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Originally Posted by Kyieon View Post

I will go with the XFX since it is only £5 more and gives me more room for expansion.

The XFX is a Seasonic S12II thats been modified and sold cheaper then the S12II

So thats the cheapest PSU i will ever recommend

And no the Cosair CX430M is not good
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post #22 of 22
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Originally Posted by Legonut View Post

You can play those games fine but not at max settings. To get smooth performance at max graphics for bf3 and ps2 you would need an i7 and a more powerful gpu.

My 3570k @ 4.2 cuts PS2 up like butter. In heavy multiple platoon action, my FPS may drop to the low 40's, but that's about it. Thread usage at that time will be mid-70's, with my 7970 parked at 99% usage. You don't need an i7 to max PS2 at 1080p. (I use a modded ini basically maxing everything, not just the in-game sliders, which provide less.)

That being said, OP, you should try to squeeze out a little more cash for a better GPU. At least a 660Ti or 7850. Either will provide a decent amount of power for those games.
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