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If you can afford it, sure.

I'd go for x2 HD6950 2GB for the price of that GTX580 it will beat it by far.
    
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I've got a friend who's looking to buy my sigrig, should I sell it and add a few hundred and get a GTX 570 and i5 2500K for BF3?
I would get a GTX 580 but it's way overpriced, imo.

If I don't I'll just get Kepler and Ivy Bridge next year.
i'm assuming you wouldn't go ati?
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I've got a friend who's looking to buy my sigrig, should I sell it and add a few hundred and get a GTX 570 and i5 2500K for BF3?
I would get a GTX 580 but it's way overpriced, imo.

If I don't I'll just get Kepler and Ivy Bridge next year.
You could always just sell it and buy i5 then go ivybridge and ebay your i5 when it comes out.

Their both 1155 chipset

I know thats my plan
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I've got a friend who's looking to buy my sigrig, should I sell it and add a few hundred and get a GTX 570 and i5 2500K for BF3?
I would get a GTX 580 but it's way overpriced, imo.

If I don't I'll just get Kepler and Ivy Bridge next year.
One word: YES
 
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I wouldn't mind going ATI, I used an ATI cards from 2003 to 2009 with zero problems, I'll wait to see what the 7XXX series has to offer later on.

I'll look into everything when I get off work tonight, thanks for the quick replies.
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I wouldn't mind going ATI, I used an ATI cards from 2003 to 2009 with zero problems, I'll wait to see what the 7XXX series has to offer later on.

I'll look into everything when I get off work tonight, thanks for the quick replies.
Pen since Open beta is SO DANG CLOSE I suggest holding off until then to see actual preformance of your rig and gtx 470, by then Nvidia should have some drivers out that support it in a more stable fashon

Super suggest getting i5-2500k though for future upgrade, with Ivy-Bridge out in march next year if you want to go for 6-core or stay with quad your very future proof. just make sure you get a motherboard that supports SLI AND CF so you can upgrade you gfx to next gen later on
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Yes
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Oh my god


See you in game!
What did it end up being? BETA ACCESS??
    
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It's not real... hey Kcuestag's name is in his offline friends list... Just one name? Well, that's one more than me! I have no friends on steam or EA's Origin... I just play, I've only been with steam for about a month now and Origin the same. I usually would just buy the games from the BX on base, but now that I've been out the Force for a while I just get them from who ever has them for the lowest price.
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