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Agreed. His failure to acknowledge what "reasonable" is to him leads me to believe he's just trolling the internet.
he doesn't know Overclock.net users i guess were all unreasonable
post #9442 of 52874
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I ran the alpha at well over 60 FPS with crossfire 5830s. Maxed. Don't see why you can't run it on a mixture of high and medium and get good frames.
Ontop of that, you were using a single 5830 There was no dual gpu support
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I just want the game to hurry up and come out! Tired of all the speculations.
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Was more like eh didn't really end up finding that funny. The evo vs iphone one was the funniest one made to me lol.
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he doesn't know Overclock.net users i guess were all unreasonable
I consider "reasonable" as a $1,000 build, not including monitor/other accessories. CPU, GPU, motherboard, RAM, PSU, case, DVD drive, hard drive. A 2500k, GTX570 build should cost just below $1,000.
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I think you get infractions for posting anything leaked or any links towards them.
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Yes, if you breach the NDA Kcuestag will come in here and he will not be a happy camper.
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I don't think it's against the NDA anymore since it's in beta. I know the community manager said you can post stuff about the beta. But maybe since it's still closed, it's still NDA.
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Indeed it does, I threw together a build including those last week for $976
I hate trying to talk sense into console players/anti-PC elitists. They claim a gaming PC "costs too much," when it really doesn't. With one of my more open-minded friends I drew out a 5 year sketch of what console gaming vs PC gaming costs, and the cost of the PC was barely anything if anything over the cost of the console system.

To be fair, since almost everyone has a TV, and almost everyone already has a current PC with a monitor and what not, let's say that a person has absolutely nothing, and is starting from scratch:

Cost of a PS3 - $300 (ok, now $250, let's go with the $250 for kicks)
Cost of a 32" TV - $300 (because anything smaller than that is just aweful and defeats the purpose of a latest-gen system)
Cost of 5 latest-release games to enjoy - $300

That's $900 blown already. 5 years later, TRY to get money for that PS3 and all those games, since they're pretty much useless once PS4 comes out. I dare you. You'd lucky to get $100 for the unit and $5 per game. Dish out $300 or $400 on PS4. Your cost is up to $1,300 plus games, minus what measly cash you scrounged up for your old PS3 gear.

Cost of a PC with a 2500k + GTX570 and other basic parts - $980
Nice 24" monitor - $220
Nice keyboard/mouse/speakers/etc. - $150
The latest greatest games can be purchased for $30 if you look around.

$1,350, meanwhile the PS3 owner is still spending $60 per new game racking up hundreds of dollars in expenses. 3 years later, itching for better performance on the newest games? Cool. Sell your whole rig or parts of your rig and exchange them for upgrades, spending minimal amounts out of pocket. I sold my 4870X2 just a few months ago for like $220, no joke! If you ask for it on eBay, some idiot out there will pay it. The best part? Got that old game, like Starcraft 1, Battlefield, etc.? Pop it in and play it, your new PC is nearly 100% backwards-compatible with any PC game ever released.
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Cost of a 32" TV - $300 (because anything smaller than that is just aweful and defeats the purpose of a latest-gen system)

My TV is only 21". Sup. Also have a small room.

But then again, I really don't give a crap what anyone says about size and detail. If it looks good, well, that's good enough for me.
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