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Have you considered a 2nd GTX570?
I really don't think I'll need one. I want a new CPU before another GTX570, and my current board can't SLI to begin with. Hell if anything I'll finance the total cost AND get the 2nd 570... that would be like $900/12 monthly payments = $75/month pffft my cell bill is more than that.
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An awkward time to buy a new cpu that's for sure. GPU also....
edit: just saw what your cpu is....maybe you do need it :/
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An awkward time to buy a new cpu that's for sure. GPU also....
edit: just saw what your cpu is....maybe you do need it :/
I don't NEED it, but I want it. Q6600 runs BC2 + BF3 Alpha like butter, well above 60fps. It's really just an itch to upgrade since my build is ~3.5 years old.

Why is it an awkward time? BF3 is less than 60 days away. I've been holding off waiting for AMD Bullnever to release to see if it either trumps the 2600k or is on par with it and makes the 2600k drop in price to compete.
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 8/26/11 at 8:24am
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I don't NEED it, but I want it. Q6600 runs BC2 + BF3 Alpha like butter, well above 60fps. It's really just an itch to upgrade since my build is ~3.5 years old.

Why is it an awkward time? BF3 is less than 60 days away. I've been holding off waiting for AMD Bullnever to release to see if it either trumps the 2600k or is on par with it and makes the 2600k drop in price to compete.
If you bought an 2600k instead, I think you could still afford a 2nd GTX570 if you sold your current 775 motherboard, CPU and RAM.
    
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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post
I don't NEED it, but I want it. Q6600 runs BC2 + BF3 Alpha like butter, well above 60fps. It's really just an itch to upgrade since my build is ~3.5 years old.

Why is it an awkward time? BF3 is less than 60 days away. I've been holding off waiting for AMD Bullnever to release to see if it either trumps the 2600k or is on par with it and makes the 2600k drop in price to compete.
I blame PC gaming. WE ARE ALL ON THE SAME BOAT

upgrade upgrade upgrade upgrade (even tho we don't need it) upgrade upgrade upgrade! !11!!!1!111!one!1!!!

Also.. not sure if this have been posted... but here you go

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Dice’s Gameplay Designer, Gustav Halling may have revealed this new addition via twitter;
“…play as recon and put out a radio beacon to spawn on…..Free choice for everyone!”
It appears that this radio beacon will act as a portable spawn point that can be put down by the Recon class and will allow the whole squad to spawn on it as opposed to going all the way back to base.

Edited by Lune - 8/26/11 at 8:38am
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Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post
If you bought an 2600k instead, I think you could still afford a 2nd GTX570 if you sold your current 775 motherboard, CPU and RAM.
Who's going to buy that old clunker? Maybe $75 on craigslist?
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Deployable spawnpoints?

Well, i suppose if they scout ahead and find a secure location, this will be handy...

But who will want to spawn next to them in their tree!
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Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post
If you bought an 2600k instead, I think you could still afford a 2nd GTX570 if you sold your current 775 motherboard, CPU and RAM.
I'll probably get $200 at best for my CPU, motherboard, and RAM. I'm keeping everything else.

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Deployable spawnpoints?

Well, i suppose if they scout ahead and find a secure location, this will be handy...

But who will want to spawn next to them in their tree!
A Recon would be pretty stupid if they lay it next to their sniping nest. I'm assuming most will lay the beacon behind a wall or something.
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deployable spawnpoints?

Well, i suppose if they scout ahead and find a secure location, this will be handy...

But who will want to spawn next to them in their tree!
lmao :d
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Why is it an awkward time? BF3 is less than 60 days away. I've been holding off waiting for AMD Bullnever to release to see if it either trumps the 2600k or is on par with it and makes the 2600k drop in price to compete.
Yes that is the same choice that I might be making if I can find a job by the end of the month.

Also lol @ Lune complaining about upgrading.
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