Battlefield 4 Budget Build Performance


Battlefield 4 Budget Builds


Maxon's Cinebench provides an insight into how well the CPUs would fare when tasked to render complex images, as well as how the GPU deals with rendering a scene using OpenGL.


Cinebench shows us the large differences between the CPU and GPU. The R9 270 does a great job of rendering in OpenGL, and gets over double the score of the integrated AMD chips. As we'd expect, the CPU alone doesn't post much of a threat to the four threads on the i3 3220 or either of the APUs.

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12-02-2014, 06:58:08


How much do you need to spend to get a decent gaming rig? With the help of PCSpecialist, we've put together a great rig for an impressive price.

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12-02-2014, 07:40:57

My steam box/LAN box was going to be an itx system for around the same price and its amazing how much more expensive the ITX AMD motherboards are. I had to really scale down the graphics (to a 650ti) and get a tiny SSD in order to stay in budget. All the good motherboards cost more than the cpu :l. Thats the issue with cheap OCable cpus I guess :s. In the end I also had to settle with this as a build. It was an easy sell though .

Interesting how surprisingly good the pentiums are at gaming. I really was expecting it to struggle alot more than it did. I wouldn't want a pentium for games like Star Citizen though.Quote

12-02-2014, 08:03:16

Going to show my brother in law this before he gets a console, nothing wrong with a console but he's turning what was once a powerful rig of a Core 2 Duo, Asus P5B Deluxe, 8GB RAM and a 4850 into a bit of a NAS as his NAS box is broke, and will get a console as well.

Keep telling him to join these forums and look at some of the smaller builds.

Edit: Okay there is something not right if my rig is only doing 20fps with Arkham Origins!Quote

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