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Is this a high end rig I slowly upgraded last year I have a 3770K at 4Ghz with a H 60 cooler, MSI OC Edition 660ti, Corsair Force 120GB SSD, WD Caviar Black 2TB, Corsair Vengeance 16GB @ 1600 MHz, ASUS Sabertooth Z77, CM Storm Trooper Case, Corsair 850 HX. What's your opinions and how many years do you think this rig will last me, would I need to OC higher if I changed GPU and would I need to upgrade smile.gif
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It will last I think for 2 years. Its mid-high range, its good if you only use single 1080p monitor. thumb.gif I think your next upgrade would be the cooler. smile.gif
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certainly not high end but not average either, its decent.
its not going to last more than 2years due to the fact that the new consoles will be release soon and games will finally be made properly.
you will probably have to change your GPu in 2 years or so
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certainly not high end but not average either, its decent.
its not going to last more than 2years due to the fact that the new consoles will be release soon and games will finally be made properly.
you will probably have to change your GPu in 2 years or so
Would you think I would just need to change the GPU in 2 years time what would you do then and would I need to OC higher than I have now and what about in future with my CPU
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Besides the GPU, yes your rig is pretty high end. Wouldn't upgrade until least next gen
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Would you think I would just need to change the GPU in 2 years time what would you do then and would I need to OC higher than I have now and what about in future with my CPU

Your CPU is good for way more than 2 years lol i have mine at 4.5ghz and with h100 never goes above 60*C at full load. Thats an option you could do down the road, but at 4ghz your cpu wont be bottle necking anything for a long time
     
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your cpu would last long but the GPu on the other hand probably wont hold up longer than a year or 2 specially with the new consoles coming soon, games will be taking a step forward. so a stronger GPU is needed.

at most id say you have about 2 years before your GPU starts having problems maxing or playing games at high.
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your cpu would last long but the GPu on the other hand probably wont hold up longer than a year or 2 specially with the new consoles coming soon, games will be taking a step forward. so a stronger GPU is needed.

at most id say you have about 2 years before your GPU starts having problems maxing or playing games at high.

id say a year or two for upgrading the 660, since as of now the 560 beats it iirc, but it has nothing do with consoles. Just the vicious cycle of computer hardware
     
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id say a year or two for upgrading the 660, since as of now the 560 beats it iirc, but it has nothing do with consoles. Just the vicious cycle of computer hardware

No a 660ti is like a GTX570

Etherway nether of those are high end.

Want a high end rig then your gonna need two GPU's at the minimum.
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id say a year or two for upgrading the 660, since as of now the 560 beats it iirc, but it has nothing do with consoles. Just the vicious cycle of computer hardware

a 560 doesnt beat a 660ti lol

so u dont iirc tongue.gif
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post #10 of 61
I find a lot of people upgrade for the sake of having the latest and greatest. Look at my sig rig, I built it....damn must be 5+ years already. All I have changed is 8800GTS 320 to a 4850, and now a 580.

I can still play everything on high 1080.
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