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3 years ago#1
AMD FX-6300
12 GB DDR3 1333
Radeon HD 7850 2 GB

Will this be comparable to PS4 and Xbox One for next year, or should I go with an 8 core CPU? I don't care about 1080p, 720p will be enough so will my card run at or close to max settings at 720p with good framerate for games such as battlefield 4?
3 years ago#2
This will handle 720p very well if that's all you require.
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3 years ago#3
Thanks so much. I'm already playing Crysis 3 at max for 720p and I'm still using a Phenom II X4. Getting I think 30-40 frames, but I don't mind I've been with Xbox 360 all last gen and I'm used to low framerate lol
3 years ago#4
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3 years ago#5
3 years ago#6
Play at 1080p or higher with graphics maxed to experience an actual graphical difference between the consoles and PC.

My current rig I built two years ago beats the PS4 & XBone and they aren't even out yet. That's just sad....

But yeah. Do what I said with games like Far Cry 3, Skyrim with texture & ENB mods, Meteo Last Light, Splinter Cell Blacklist, and many other games.
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3 years ago#7
Crysis 3 to me already looks like a generation up compared to the Xbox 360 version, which was stunning to me when I got the 7850 (previously had a 5750). I thought that 1080p wasn't really a noticeable difference to 720p on smaller screens such as a 22' LED like mine, or is it?
3 years ago#8
720p looks good if its on a native monitor but finding them isn't easy these days. What monitor are you primarily using?
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3 years ago#9
Why not wait for the R9-280X and Haswell refresh? Your card is decent, but the next gen consoles are stronger.
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3 years ago#10
Acer H226HQL as my main monitor, Acer H213H as my second. I do believe 1080p is native on both monitors.

I actually just bought the 7850 since it was a shell shocker deal on newegg for $109.99 after MIR, but now I'm regretting not getting a stronger card. I guess I could sell the 7850 and get a better video card along with the FX6300. I want to make sure I can get the best out of my PC at a tight budget.
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