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Confusion on People playing graphic intensive games with APU or even in dual graphics mode

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April 4, 2013 1:35:18 AM

I've always wanting to have APU such as this 2: A10-5800K and A8-5600K.
Although I've post so many times at many categories in this forum.
I've grown to have more and more confusion.
They say that this APU can't play smoothly. mostly in crysis series.
But how about the videos i've seen?

here is an example:
(Crysis 3 High Settings | AMD A8 5600K + HD6670 GDDR5 Dual Graphics )
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDSPirbAZ3s

I just want many people to clarify me about what am I thinking now.
I've been posting for atleast 3 or more days to learn if my build is enough for graphics intensive games. and I'am on the budget so the more I get confused the longer I have to think about getting a PC. and the prices here in the philippines will just make you throw yourself out in the window with tears and a matching poker face.

my status now? this is :fou: 
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April 4, 2013 2:01:14 AM

lol he is getting 35fps at 720.

what is your resolution?
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April 4, 2013 2:05:26 AM

ASHISH65 said:
lol he is getting 35fps at 720.

what is your resolution?


720 but if can play really smooth i'll tune in up to 1020. . . :fou: 
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April 4, 2013 2:16:07 AM

at 1080 it will struggle like wtf
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April 4, 2013 2:31:29 AM

ASHISH65 said:
at 1080 it will struggle like wtf


So lets say that the resolution of 720p is okay with me?
Is this a right choice for a money saver, gamer like me? :D 
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April 4, 2013 2:34:01 AM

no i suggest better get cpu + dedicated gpu,
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April 4, 2013 2:41:31 AM

ASHISH65 said:
no i suggest better get cpu + dedicated gpu,


Damn, my life here is so messed up. :fou:  sucks to be me.
How about giving me a build of FX4100 for gaming?
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April 4, 2013 2:42:44 AM

forget about fx 4100 get i3 + gtx 650ti would be best and handle games upto 1600*900res at high settings
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April 4, 2013 2:48:26 AM

ASHISH65 said:
forget about fx 4100 get i3 + gtx 650ti would be best and handle games upto 1600*900res at high settings


Well the thing is im on a summer job at our family's petshop
that build is to pricey how about I change that GPU to the entry level, GTX 650? and later upgrade to higher?
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April 4, 2013 3:04:10 AM

yep it will be good
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April 4, 2013 3:37:18 AM

ASHISH65 said:
yep it will be good


So with this it will be fine if I put 8gb 2x4 1800ghz?
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April 4, 2013 3:49:53 AM

ASHISH65 said:
yep it will be good


Oh, forgot to ask, with GTX 650 what resolution can I play it with high setting?
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April 4, 2013 5:13:17 AM

1600*900
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April 4, 2013 5:32:53 AM

ASHISH65 said:
1600*900


Thanks, Now here's my build:

CPU: Intel core i3-3220
Motherboard: Asus P8B75-M LE V/S/GL/virtu/usb3
GPU: Asus GTX650-E 1GD5
HDD: 500gb WDigital Caviar Blue
RAM: I got to options what is the best?
1. 8gb Genesis (1855C9D3K2/GX) 2x4
2. Ripjaws 8gb 1600 (12800CL9D) 2x4
PSU: FSP 80+ Bronze 550w
Chassis: Cougar Spike

is it okay? :fou: 
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April 4, 2013 6:21:41 AM

it is very OK . best for bang
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April 4, 2013 8:22:10 AM

James Convento said:
ASHISH65 said:
1600*900


Thanks, Now here's my build:

CPU: Intel core i3-3220
Motherboard: Asus P8B75-M LE V/S/GL/virtu/usb3
GPU: Asus GTX650-E 1GD5
HDD: 500gb WDigital Caviar Blue
RAM: I got to options what is the best?
1. 8gb Genesis (1855C9D3K2/GX) 2x4
2. Ripjaws 8gb 1600 (12800CL9D) 2x4
PSU: FSP 80+ Bronze 550w
Chassis: Cougar Spike

is it okay? :fou: 


make sure you get gtx 650ti not normal gtx 650 as ti one is way faster than gtx 650.

your build is good
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