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  1. Hello! Mutiny is a new Squad community I've created that aims to bring more people together to play as a team and advance their skill and overall enjoyment of the game. This is not meant to be a full on clan, it's a community where almost everyone is welcome as long as that person goes by a few simple community guidelines, which are in place to keep things civil and fun. HOW TO JOIN MUTINY: - Read the guidelines of this community HERE - Follow this link to Discord if you comply: - Say hello and message me (MrOcto) and we will discuss the matter - Once you get the a-ok you are free to use the community tag in-game and participate in community events - Have fun! As the community is basically brand new, I'll be looking for players who would also want to play a larger role in this community. So if you want to get more involved please let me know. Thank you!
  2. Do you have a freesync monitor? if not, get the 1070 as it mops the floor with the rx 580. What clock speed do you run your CPU at? I'm also currently looking at either 1070 or 1080, with a niggling thought of "what if Vega turns out to be good?"... I've got a 1060 right now but 1440p + SS is a bit much for it on some maps dipping into the mid 40's at times (a clear GPU bottleneck as my CPU is more than capable looking at Stat unit).
  3. The GTX 745 is not really meant for heavy gaming tasks. The GTX 660 you own is actually A LOT better than the one you have installed right now. The CPU & RAM you have are fantastic for Squad, so basically, just swap the GPU's (check your power supply first, if it's powerful enough) and you'll be fine. Down the road replace the GTX 660 with something recent, but again, check your power supply to avoid any issues.
  4. These are the results of my short benchmark. Firing range (to remove the player variable) did the same walk with US LMG kit and fired 2 mags in the same direction. I think the rest is on the image. Hope it helps
  5. I am head of sales at a PC store. I used to build systems but through chance moved toward sales, but I still help out when we have bigger tenders to fill for our clients (government and larger firms which deal with video/3D/CAD design). I have a 6700k and 16GB 3000mhz DDR4 at home in my personal rig, I can test it in Squad with 2133, 2400, 2666 and 3000mhz, although it's going to be a bit harder to be precise since Squad does not like Fraps very much. I'll try to post the results tomorrow as I'll have more time then to tinker with things.
  6. I don't think the OP can afford it and/or is willing to spend this much. Which is completely fine. I don't think you need a top of the line PC to enjoy Squad and other games. That i5 7500 & rx480 will do nicely for him at 1080p. Although if he is in no rush, I'd wait to see what RX 580 will be like, performance and price wise.
  7. Hello everyone, I'm looking for people who are playing Squad with a RX 480 8GB GPU, paired with an Intel i7 for instance (since I have a 6700k OC + 1060 6GB). Asking about performance with the card at 1440p Epic settings, as I got a new Freesync 1440p monitor and am considering switching cards to make use of, but I don't want to switch if the RX 480 doesn't perform very well in Squad as does the 1060. I know it's a "side grade" but Freesync is a great thing Thank you in advance!
  8. It supports it. With the Z270 motherboard you can enable XMP on the RAM so it basically "overclocks" itself to 3000mhz, don't worry about it, it's perfectly safe and in spec as the RAM is guaranteed to run at 3000mhz and very easy to do. The Intel CPUs witk K at the end are unlocked CPUs, which means they have an unlocked multiplier which is used to overclock. Non K Intel CPUs have a locked multiplier. For instance, 6700K has a base clock of 4000mhz (40x100), to over clock it you'd change it to 45x100 etc, you can't do that with non K Intel CPUs, although the multiplier will change during use, like when Turbo is engaged or when CPU is idling it will lower the multiplier to save energy.
  9. (this video is actually a bit "flawed" since it has GPU bottlenecks, but I still wanted to include it) In some games it does not make any difference, in some it does quite a lot. As I wrote, it CAN be a difference of 5-10 fps. Also, when buying new stuff I always advise my clients to spend that few extra bucks on such things. As Squad is heavily CPU bound right now (for the most part) faster RAM is better to have. Arma 3 is another game that benefits from faster RAM and is closer to Squad as a game. - Here are some other DDR4 speed comparisons in games: If you have any other doubts please feel free to ask, like I said, I do this for a living.
  10. That CPU is a BOX version, which comes with a stock Intel cooler. It's not the best, but it does the job.
  11. 4,6Ghz is an above average OC for the 6700k, most people get it to 4,4/4,5 Ghz, furthermore 4,7/4,8Ghz is in the "great chip/silicon lottery" range and also requires very good cooling since the 6700k starts to really heat up at the 1,35V mark, while 5,2Ghz has been reported, it is golden chip territory with an expensive custom water loop and most likely not 24/7 operation as it would need A LOT of voltage which is not good for the CPU in the long run. Suggesting one can do 4,6Ghz on "default cooling system" is straight out wrong and could cause damage to the CPU if attempted, so please don't spread disinformation. To reach 4,6Ghz you'd need somewhere around 1,3/1,32V and with a stock cooler it would either throttle a lot or completely overheat and shutdown. What OP needs is a faster GPU in the range of 970/980/1060/Rx480/r9390/r9390x or higher as the GTX 950 he owns is not very powerful compared to those I just listed. When upgrading the GPU please check if your PSU is up to the task (specially if it's a pre-built).
  12. Most likely OC is not stable, I had this issue on my 780ti which was pushed a bit too far. Lower your clocks and try again.
  13. Case: comes with 3 preinstalled fans Motherboard: good mobo for the price, offers OC support down the line for 7600/7700k upgrades CPU: solid CPU GPU: it's a RX 480, expect to max out games at 1080p RAM: cheapest 3000mhz stick PSU: (owned one of these, rock solid PSU - german design, made in china) SSD: good quality SSD ~ 7322 NOK - 804,5€
  14. ReckingOrange can you post a link to the store where you intend to purchase your parts?
  15. Hey Pud, Could you do me a solid and test 2560x1440p EPIC settings (no Vsync or Freesync on) with Stat FPS command in-game, on lets say Fools Road 78/80 slot server? Thanks a bunch!
  16. For that little extra, you can get a smashing gaming PC... So if you can squeeze that extra 80-100€, you'll end up with a great rig. (80-100 cause they charge extra shipping for PC cases)
  17. Updating your BIOS is mostly a good thing, but can be complicated if you're new to these kinds of things. What is your budget?
  18. The difference between lets say 2133mhz and 3000mhz can be around 5-10 fps in many games and since the price isn't that much higher, it's better to buy higher mhz RAM. The B150 motherboards are for Skylake CPUs originally, a Kaby Lake CPU might not work out of the box but most likely it will need a BIOS update to support Kaby Lake. Also, if buying an overclocking CPU (7600k) it makes sense to buy an overclocking motherboard, which B150 is not. You will need either a Z170 + BIOS update or a Z270 motherboard. Keep in mind some motherboards need a supported CPU to update the BIOS so I wouldn't risk it with either a B150/Z170 board. Buy the cheapest Z270 board you can find. Since you're from Norway you can check out they have great prices and ship to your country. About the GPU, I would not buy a 1050ti, which is basically a GTX 770 with new features and less power consumption. Buy at least a RX 470 4GB if buying new. I'd look around for good deals for GTX 970/980, those are fantastic for their current price (150/220€ 2nd hand) and can OC a lot as well. You might also want to wait for AMD r5 CPUs which will release in about 2 weeks, and shortly after their refresh of rx 400 series named rx 500. I think the rx 570/580 will drop in price and or remaining rx 470/480 cards will be cheap to get. You could in theory get a rx 480 4gb for 150€ which is insane. If you have any questions feel free to ask, I do this for a living Greets
  19. I think you didn't completely read my post correctly. I already own a 1440p freesync monitor and a gtx 1060, I am looking to switch to AMD for freesync support and am looking for people who use an RX 480 in Squad
  20. Hey, yeah I saw that, but it's not really relevant, since the 3GB 1060 has less cores than the 6GB I already own. I'm surprised that no one on the forum uses a rx 480 with 1440p monitor, but stranger things have happened
  21. DO NOT buy a B150 motherboard with that CPU, get the cheapest Z270 board you can find. Also don't buy DDR4 under 3000mhz, and the 1050ti is not that great, aim for 470/480 4GB or look at good gtx 970/980 or r9 390/390x deals. If you can afford that power supply, keep it for future upgrades on the GPU side.
  22. Hello, thanks for the replies so far. Well I'm running the game 1440p EPIC settings with AA on on my 6700k 4,6ghz gtx 1060 6GB 2115mhz and 16GB DDR4 3000 at around 80 fps average in Sumari 78 player servers for instance, I'm extremely happy with the performance I'm getting. I'm asking about the RX 480 because there are big differences between it and the 1060 in certain games, less or none in others, and I wonder if Squad is one of those games... I do not dip under 45 fps on any 78/80 player map so I think I'll be OK with my Freesync range. I'd really love to hear from people who run an RX 480 at 1440p and what kind of frames they're getting.
  23. 0x87a0006

    I think I fixed it by disabling the "game integration" on my Logitech keyboard software, which lights up the keys according to whats happening in the game... no crashes since. Weird.
  24. 0x87a0006

    I too am getting this error. It's random, it also happens when I change a lot of settings on and off in the graphics menu. i7 6700k @ 4.6ghz GTX 1060 @ 2125mhz 16GB ddr4 3000mhz windows 8.1 pro
  25. Maybe in the US.. here in EU it's more expensive than gtx 970 & r9 390