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Games you play and how well your machine handles them?

fn230

44 months ago

To start off, my machine is this one. Core 2 Quad Q8300, GTX 750 Ti, 4 GB RAM.

I mostly play Cities: Skylines, which is very CPU-bound and causes the system to bottleneck almost immediately. The Q8300 constantly runs at 100% load, while the 750 Ti mostly just laughs it off. Of course this means I can't run the game very fast, but the good news is that instead of lagging, Cities: Skylines just slows down the in-game flow of time. I'm okay with this arrangement.

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  • 44 months ago
  • 1 point

i3 6100 GTX960 2GB plays H1Z1 @ 35-60 FPS on ultra (really depends on scene) and Fallout 4 on ultra @ 45-55 FPS. GPU is 100% and CPU is 80-90% with heat at 60 Celsius. Stock cooling. I feel this is a great combo. The card over clocks like a beast. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/zsdZt6

my i5 4590/270x plays the same games a little bit better but the card is weak. GPU is 100% and CPU is 50%. Temps 50-60 Celsius stock cooling. A 380x or gtx 970 would be a much better match. Just waiting on a reason to upgrade. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/vKPvTW

  • 44 months ago
  • 1 point

Fallout 4
XCOM 2
Reign of Kings
Killing Floor 2
Chivalry
Metal Gear Solid Online
Banished

All maxed out, 1080p, 60 fps. Having always had crappy laptops in my life I'm proud to say that.

  • 44 months ago
  • 1 point

It's so fulfilling to see things that ran poorly on your old machines suddenly move along like clockwork. :D

  • 44 months ago
  • 2 points

I like not having to check out all the system requirements at all :)

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

haha, ditto.

I only need to care when playing at 4k on my 43"... which I do for rpg, action, racing, and flight/space sim games that can be used with just a game pad or my new wheel kit.

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

Mmmmmm 4K. I'm hoping to make the move in a year or two and get a 50 inch 4K tv for the next elder scrolls game :)

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

doesn't take much for the jump... im maxing out most games (limited to 30fps due to card not having hdmi 2.0 and tv not having display port) with a 4670k, 16gb ram, and a 280x...

I bought my tv last year for about $700, but you can find it on sales a lot now for about $500... and im seeing 50" 4k screens for about $600-850 for the usual vizio and lg models. I went with vizio because of the zone lighting and full backlight... seems the only way to get a better looking screen is to double the price or more

  • 44 months ago
  • 1 point

I have an I7-6700 with 16GB RAM and a GTX 960 I run the following at max settings without any problems

Fallout 4 Witcher 3 Leage of Legends X-Com 2

Its pretty decent for games until the new UE4 engine comes out later this year.

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

The only PC games I consistently play are JC3 and CS:GO. Obviously with an i7-4771 and a GTX 960 CS:GO runs really well, and JC3 runs well enough on med-high settings. Ive never measured my fps in a game, so I can't tell you what FPS i get.

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

Currently on my htpc white fusion build which is 4690k R9 Nano which on the 1080p to I use it on, as a console replacement does a pretty good job and can max most settings. Went a bit overkill for just a htpc as its under a custom loop so I will not need to dismantle it which is effort.

Main pc connected to 3440 x 1440 ultrawide, which I sold yesterday funnily enough for the ROG 100hz varient out soon. I expect my main pic should be able to max everything on that also, unless sli is not supported.

Both much nicer then the laptops I was using for most of my life until mid last year :D

  • 44 months ago
  • 0 points

Game: TF2

Machine: dell inspiron N15/N5050 (>2gb ram, no discrete GPU, 3-6 hour battery life, second generation I3 CPU)

Result: I forgot

  • 44 months ago
  • 1 point

Does it at least run at playable speeds? I would hope it does.

  • 44 months ago
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I think so

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  • 44 months ago
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An improvement for sure, even if the results aren't stellar. Sometimes, that's all that's needed.

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  • 44 months ago
  • 1 point

Ark does have some really poor optimization though

Pretty much. ARK makes my PC scream for mercy at 1440p with a 390x and I7 4790k.

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  • 44 months ago
  • 1 point

Modern games in general are not well-optimized. :P

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  • 44 months ago
  • 1 point

It's unfortunate. We could be doing so much more with our hardware. :/

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  • 44 months ago
  • 1 point

sigh

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