NOT going to be running BF4 on high settings at 1080 on a 500 dollar PCNone of these claims w...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Got 600-700 Dollars, should i buy ps4 or gaming pc? on the System Wars board.

    @cyloninside said: unless you can spend 900-1K, i would just get a console.much under that and you will have to make enough sacrifices that you wont be able to turn games up high enough for them to l...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Haswell-E Core i7-5960X、5930K、5820K Specs on the PC & Mac Discussion board.

    @Grey_Eyed_Elf said:A 5820K seems like a good upgrade from my 4670K...Not sure if I am willing to cough up more than £300 for a CPU since all I use my PC for is gaming. I'm in the same dilemma. I wou...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic FX 8320 on 970 series motherboard (worth the gamble ?) on the PC & Mac Discussion board.

    That's weird that microcenter would do that (when I bought my intel processor there they only offered i5/i7 motherboards with Z series motherboards). That's strange that microcenter would risk potenti...

  • Question mastershake575 created a forum topic Monitor for Competitive Star Craft 2 (60hz vs 120/144hz) on the PC & Mac Discussion board.
  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Can a dx10 run DX11 games? on the PC & Mac Discussion board.

    @evildead6789 said: @04dcarraher said:Yes but if the game is only optimized for that many threads i will run better on an i7. It's for the same reason that watchdogs runs that well on an i3. It doesn...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Can a dx10 run DX11 games? on the PC & Mac Discussion board.

    @evildead6789 said:if the game is optimized for more threads than fourthe i5 won't perform very well Wrong. A single core of the i5 can do the entire workload of 4-5 cores of the console cores so it ...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Can a dx10 run DX11 games? on the PC & Mac Discussion board.

    @evildead6789 said: Does it now work great on an i5?That won't stay though, I thought watchdogs was only for the next gen systemsAs long they'll keep catering those dinosaurs of an x360 and pS3, yeah...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Watch dogs confirmed to use all 8 threads. on the PC & Mac Discussion board.

    People said the same thing with Wolfenstein yet an i5 with a midrange card is running very high settings 1080p with no problems...... (this won't be any different).I don't know why people have been o...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Im buying a new Motherboard and CPU today? on the PC & Mac Discussion board.

    @04dcarraher said:i5 4670kZ77 boardI think you mean Z87 (4670K with Z87 is great combo).

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Best Graphics Card for $250.00-300? on the PC & Mac Discussion board.

    The 770/280x are cutting it close to your maximum so if that's an issue than the Sapphire Dual X R9 280 can be found currently for $210 after promo code (your would be getting a 7950 boost with good o...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Won't an i5 be enough anymore? on the PC & Mac Discussion board.

    The 4670 is like 3-4 times faster than the consoles CPU so you will be fine (if your getting any serious performance loss than it's most likely going to be the developers doing a bad job versus your ...