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anyone going i5 for gaming today is foolish, your rig wont run next-gen games

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User Info: Trance_Fan

Trance_Fan
3 years ago#1
i7 is the only way to go with it's superior hyper threading..next gen games will use hyper threading and the more superior cores of the i7
i think it's nice

User Info: Brutal_Felix

Brutal_Felix
3 years ago#2
Won't run? Or won't run on max? That's a rather big difference
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Brutal_Felix
3 years ago#3
Cause I'm pretty sure my rig will "run" next gen games with flying colors
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User Info: Shub

Shub
3 years ago#4
Trance_Fan posted...
the more superior cores of the i7


i7 cores are identical to i5 cores.
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-To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of the women.

User Info: sonicteam2k1

sonicteam2k1
3 years ago#5
hell next gen games will only do 1080p @ 30fps for the most part.

edit: on consoles that is.
See The Game Collection
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User Info: zxelman

zxelman
3 years ago#6
If more games started using hyperthreading, then it would matter. Watch Dogs isn't the first, but it's still one of the handful out there that would actually benefit from i7s.

I'm all for more possibilities with higher spec requirements, but a game shouldn't need to rely on hyperthreading for FPS increase/stability, at least not until later on. I'd prefer that the games would be optimized before we rush into needing more raw power.

User Info: OreoBoy206

OreoBoy206
3 years ago#7
Is BF4 considered a "next gen" game because my i5 had no problem running the beta on ultra settings.. Then again I hear not all graphics settings were working in the beta.. Still I'm sure I will be able to play the game fine once it comes out even if I have to lower the settings a little.

User Info: Trance_Fan

Trance_Fan
3 years ago#8
Brutal_Felix posted...
Cause I'm pretty sure my rig will "run" next gen games with flying colors


not with an i5, not with a 2 year old card

next gen pc means maxed out, 4k graphics
i think it's nice

User Info: -CJF-

-CJF-
3 years ago#9
i5 is still one of the best processors on the market. I think it will hold up okay for awhile to come.

User Info: steveboblarry

steveboblarry
3 years ago#10
-CJF- posted...
i5 is still one of the best processors on the market. I think it will hold up okay for awhile to come.

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