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Hello all!

I'm wondering where the bottleneck is on my computer. I'd like to run BF3 on max settings (it's set pretty high as it is, but fails when I push it a little further). My guess is my video card. If this is the case, should I get another one to crossfire?

My rig is "Gaming Rig". The TB hard drive is just used for storage, no programs.

Thanks!
Edited by duckboy81 - 12/16/12 at 6:17pm
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post #2 of 17
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Hello all!
I'm wondering where the bottleneck is on my computer. I'd like to run BF3 on max settings (it's set pretty high as it is, but fails when I push it a little further). My guess is my video card. If this is the case, should I get another one to crossfire?
My rig is "Gaming Rig". The TB hard drive is just used for storage, no programs.
Thanks!

the PC isn't in your sig. ya need to do something about that.
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the PC isn't in your sig. ya need to do something about that.

It's right here http://www.overclock.net/lists/display/view/id/4769660
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Thanks for the heads up! The rig is in my signature!
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Thanks for the heads up! The rig is in my signature!

okay well. the CPU could be better although i am not sure exactly what performance it gets in bf3. everything else seems pretty good.
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post #6 of 17
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What do you think is a good upgrade from this card with the same socket type for under 200?
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What do you think is a good upgrade from this card with the same socket type for under 200?

what you said makes no sense. are you after a new GPU or CPU and mobo?
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post #8 of 17
check out this thread. same gpu . . .

http://www.overclock.net/t/1335642/hd-6850-i5-3570k-multiple-benchmarks

medium is all i ask from my 6870 in bf3 multi-player.
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post #9 of 17
turn down the game settings. i dont think you should be getting any serious bottleneck from that setup
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post #10 of 17
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biggrin.gif Sorry, I was referring to the CPU.
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