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would this cpu be good enough for gaming without a dedicated gpu?

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March 17, 2013 8:00:28 PM

Long story short i got a new desktop for Christmas, and im looking to upgrade it to be a little more high end for gaming, currently it doesn't have a dedicated gpu, it only has a dual core amd a6, with an onboard gpu amd radeon hd 7540d, and i was wondering if this graphics card would make a big difference: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Its a quad core, with a better on board gpu, i read somewhere that this brand or type of gpu/cpu is good for gaming, just wondering what you guys think and if this will make a big difference? Thanks in advance!

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March 17, 2013 8:07:18 PM

Well the integrated GPU inside the A10-5800K it is pretty close to an HD6670. So, you're not looking into max details at 1080p. You'd probably be gaming at low-medium for 720p-768p (and probably at 1680x1050) for modern demanding games. It depends whether or not that is good enough for you.

By the way, what do you mean "this brand or type of gpu/cpu is good for english"?
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March 17, 2013 8:09:48 PM

EzioAs said:
Well the integrated GPU inside the A10-5800K it is pretty close to an HD6670. So, you're not looking into max details at 1080p. You'd probably be gaming at low-medium for 720p-768p (and probably at 1680x1050) for modern demanding games. It depends whether or not that is good enough for you.

By the way, what do you mean "this brand or type of gpu/cpu is good for english"?


thanks for your help again! And sorry about that it was a typo, not sure how i switched english with gaming :p 

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March 17, 2013 8:16:11 PM

if you are upgrading, why not get a better GPU than replace the current cpu?
sorry, im not familiar with the AMD lineup, so i have no idea how your current cpu is in terms of performance
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March 17, 2013 8:34:49 PM

Cons29 said:
if you are upgrading, why not get a better GPU than replace the current cpu?
sorry, im not familiar with the AMD lineup, so i have no idea how your current cpu is in terms of performance


The game im looking to get better fps in (dayz mod/arma 2) is a very cpu dependant game, i will surly upgrade my video card once i get some more money.
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March 17, 2013 10:00:25 PM

ph yeah sorry, that one slipped my mind. if you can (not sure where you are from), just get a 2nd hand cpu. it will be cheaper and cpu's rarely die (unlike gpu and mobo) so buying 2nd hand is relatively safer than getting 2nd hand gpu.

but of course, be careful.
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March 17, 2013 10:04:56 PM

EzioAs said:
Well the integrated GPU inside the A10-5800K it is pretty close to an HD6670.


You are way off. The Radeon HD 7660D in the A10-5800k is only roughly equivalent to a Radeon HD 5570. See following link for benchmarks.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/6332/amd-trinity-a10-5800...


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March 17, 2013 10:15:01 PM

jaguarskx said:
EzioAs said:
Well the integrated GPU inside the A10-5800K it is pretty close to an HD6670.


You are way off. The Radeon HD 7660D in the A10-5800k is only roughly equivalent to a Radeon HD 5570. See following link for benchmarks.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/6332/amd-trinity-a10-5800...


Okay, I'll admit that it is indeed closer to the HD5570 (although it's kinda between the 5570 and 6670). Thanks for pointing it out. However, the point stands, it's not going to be able game at high in modern games. Medium mostly.

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March 17, 2013 10:27:25 PM

since you already have the a5 (5400), hold out till june/july to see how much improved the a10 6800k is. Graphics wise its supposed to be 20% faster than the a10 5800k.

how much memory and what speed is in the current system? memory speed will help those processors quite a bit.
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