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AMD is creating news here. Seems they are trying to get their name out there on PC Games and hardware for gaming. I have AMD platform hardware and the ULTRA tag would not apply, yet I can run Crysis and any other high-demand game at high res without a hiccup. Transparent marketing ploy, but at least they are stepping up to the plate........



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I think having suggested requirements is an OK idea in theory. BUT, I agree the specs they give aren't really apt IMO. I think they overemphasize the CPU.

The "Minimum requirements" are an X2+ 5600 CPU and HD3650 GFX card.

But...

Athlon 5600+ ... $124
HD 3650 ... $50 after MIR

Total: $174

Athlon 4400+ ... $61
HD 3850 256MB ... $105 after MIR

Total: $166

The second system costs less, but will perform much better in games.
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