While choosing what video card you are going to use for gaming is extremely important there are other factors that will determine the level of gameplay you will experience. Your system as a whole is a conglomeration of hardware where each part plays a role in determining how your games will perform. Chief among this system is your central processing unit.You can check out the article over at HardOCP.
Processor and graphics cards - real-world gameplay scaling
Posted on Wednesday, Mar 22 2006 @ 00:46 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
HardOCP investigates the impact of 6 different processors and 4 video cards on the performance in real life games like WoW, F.E.A.R. and Battlefield 2.