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I am going to upgrade my gpu for BF4...is my processor still good?

#1bluemagic221Posted 10/24/2013 7:06:19 AM
I am going to pick up a gtx 760 2gb to replace my 460. Is my AMD Phenom II X4 955 ~3.2ghz going to cut it?
#2Kokuei05Posted 10/24/2013 7:08:25 AM
Even if it doesn't; you can still benefit from the extra power by bumping GPU related settings like textures and antialiasing.
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#3HydroCannabinolPosted 10/24/2013 7:17:40 AM
I played it on medium for everything just fine with my phenom II x4 965

I also have a GTX 460... so most likely you can run everything at medium-high with 30FPS or better.
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#4MasterDonGeroPosted 10/24/2013 7:47:48 AM
Multiplayer is gonna kick the s*** outta your CPU.
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#5HydroCannabinolPosted 10/24/2013 7:48:59 AM
MasterDonGero posted...
Multiplayer is gonna kick the s*** outta your CPU.


Yes, lets ignore my post.
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#6xcmon3yx2Posted 10/24/2013 7:53:26 AM(edited)
HydroCannabinol posted...
MasterDonGero posted...
Multiplayer is gonna kick the s*** outta your CPU.


Yes, lets ignore my post.


3rd/4th gen i5's are struggling with the game, no way is a 965 going to handle the game very well
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#7machetemanPosted 10/24/2013 8:07:01 AM
will you get better performance at current settings? Probably not.
will you get the same performance at higher settings? Yes.
#8machetemanPosted 10/24/2013 8:08:43 AM
HydroCannabinol posted...
Yes, lets ignore my post.

You play multiplayer FPS with 30 FPS.

Everything you say gets ignored.
#9HydroCannabinolPosted 10/24/2013 8:12:42 AM
xcmon3yx2 posted...
HydroCannabinol posted...
MasterDonGero posted...
Multiplayer is gonna kick the s*** outta your CPU.


Yes, lets ignore my post.


3rd/4th gen i5's are struggling with the game, no way is a 965 going to handle the game very well


Err I played the beta on 64 player maps... Some people had issues in the beta with beast rigs but that was because of beta issues... lots of people DIDN'T have issues at all. Logic much?




macheteman posted...
HydroCannabinol posted...
Yes, lets ignore my post.

You play multiplayer FPS with 30 FPS.

Everything you say gets ignored.


I'm sorry, the original post asked if his CPU would 'cut it'. It's quite obvious his rig will be able to play the game at an average framerate that is acceptable to a lot of people. I agree with you that if he would like to play the game on high-ultra with 60FPS he should get an upgrade.

That much was obvious.
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#10voldothegr8Posted 10/24/2013 8:55:35 AM(edited)
I have a Phenom II x4 965 with a 6870 and played the beta with med-high settings @1080p no problem, I was getting 30-40 fps.
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