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A 5770/6770 could easily play up to 1080p on High settings. That is with an AMD platform as well. I know this from experience as that's what I was using to play BF3 when it came out and when it was on beta.
    
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Thinking about switching this for this, also getting this case, thoughts?

First option, hands down.
 
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First option, hands down.

You think stick with the ASrcok?
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You think stick with the ASrcok?

ASRock makes excellent boards.

That'd be my vote over that Intel board any day. Not to mention, a lot of the more high end enthusiasts are starting to use ASRock, and if I'm not mistaken 2 of their boards have gotten awards.
 
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go with Asrock you wont regret trust me thumb.gif
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ASRock makes excellent boards.
That'd be my vote over that Intel board any day. Not to mention, a lot of the more high end enthusiasts are starting to use ASRock, and if I'm not mistaken 2 of their boards have gotten awards.

I think you're right, I was also looking at this board that has won an award. Link.
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I dont trust ASRock anymore. Their motherboards have many RAM issues. None of my LEDs, like HDD LED, etc worked. So i RMAd the board. They sent me an email claiming the new board theyre sending passed a bunch of tests. It was mostly gibberish. Ive already given up on the ASRock board for my gaming rig, it will replace my General use PCs motherboard, if this latest one works. On the third RMA.

My current gaming rig has an ASUS P8Z68-V and its amazing, havent had a single issue.
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i havent had an issue with my ASRock extreme 4 G3, as far as i can tell ASRock makes awesome boards and if im not mistaken is owned by or part of ASUS. i run BF3 on high settings(no AA i dont think) with a GTX460 786MB card (twin frozr) i just played a 64 player metro meat grinder and got 40 FPS the whole time. i dont understand why people always claim you need these high price vid cards to play some of these games. if you want to get something a bit more future proof a 480 or the radeon equivalent is your best bet. maybe one of those new 7770's for $150?
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i havent had an issue with my ASRock extreme 4 G3, as far as i can tell ASRock makes awesome boards and if im not mistaken is owned by or part of ASUS. i run BF3 on high settings(no AA i dont think) with a GTX460 786MB card (twin frozr) i just played a 64 player metro meat grinder and got 40 FPS the whole time. i dont understand why people always claim you need these high price vid cards to play some of these games. if you want to get something a bit more future proof a 480 or the radeon equivalent is your best bet. maybe one of those new 7770's for $150?

Yeah I was looking at the GTX 480, 40 FPS works fine for me, Im used to 30 FPS on console anyway tongue.gif
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first of all you can make a build that is capable of running bf3 around $700. it depends if you want it to run on ultra or not. im going to post a build for ultra any way. first of all the componets that i suggest all work beacuse i haved used this exact rig to run bf3 on everything and was getting around 39fps.


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