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User Info: CyberZes

CyberZes
3 years ago#1
I currently have a PC with I5-3750 processor, 16gb ram and an Asus GTX 780. I read that newer games like Watch Dogs and Thief will require an I7 processor. Will I still be able to run those games or do i need to upgrade to an I7?

User Info: -5xad0w-

-5xad0w-
3 years ago#2
That is inaccurate.

They highly recommend and i7 or AMD octo-core.

They do state that they only support 64bit operating systems though.

http://i.imgur.com/YY9MowA.jpg

Basically, they want their game to look awesome but can't optimize for s*** so they pass the burden on to users.
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User Info: AsucaHayashi

AsucaHayashi
3 years ago#3
it'll probably be 10 years at the least(or however long until the next console generation) until games exceed the minimum requirement of the 3570.
PC hardware doesn't need to match console hardware in price when PC gamers save literal thousands from the software they buy.
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User Info: triple s

triple s
3 years ago#4
A 3750 will serve you fine for a while, hardly a need to upgrade.
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User Info: HELZERO

HELZERO
3 years ago#5
-5xad0w- posted...
That is inaccurate.

They highly recommend and i7 or AMD octo-core.

They do state that they only support 64bit operating systems though.

http://i.imgur.com/YY9MowA.jpg

Basically, they want their game to look awesome but can't optimize for s*** so they pass the burden on to users.


not true, thats what consoles are for
im on my mobile phone so excuse the cruddy spelling

User Info: popping4it

popping4it
3 years ago#6
CyberZes posted...
I currently have a PC with I5-3750 processor, 16gb ram and an Asus GTX 780. I read that newer games like Watch Dogs and Thief will require an I7 processor. Will I still be able to run those games or do i need to upgrade to an I7?


no you should not.

i7 processors arent 8 core, they're just 4core just like upper i5 processors. the only difference of i7 is they have hyperthreading which is garbage for games.
whens mahvel?

User Info: Fade2black001

Fade2black001
3 years ago#7
popping4it posted...
CyberZes posted...
I currently have a PC with I5-3750 processor, 16gb ram and an Asus GTX 780. I read that newer games like Watch Dogs and Thief will require an I7 processor. Will I still be able to run those games or do i need to upgrade to an I7?


no you should not.

i7 processors arent 8 core, they're just 4core just like upper i5 processors. the only difference of i7 is they have hyperthreading which is garbage for games.


As of currently this is true but more games will use multiple threads
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User Info: CyberZes

CyberZes
3 years ago#8
Thanks for your responses.
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