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Hi guys. I haven't been around for a long time and have lost track of the PC tech.
I did some quick research today and came up with the following:

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1vU49

I was trying to keep the final price as low as possible while still being able to get good bang for the buck value.
Battlefield 4 and Grand Theft Auto V will be the games I am getting and I want to be able to turn the settings up on those games.
My resolution is 1920x1080

What do you guy's think?
Edited by PowerTrip - 8/24/13 at 8:10pm
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What are you going to be using for a storage drive? The spinpoint?
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If you can swing an extra 60 bucks I'd get the 7970. Its much better than the 760 and not that much more.

If you use bf3 benchmarks, you'll get about 10 fps more with the 7970.
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Yes, The Spinpoint from my current build.

I am transferring my current pc from my man cave to the upstairs office (which has a weak laptop) so my 2 kids and wife can have a extra / better PC to use.
It also has a 250GB Seagate and Caviar Black 640GB in it so it will be just fine for me to keep the 1TB Spinpoint. I also have an extra LG Monitor, generic mouse and keyboard in the Garage to go along with it too.


$60 for 10 FPS? On a single 23 inch 1920x1080p ?
I was originally looking at a 7950 but decided to go up to GTX 760 lol
Edited by PowerTrip - 8/24/13 at 9:12pm
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post #5 of 5
Should have said that its somewhere around 50 fps at ultra with the 760 and around 60 for the 7970. This is for bf3, and I'm guessing bf4 is going to be even more graphics intensive so if your planning on running ultra you may be looking at fairly low fps. I would say the 7970 just to make sure you able to run bf4 at very high or ultra settings. If your not planning on maxing out the settings then it won't really matter, you can just tweak the settings till it gets you the fps you want.
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