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Re: I need GPU decision help!

Postby CHABL0 » October 27th, 2017, 12:18 pm

JK_ElkHunter wrote:
CHABL0 wrote:I picked up the XFX Radeon RX 550 4GB today along with an EVGA 600w PSU. Classic looks great max settings!



Next step is to upgrade the cpu! :P

Yep! I want to keep it budget quad core. Any recommendations? AMD FX? Intel?


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CHABL0 wrote:I picked up the XFX Radeon RX 550 4GB today along with an EVGA 600w PSU. Classic looks great max settings!



Great! Hope you enjoy your gpu a lot :) how does cotw run?

Thank you Dark! Funny thing. I got a refund on COTW because I honestly didn't think I'd get the gpu so soon. But Best Buy had the 55o on sale for cheap. Will purchase COTW again when I upgrade the cpu in about a month or two.
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Re: I need GPU decision help!

Postby JK_ElkHunter » October 27th, 2017, 3:35 pm

CHABL0 wrote:Yep! I want to keep it budget quad core. Any recommendations? AMD FX? Intel?


Intel's new Coffee Lake quad core cpus are doing really good and they are not that expensive. I believe you can get a 8350K which has 4 cores 4 threads and will go up to 4ghz at around $170 dollars.

EDIT: If you are looking for something that will last longer the new 8600K is beastly. Although it's at around $260 dollars.
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Re: I need GPU decision help!

Postby ronMctube » October 27th, 2017, 7:48 pm

coffeelake i5s are great performers. thats what id be buying.on a budget
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Re: I need GPU decision help!

Postby CHABL0 » November 2nd, 2017, 11:31 am

I sold some old PS3 games and figured I'd try COTW again. Works flawlessly on medium settings for me! Happy with this card purchase. Can't wait to upgrade the cpu.
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Re: I need GPU decision help!

Postby Schlachtwolf » November 2nd, 2017, 7:04 pm

I have a question, would the folowing be abe to play COTW at decent settings ? It is sort of what my budget would allow. Internet speed is good where I am so its a hardware question. I hardly know how to use a smartphone.... :oops: I only have a "good" laptop and while Classic is fine it can't do COTW, which I have & paid for.....

So would this work..
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Re: I need GPU decision help!

Postby CHABL0 » November 2nd, 2017, 7:29 pm

Schlachtwolf wrote:I have a question, would the folowing be abe to play COTW at decent settings ? It is sort of what my budget would allow. Internet speed is good where I am so its a hardware question. I hardly know how to use a smartphone.... :oops: I only have a "good" laptop and while Classic is fine it can't do COTW, which I have & paid for.....

So would this work..
AMD FX-6300 (6 x 3.50GHz) · 4 GB Nvidia GTX 1050ti GGDR5 · 8GB RAM · 1000GB HDD · Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P · Windows 10 Home · Leiser Gaming-PC · VR Ready


That cpu and gpu combo should work just fine. I'm using a phenom II X4 955 3.2ghz and a radeon rx 550 4g gpu and I've pushed it up to high settings and had smooth game play.


BUT I have played COTW for about 24 hours now and I find classic a lot more fun to play. COTW seems more random to me. Classic feels more challenging.
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