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I'd be willing to spend the amount it would take for me to be running at say medium, 1080p, good framerates. Nothing over the top, as I'm not a ultra hardcore gamer :/

Any ideas what I should get? I was thinking to not go the FX-**** route as I heard Bulldozer has proven to be a failure almost.
If you're willing to get rid of your motherboard and CPU go with an i5-2500K + LGA1155 + HD 6950 for ~$550.

Alternatively you can get a 1090T + GTX 460 for ~$300.

You could also try to overclock your processor and/or unlock the cache.
    
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If you're willing to get rid of your motherboard and CPU go with an i5-2500K + LGA1155 + HD 6950 for ~$550.

Alternatively you can get a 1090T + GTX 460 for ~$300.

You could also try to overclock your processor and/or unlock the cache.
Don't OC on that board if you go the 1090T route. Poor Phase Design = Burnt Mobo.

I'd recommend a 2500k build though.
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Is an 1090T or a Phenom X4 980 BE any good for gaming?

Or is Intel the way to go? I'd like to stay with AMD if possible.
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I've decided to go the 2500k route....

I want the most inexpensive motherboard, but with the requirements of 4 ram slots and 2x pci-e slots... I'm looking to get a 460 now, and then add a 460 later for sli.
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I've played the BF3 Beta extensively with relatively good framerates (60FPS) however, that was windowed mode because I was too lazy to change it.

I'm wondering if I'll my rig will be able to play 1080p on atleast medium without too bad of framerates.

If not, what should I change about my build? I know my video card is outdated, but its a trooper.

Thanks
I'm kind of more worry on your CPU due to Frostbite 2.0 destruction physic engine. That's just my opinion to the very first post. You might have a plan already after these 5 pages of the thread.
 
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For BF3.

/facepalm you will be fine you just need a new GPU

http://www.techspot.com/review/448-b...nce/page7.html
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9800gt? my frd has a gtx 260 and he cant even do 1080p on medium.. u need new vid card
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@Foxdie
I think we've all established that....
I basically need a build for 2500k and mobo with 4 ram slots and 2 pci-e slots, while keeping cost down.
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My old video card (6670) couldn't run BF3 1080p even on low. I would get 15-30 fps. I had it bump it down to something like 1280x768 to run 30-50 fps on low. Isn't a 6670 on par with a 9800 gt?
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