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Guys... I'm thinking that instead of going for a full new build (because I might not be able to afford it by the time BF3 releases) I can just go for a GTX570 to go with my Q6600. Do you guys think a 3.4GHz Q6600 would do fine? I mean, it currently runs BC2 great with a 4870X2, and the 4870X2 is being used to its full potential so there is no bottleneck. Need opinions! I'd be selling my 4870X2 for whatever I can get, $150ish? By the looks of some charts, a 2500k wouldn't really give much of a boost over a Q6600 with the same GPU.

I'd get a GTX570/HD6970 and maybe if you want find an used i7 from 1336 socket, I am sure you can find nice deals on used i7 920's and 930's.
    
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Might part out my rig and do a full upgrade. Have been able to keep the same motherboard and memory since i was rocking a dual core Athlon64, but next upgrade i'll have to clean house.
    
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I'd get a GTX570/HD6970 and maybe if you want find an used i7 from 1336 socket, I am sure you can find nice deals on used i7 920's and 930's.
Bleh no no... I don't want "obsolete" stuff. If I upgrade anything else it's going to be a full new build with a 2600k. I think I'll go for the GTX 570 though. I'll wait to play BF3's beta on my 4870X2. The 570's price may drop by October.
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My only upgrade will be my GPU and likely a GTX580
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how will 5850 x2 play this game? i heard it doesn't scale very well
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Wrong friggin' topic. Was supposed to send to the computer room thread -.-

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I get 80-100FPS out of Bad Company 2 and 60FPS from The Witcher 2. Hopefully I can manage at least 50ish frames in BF3, considering how optimized this engine is. (i hope)
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I get 80-100FPS out of Bad Company 2 and 60FPS from The Witcher 2. Hopefully I can manage at least 50ish frames in BF3, considering how optimized this engine is. (i hope)
This is the good thing about this game. As its being optimized for the pc platform it will run better than alot of people think as they are used to console ports. I reckon you will run the game fine.
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Would a Intel i5 650 @ 3.2Ghz and 6950 be able to run this on a 1680x1050 at a good quality?

Thanks!
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Would a Intel i5 650 @ 3.2Ghz and 6950 be able to run this on a 1680x1050 at a good quality?

Thanks!
For sure.
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