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Windows 7: out of curiosity

01 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
out of curiosity

What kind of performance would i get if i uninstalled my hd 5770 and paired my onboard hd4200 with a hd 3000 series gpu would the performance be better or would it suffer? based on info i got you cant put two 4000 series together which is kinda weak but oh well

Would anyone be able to give a good speculation of what could occur my system specs are listed bellow plus i plan to up the cpu to a 3.4 phenom blk edition since the hexcore hit the scene i can capitolize on a bigger badder cpu

so anyone can tell me about if i decided to down the gpu to use the hybrid X-fire

all suggestions and answers would be welcome very much apreciate all of this give me a better idea of what i could do with this rig

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01 Sep 2010   #2
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Win 7 Ultimate x64

If you did that you would be lucky to see 1/2 the performance of the 5770 compared to the onboard plus whatever compatible card in Crossfire. To give an idea,

AMD's 785G with Radeon HD 4200 Graphics: Performance and Features Explored

2-Way Radeon 5770 Roundup

These are the main charts to look at,

out of curiosity-farcry2low.png out of curiosity-farcry2high.png

disregarding the CPU which will have an affect, but no where near what is shown in those 2 graphs the 5770 stomps all over the HD 4200+HD 4350 by a very large margin.

Stick with the 5770.

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01 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1

Ok that answered alot

if i was to get a better card i would have to grab the 5800 series or go to the nvidia

which im trying to avoid since i figured radeon would make a fast card but i guess those nvidia guys are just on top of thiere game

Like you were saying the cpu makes a notable difference too as well correct if so im gonna mark this solved and maybe devise a plan to upgrade my card as well

thanks for the advice
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