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So decided to grow a pair and stop whining that I can't get into the battlefield with its shiny awesome FB2 engine at 1080p/4AA. But now there's a slight problem, Im gonna sell my E8400/P5Q-E, 4GB RAM for 100$ in a week. I'm gonna keep the GTX 280 and probably sell that down the line once Nvidia comes out with 6xx series.

The problem is, theres 1 month, hopefully no more, and I've only a MBP and an Xbox 360 to amuse myself with. I don't wanna get ME3 on Xbox because I'd rather play the game in higher resolution, it looks so clean and smooth. All I''ve got on Xbox is Fifa 12 and Gears 3.
So what are you guys doing while waiting for new build? well those that have older PC's, cos those with 2500k I bet they enjoying the hell outta BF3 right now.

PS. I can only go to so many movies at theatre and finals are coming so not many people are gonna hang out for lengthy periods of time.
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Usually if i dont have my main computer, i use my laptop. lol.

But I work at a movie theater and i just see every movie and that usually keeps me busy for like a week...If finals are coming up, why not study! Haha. Go to a concert or something and just get your mind off computer, because it'll feel like foreverrrrrr. biggrin.gif
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Company of Heroes! Normandy 1944, Blitzkrieg, and Eastern Front. Even if they do lag my PC to hell and back...


Oh and following the NFL offseason+draft
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repeating over and over again "its just a die shrink" for the next two months.

then when it comes out "I must have that die shrink"
    
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I honestly am not waiting. My computer is too crappy to stand. I need to build asap.
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yea i decided to skip ivy bridge as well as i was coming from a C2D, but if its a very good chip, then I might sell the SB and shove an IB in there till a ~400$ 6-core Haswell is here
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