Amd Radeon Hd 7770 1GB

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I was on cyberpower recently trying to make a good build. The Amd Radeon 7770 1GB says it gets around 65 Fps on ultra with starcraft 2 thats more than amazing to me. Does anyone know if this card is that good?
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Don't believe what they say, but HD 7770 is indeed a capable graphics card.
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so do you believe them on this card? Even though this is high saying FPS to me on ultra i will be playing Starcraft on low do you think i can easily get above 90 fps with these specs and video card?:

Case: Cooler Master Elite 431 Mid-Tower Gaming Case w/ Side-Panel Window
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Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Default case fans
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CPU: AMD FX-4100 3.60 GHz Quad-Core AM3+ CPU 4MB L2 Cache & Turbo Core Technology
Venom Boost Fast And Efficient Factory Overclocking: No Overclocking
Cooling Fan: Asetek 510LC Liquid Cooling System 120MM Radiator & Fan (Enhanced Cooling Performance + Extreme Silent at 20dBA) (Dual Standard 120MM Fans (Push-Pull) [+9])
Coolant for Cyberpower Xtreme Hydro Water Cooling Kits: Standard Coolant
Motherboard: [CrossFireX] ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 AMD 970 Chipset CrossFireX Support DDR3 Socket AM3+ ATX w/ 7.1 Audio, GbLAN, USB3.0, SATA-III, RAID, 2 Gen2 PCIe X16, 2 PCIe X1 & 2 PCI (Pro OC Certified)
Memory: 4GB (2GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory (Corsair or Major Brand)
Video Card: AMD Radeon HD 7770 1GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card [+44] (Major Brand Powered by AMD)
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Don't buy from cyberpower or any other "computer building" websites. They're just overpriced and they could possibly damage your computer during shipping (my friend's computer, once hooked up, got the blue screen and had to return it)

It will be way cheaper and fun if you build it yourself. Also if you build it yourself, it's easier to upgrade it once the hardware gets old
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Don't buy an AMD CPU setup.
Power supply must be 80 Plus certified.

Do you HAVE to have a pre-built PC? What is maximum budget?
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That system will easily do what you require of it, Unlimited.
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I'm not sure what to believe, but will this build give me my needs?
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Sort of, but it's not optimal use of your money.

What is your budget, I can give you an example setup from CyberPowerPC.
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I'm currently getting 120-200 fps on ultra @ 1080p on my 6770. Go for it man, i'm only running an i3 processor. Whatever you have is probably equal or better.
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my budget is $800. I need a monitor with the pc and windows 7 of course. i want atleast 90+ fps ON LOW! maybe around 60 - 70 on ultra. I will play probably only on low but i want really good fps like 90+.
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Need monitor? You are way better off buying one separately from NewEgg, not with the CyberPowerPC. You'll pay a -lot more- if you buy through CyberPowerPC.

For example, in your build, they add $165 for a 22" 1680x1050 monitor. Same money can get you a 24" monitor with full 1080p HD resolution from NewEgg.

So just buy the PC from CyberPowerPC, and get monitor from elsewhere.

Anyway... here is the build:

The i5 CPU featured in this is way better for SC2 than AMD FX CPU is.

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Thanks for the awesome help Hibachi you know your stuff! I'll most likely be buying that build this week!

EDIT: Although i though big time. I did find a friend selling a computer and offered it to me. He says his computer gets Starcraft 2 ultra around 60 fps steady.
Heres what he has:
COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-UW Black Aluminum Bezel , SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
HIS H577FM1GD Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
BIOSTAR A880G+ AM3 AMD 880G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-530SS 530W ATX12V V2.2/ EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular Power Supply, New Version with Build-in LED Fan On/Off Switch
AMD Athlon II X4 640 Propus 3.0GHz Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor ADX640WFGMBOX
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-8GBXL
ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM

price: $450
Edited by Unlimited on 9/1/2012 2:11 AM PDT
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Dang, AMD setup. :(

But not bad for the price.
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lol, do you think its worth it? do you believe him in saying that he gets steady 60 fps with ultra?
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It's worth it for the price, but that 60 FPS with ultra should only really happen with low resolution monitors, or 1v1.

However, for a little more, you can get a new computer with much better CPU.
Edited by Hibachi on 9/1/2012 3:18 PM PDT
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my monitor is 1400x900 what u think? and all i do is 1v1
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That resolution is low enough for the HD 5770 to run with flying colors. However, the CPU remains a suspect.
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What do u think average fps would be on medium?
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What do u think average fps would be on medium?
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It's not so much about graphics quality, it's that the CPU may struggle when lots of units are on.
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