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Back from the dead! (04-21-10 that is)

So BF3 is pre-ordered but just playing the BETA has been a PITA.

Could someone guide me in the right direction to bring my PC back up to date?

Specs are as below.

Thank you!

(SLI'd with SLi patch)
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In before somebody orders you to ask this in the Official Battlefield 3 Thread

Welcome back

You don't have a bad system. You probably should invest in more RAM, and getting a single card that will outperform your 9800GTX+ pair. GTX 560 Ti? There are good deals, here too.

Called it.
Edited by jellis142 - 10/2/11 at 9:37pm
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what are your goals? - ultra on 1080? 1200? surround?
what is your budget?

These are more important....if your budget is unlimited then we can build you a $3000 machine...if your budget is $1000 we can build you a machine that can handle BF3 fairly well...if your budget is enough for only one or two things... than it be a tad bit more ram and the gpu.
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Originally Posted by mcc21 View Post
what are your goals? - ultra on 1080? 1200? surround?
what is your budget?

These are more important....if your budget is unlimited then we can build you a $3000 machine...if your budget is $1000 we can build you a machine that can handle BF3 fairly well...if your budget is enough for only one or two things... than it be a tad bit more ram and the gpu.
+1 The most important is to specify the amount of money you want to spend.Then we can see for that money what is possible.Maybe an upgrade or even better a whole change.Also specify if you are interested in upgrading by taking things from the market place which will save you $$ and last if in case you want a whole change of system if you don't mind going AMD platform.Start by tellings us those first..
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