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Well im gonna build a pc to hold me untill haswell so i decided to get an i3-2100 what GPU do you guys recommend considering the fact that im getting a 7xx/8xxx card when its released.

Edit: im on a 8600 GT 512mb, also i am okay with 720p.
Edited by Death Saved - 5/1/12 at 11:47am
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Budget?

I am about ready to slap a 2100, just arrived from another member here, into a rig with a GTX 470 and a few other goodies. I figure I will ride it a couple of months to see how well it does and then go with a 2500K.

The i3 based off Sandy Bridge isn't a slouch, so short of the highest end cards right now I don't think you would have to worry about bottleneck.
    
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I like the Sapphire HD6450 for the i3 2100 cpu.
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5770 6770 7770 460 560 660.
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post #5 of 7
go with a 560 Ti
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7870 easy...7950 and 7970 imo would only be bottlenecked in a 64 man map in BF3.

Core i3 Sandy Bridge is half of an i7...
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post #7 of 7
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go with a 560 Ti

this

more would bottleneck it unless use 1080p
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