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post #1 of 13
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Ok guys i've been working lots and i finally want to build my own computer soo this is what i had in mind

CPU 2500K

ASUS SABERTOOTH P67

RAM

Now the rest like GPU HDD PSU I'm going to take it off from my current setup so what you guys think? Also i need help in a case, I'm trying not to spend more then 600 or 650 Thanks guys.
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post #2 of 13
You can get a cheaper motherboard that'll provide the same things:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157265

As far as the case goes, I don't know the good cases, so hopefully someone else can help you there.

The CPU and RAM look good, but do you really need 16 GB? You could save money by going with 2x4GB. Also, Battlefield 3 reviews have shown that there's no difference between a dual core and quad core, so if you're willing to get an i3, that'll save you money as well.

If you plan on overclocking the 2500K, you'll want to get a cooler (the stock one won't take you far). I'd suggest the Cooler Master Hyper 212+ (I'm not suggesting the EVO because I've heard it's not much better than the regular one):

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103065
Edited by onoz - 10/31/11 at 4:51pm
 
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Seems to be very similar to my specs. I'm running 1920x1080 medium settings (ultra textures) 2xaa and I'm getting a solid 45-60 fps. regarding an i3 dual core, I'm not sure how much faster it is than an E6850 but my E6850 only managed 20fps (practically unplayable). I think you'll find that most bf3 benchmarks are done in SP where the CPU isn't put under as much stress as MP.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MiKE_nz View Post
Seems to be very similar to my specs. I'm running 1920x1080 medium settings (ultra textures) 2xaa and I'm getting a solid 45-60 fps. regarding an i3 dual core, I'm not sure how much faster it is than an E6850 but my E6850 only managed 20fps (practically unplayable). I think you'll find that most bf3 benchmarks are done in SP where the CPU isn't put under as much stress as MP.
Actually you're right. I re-read the review, and it does mention that this only holds true for single player...
Quote:
Originally Posted by tom's hardware
Looking back at my notes for the Bulldozer launch (AMD Bulldozer Review: FX-8150 Gets Tested), AMD was very enthusiastic about FX’s performance in Battlefield 3 (multiplayer beta, at the time). And no wonder—Battlefield 3's single-player campaign doesn’t care if you’re using a $130 Core i3 or $315 Core i7. It doesn’t care if you come armed with two Hyper-Threaded cores or four Bulldozer modules. It just. Doesn’t. Care.
Stick with the 2500K OP.
 
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post #5 of 13
600 For the whole build, or 600 for gpu, hdd, psu, etc?
    
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post #6 of 13
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Originally Posted by Willanhanyard View Post
600 For the whole build, or 600 for gpu, hdd, psu, etc?
No just 600 for the pieces that i need i already have the PSU HDD and GPU dvd drive.
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post #8 of 13
get the P67A-UD4-B3 from gigabyte pretty much the same but its what i got and my system with the:, i5 2500k 8gbs ram 560ti, with that mobo gets amazing frame rates in bf3 with pretty much everything at high with 1980x1080 screen resolution.
 
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post #9 of 13
2500k @ Microcenter $180
ASUS P8P67 R3.1 $145/$130ar
Corsair Vengeance Series 8GB DDR3-1600 $70/$60ar
Antec Three Hundred $50/$35ar
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus $30

ALL this $475 before rebates $435 after.

Now add
Gigabyte ATi Radeon HD 6850 1024MB GDDR5 PCIe 2.1 x16 Video Card GV-R685OC-1GD $170/$150ar

$645 before rebate $585 AFTER REBATES.

Stayed under your budget and you will be flying in BF3. All prices on Microcenters site as of now. Sell the old card and pocket some more.
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post #10 of 13
Yeah I would recommend getting rid of the 5770,
I play on... Well its the only game that I don't actually remember,I think it is low with some aa.
I can check later, but next thing I am upgrading will be GPU, 5770 is major Bottleneck ( for extremely obvious reasons)

I would go with what Hambone07si Said, amazing how cheap you guys in america can get stuff.
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