Dell XPS 730x H2C Intel Core i7 Gaming System - HotHardware

Dell XPS 730x H2C Intel Core i7 Gaming System

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Crysis v1.2
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Crysis

If you're at all into enthusiast computing, the highly anticipated single player, FPS smash-hit Crysis, should require no introduction. Crytek's game engine visuals are easily the most impressive real-time 3D renderings we've seen on the computer screen to date.  The engine employs some of the latest techniques in 3D rendering like Parallax Occlusion Mapping, Subsurface Scattering, Motion Blur and Depth-of-Field effects, as well as some of the most impressive use of Shader technology we've seen yet.  In short, for those of you that want to skip the technical jib-jab, Crysis is HOT.  We ran the full game patched to v1.2 with all of the game's visual options set to 'High' to put a significant load on the graphics cards being tested.




The Crysis benchmark tells a similar story to ET: Quake Wars. The XPS 730x was able to overtake the dual Radeon HD 4870 Crossfire reference system, but in this case the dual GTX 280 SLI setup has a massive advantage. Overall, the XPS 730x's 50fps in Crysis is very respectable and remember that the XPS 730x is also available in SLI configurations if you desire a healthy FPS boost.
 

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That is a pretty setup what i don't like is the lack of space that it has inside. because of all the hardware! I might be buying a 730x next year!

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Where is the ECC? As memory becomes faster and faster, we need to start verifying that it actually works with ECC. EETimes have written articles on the likelyhood of single bit errors which are correctable with ECC starting to become a monthly occurence on most hardware, it is imperative that we start looking to correct single bit errors and track single bit errors rates.

It is unacceptable to pay massive premiums for high end hardware and leave ourselves open to the possibility bits are being flipped randomly and this not only leads to system instability but also potential data loss. I have always had ECC even on my "gaming rigs" and they are all solid and never crash. Not crashing is the first order of business even on a gaming rig.

Intel made a huge mistake making Core i7 CPUs with the ECC support apparently supressed. Its a big slap and an FU in the face of those willing to pay top dollar, but we are also entitled to the security ECC provides. Shameful we have these conversations in late 2008/early 2009.

Whats next, taking out ECC from hard drives, NAND and other storage devices to make them denser?

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ECC? I remember when a pair of those were like gold ($$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$)

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Is there any info on how loud the new 730x H2C is? I have a Velocity Micro Raptor I want to replace. It is sooo loud you can't speak in a normal tone of voice with the PC on. I need a good gaming rig, not an aircraft engine....

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Hi I would like to know the cost of this system in dollars. My location is in pakistan's city karachi please let me know the shipment cost along with the system in $.

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@Qasim:

You're asking about a system that was reviewed almost three years ago. The place to buy one of these would probably be www.EBay.com

If you're interested in a newer model, try going to www.dell.com and looking around. They will sell you a PC straight away.

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i tried ebay as well but didn't found this pc on it please guide me from where i can purchase this system

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Qasim:
i tried ebay as well but didn't found this pc on it please guide me from where i can purchase this system

These PC's are over 3 Years Old.

You cannot buy one just like it anymore.

Go to www.dell.com and order one that is like it in some ways.

 

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