Running TF2 on max settings

Discussion in 'Team Fortress 2 Talk' started by The Asylum, Nov 1, 2008.

  1. The Asylum

    aa The Asylum

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    Gettin me a new compy soon, wanna be able to run TF2 on max. What kind of processor will I need, and what's the best Nvidia graphics card to get?

    </computer idiot>
     
  2. Jazz

    Jazz L5: Dapper Member

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    I have mine maxed out with a Core 2 Duo 2.4 Ghz and a EVGA 8800GT (gfx card).
     
  3. MrAlBobo

    MrAlBobo L13: Stunning Member

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  4. Memento Mori

    Memento Mori L2: Junior Member

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    8800GT is a good card still for a very cheap price. The newer 9xxx series and the GTX2xx are too expensive for not too much performance increase (apparently). Mine cost £90 (would probably come out at around $150 because americans get everything cheaper).

    A great processor for around the same price as the 8800 is the Intel E8400. It is 3ghz dual core and is excellent according to my friend. It is £100, probably $180.


    Just checked newegg for you, they both cost $169.99. :)
     
    Last edited: Nov 1, 2008
  5. Spike

    Spike L10: Glamorous Member

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    I recommend Intel Q6600 (great and cheap quad processor) 2,4 GHz.

    GTX280 is the best graphic card from Nvidia, which is by far, a lot better than 8800.

    I have ATI HD4870 which is similar to the GTX280 (but not as good), and I get 175 average FPS on Half Life 2 test, 1680x1050 all max + all AA x8 and AF x16

    Prices?

    GTX280 costs 400 $
    ATI HD4870 250$
     
  6. MangyCarface

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    Don't get nvidia right now, get the ATI 4850, cheap and better than 9800gx2