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Originally Posted by kcuestag;13818958 
Ivy won't be out until Q1 2012. tongue.gif

That's why I pulled my trigger on i7 2600k and a pair of 6970's. wheee.gif

I'm now BF3-ready. applaud.gif

Bummer, 2500k it is then frown.gif

Or BD if its any good thinking.gif

Could technically just use my i7 until Ivy comes out though since it isn't really all that much worse and probably won't see that much improvement. Hmmm.
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Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp;13819035 
Bummer, 2500k it is then frown.gif

Or BD if its any good thinking.gif

Could technically just use my i7 until Ivy comes out though since it isn't really all that much worse and probably won't see that much improvement. Hmmm.

My god.. are you crazy? :/ Stick with your i7 930.. you don't need to go for 2500k LOL

Only upgrade your GPU
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Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp;13819035 
Bummer, 2500k it is then frown.gif

Or BD if its any good thinking.gif

Could technically just use my i7 until Ivy comes out though since it isn't really all that much worse and probably won't see that much improvement. Hmmm.

You have an i7 @ 4Ghz with HT ON, you don't need to upgrade AT ALL. teaching.gif

Stick to that and just upgrade the GPU.
    
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It'ss sooo funny..... people being scared they cannot run the game. I'm not scared I can run this game easy... even with an older Quad. The 6950 is more then enough.
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Why would you gimp yourself with a only 4 cores? Get the 2600K as even BC2 can utilize up to 6 threads.
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Originally Posted by CaPoX;13819180 
It'ss sooo funny..... people being scared they cannot run the game. I'm not scared I can run this game easy... even with an older Quad. The 6950 is more then enough.

We don't even know the real PC Requirements yet, the ones posted before have been said to be fake.

We could see a 6950 2GB maxing out BF3 @ 60fps, or we could see a 6950 2GB needing to lower details to Medium settings.

We don't know yet, and we won't know until we test the beta.
    
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Originally Posted by kcuestag;13819173 
You have an i7 @ 4Ghz with HT ON, you don't need to upgrade AT ALL. teaching.gif

Stick to that and just upgrade the GPU.


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Originally Posted by Lune;13819127 
My god.. are you crazy? :/ Stick with your i7 930.. you don't need to go for 2500k LOL

Only upgrade your GPU

So... upgrade my GPU you say tongue.gif

My initial plan was basically just that, wait until near BF3 release buy new video card. Also planning on doing watercooling but if I do it with this chip I would have to then buy a new bracket for an 1156 or is there a way to just upgrade/convert into another socket?

Should have near $1800 or more saved up by October. More so if I stop buying new paintaball gear.
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Originally Posted by kcuestag;13819215 
We don't even know the real PC Requirements yet, the ones posted before have been said to be fake.

We could see a 6950 2GB maxing out BF3 @ 60fps, or we could see a 6950 2GB needing to lower details to Medium settings.

We don't know yet, and we won't know until we test the beta.

But the trailers released were said to be run off a GTX580, would this not give us a baseline to compare other video cards performance?
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Originally Posted by OrangeBunnies;13819291 
But the trailers released were said to be run off a GTX580, would this not give us a baseline to compare other video cards performance?

If you can magically tell what settings the game was playing and what FPS they were getting...yes tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by PoopaScoopa;13819205 
Why would you gimp yourself with a only 4 cores? Get the 2600K as even BC2 can utilize up to 6 threads.

Since when does 2600k have 6 cores...? his i7 930 is more than good for BF3...

Just because they released new type of CPU's doesn't mean his CPU is bad already

Ivy + 7000 series is worth upgrading.
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