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I've been wondering if I should or shouldn't upgrade my computer, and I was wondering, exactly how future proof is it? I'm mainly a gamer, and I'm having NO PROBLEMS AT ALL gaming, and I wonder how long my set up will last while still playing on high settings and getting a nice performance out of it.

I'm kind of hoping a year or two.
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post #2 of 11
I'd say your have at least 2 years. That depends on how exponentially games start using systems to their full extent, though.
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post #3 of 11
Your processor is good for a while in terms of gaming. Your cards will keep you in the game for a while at your resolution. You definitely have time before you need to worry about an upgrade with your current resoltion and set up.
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Your gpu wwont last past this year. Am sorry man...
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post #5 of 11
It will last until it cannot perform up to your standard. Standards are different. If your willing to let a few details slide, your golden for AT LEAST a year, including no problem running BF3. You don't sound like a gamer who demands maxed out/60fps from your games, so you'll last even longer.
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post #6 of 11
3.14 hours. Sorry man.
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3.14 hours. Sorry man.
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3.14 hours. Sorry man.
haha nice comment.

On Topic, i think at least 2 years with 40+ fps in most games, you could upgrade your gpu in 1 year or 2 and still have a long time to do a complete upgrade.
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post #9 of 11
It will last as long as you want to make it last, and until something breaks.
    
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post #10 of 11
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I just got a 1080p resolution monitor, so I am planning on upgrading my PSU to a 1,000w and then possibly buying a 6xx card if it comes out soon... Then I'll probably be set for awhile.
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