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What is the point of giving my pc the best gpu?

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1 year ago#1
Because I had an alienware x51 with a gtx 660 and that ran all the games up to battlefield 3 which I last played on ultra? Why would anyone want anything better?
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1 year ago#2
because bf3 is nearly 3 years old?
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1 year ago#3
There really isnt, Unless you're running a Res higher than 1080P or a 120hz monitor.
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1 year ago#4
Robin 47 is a terrible movie. The only thing it got right was the names. Everything else Hollywood just did whatever they wanted. Adding a white guy with special powers and the teng and the witch was all hollywood. But whatever samurai are probably one of the worst melee armies ever
1 year ago#5
A better "worst case scenario" for performance, the ability to use higher settings while maintaining performance, ability to use higher resolutions....the list goes on. I have a 660 and it's a solid card, but there are a few games where a little more performance would be nice - I'm not compelled to run out and buy a new card yet, but in another year or two I'll probably upgrade.
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1 year ago#6
Nightshift1983 posted...
Because I had an alienware x51 with a gtx 660 and that ran all the games up to battlefield 3 which I last played on ultra? Why would anyone want anything better?


Do you want to run the games of tomorrow at 60fps?
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1 year ago#7
Try the same with with Battlefield 4. With max AA. At 1440p. 120hz.

There ya go!

I run 2x 660's and they run well at 1440p, but I still can't hit 120hz :(
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1 year ago#8
Why would I want a car a skateboard has four wheels too
1 year ago#9
If you don't know, you shouldn't upgrade.
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1 year ago#10
TimePharaoh posted...
Why would I want a car a skateboard has four wheels too


Skateboard doesn't have a combustion engine.

A better comparison would be "why would i want a lexus when my pinto does the same thing"
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