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Obviously, I ain't a new person here looking at my stats; but, I haven't been on these board since the release of the ATI/AMD 5850/70 GC. Almost 2 years now. But I'm back ready to post up and upgrade my rig to play the newest of games. biggrin.gif

Btw, whats new up in the hardware/software world?
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AMD 7970's lol

Nvidia 580 / 590?

supposedly Nvidia 700's too.

Sandy Bridge iCore's blowing AMD out of the water.

mm.... alot man, alot.
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NVIDIAs GTX 680 to release this month!!!
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NVIDIAs GTX 680 to release this month!!!

^ that... people say its gonna wipe the smirk off of the 7970's face

or thats what people keep going crazy over atleast.
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Man there is a lot to relearn thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif I feel like I should just keep this rig the same. Is there any great games out there that would require me to upgrade my current rig right now? I play at medium-high settings at 1920x1080.
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Welcome to the OCN forums
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Man there is a lot to relearn thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif I feel like I should just keep this rig the same. Is there any great games out there that would require me to upgrade my current rig right now? I play at medium-high settings at 1920x1080.

no way your fine at those settings now if you wanted to max out bf3 or something your vram would be the only limiting factor thumb.gif
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Welcome!!
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Man there is a lot to relearn thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif I feel like I should just keep this rig the same. Is there any great games out there that would require me to upgrade my current rig right now? I play at medium-high settings at 1920x1080.

well,

To summarize it, the 5850 amazingly has similiar performance to the new 6850.

to put it into comparison

so, no, not really smile.gif

you actually have a good card, for folding/ gaming!
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Welcome back.
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