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    Default Need some help choosing a new game

    I want to test the full potential of my new system. What are some games that will test the performance?

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    Ok, I know that this probably won't be mentioned by anyone else, but I would tell you to try to get a copy of Sacred 2: Fallen Angel. The collector's Edition comes with an Elite Graphics pack that really enhances the look. With my current system, I can't seem to get more than 30 or so frames per second with everything on MAX, without the Elite Graphics Pack installed. Beautiful game, and one hell of an RPG. Just make sure to patch before you play.
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    Natural mod for Crysis has some sweet lighting. Probably the most graphics-intensive you can get.
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    Crysis Warhead. Turn up the antialiasing and watch the resulting slideshow.

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    Empire Total War, looks great. although it isn't optimized for multiple cores :\ . Full 3v3 Naval battles always rape my fps down to around 6

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    Sounds like the Ape needs a new GPU/CPU banana combo

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    hehe yes indeed, I got a 4850 coming in the mail then I'm thinking of upgrading my CPU to Phenom II x3 720.

    I've read that the CPU is officially unsupported by my chip set but I've also heard that it works with the latest bios for my board.
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    Cho mang, I say you totally NEED a new video card! You should just wait on the CPU, when you have enough "chedda" buy a new mobo AND CPU.

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    thanks for the advice, I'm planning on doing a new rig once SSD's and DDR3 get down to be a bit cheaper then I'll pitch about $1000 for upgrades

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    So far, I've been able to max COD4, COD5, Assassin's Creed, NFS Undercover. Crysis Warhead is really graphics intensive, try it out. I ran it at 1920X1080, Gamer graphics, no AA, to get decent frame rates to play.

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    crysis looks a bit better than warhead in my opinion. warhead runs slightly faster.

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    Wanna make your setup cry? Load up ArmA 2 and turn up the eye candy......view distance to 10000, AA, post processing, etc.

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