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Looking at your pc the game (if it runs) will look horrible and a lot worse than it does on the 360. You might as well just stick with the console version.
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To both, why?
People aim more quickly, it's a more efficient system. You may not be used to it so you might not agree, but aiming a mouse with your entire hand is more accurate biologically than rotating a tiny stick with your thumb.

People aim more quickly --> you have to be more careful because you'll die if you put yourself out in the open.
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post #13 of 49
Black-ops is a 360 port, so Graphics aren't going to be THAT much better. PC has obviously much higher resolutions, better effects and much sharper textures, but at the end of the day your still playing the same game.

Really the biggest thing for you will be using a mouse & keyboard. And talking to my console gaming mates, they hate it. So I think you are going to have to be prepared to suck at it and hate it for awhile before you will reap the benefits.

With your video card I imagine you would get similar performance to a 360.
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To both, why?
I have read numerous articles about how different developers tested the idea of letting consoles and pc gamers play head to head. In beta testing the pc gamers literally stomped the console gamers simply due to the advantage a mouse has over a joystick in a FPS game.

It's not like the mouse was a little better, the mouse was so much better that putting consoles and PC gamers in the same matches was simply out of the question.
    
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I have been a hardcore console gamer for a few years now, and I recently have spoken to a few of my Clan-mates and we were thinking about trying our recently most used game, CoD: BO, on the PC. I play it now on the 360.

What should I expect going in? I have a beefy enough system to run it I think, but like what do I need to play? Can I still use my 360 controller? I'm a total noob at this.
If you wanna start playing FPS with the 360 pad, no offence but do you just want play on the pc just so you can say to all your xbox friends that your better than them because youve played it on pc? thats what a lot of console gamers seem to do... not being funny, just saying
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If you've never played an FPS on a PC you're gonna raped even if you use a mouse.
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if you've never played an fps on a pc you're gonna raped even if you use a mouse.
qft
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post #18 of 49
If you want to get into PC gaming, I'd seriously consider a graphics card upgrade... soon.

On topic, playing FPS games is far more deadly on PC. Mouse aiming is a lot more accurate. I can never play a FPS on a console because of this.
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post #19 of 49
your video card, the GT230, is fairly weak. it can run BLOPs ok but dont expect it to run it smooth during intense firefights with big explosions.

the rest of your rig is fine.
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post #20 of 49
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your video card, the GT230, is fairly weak. it can run BLOPs ok but dont expect it to run it smooth during intense firefights with big explosions.

the rest of your rig is fine.
I will be building a new system soon probably with Sandy Bridge or Bulldozer in mind, we will see.

Thanks for the feedback guys. After getting some feedback, I will probably hold off on playing it on my system. I will wait a year or so for the next CoD to come out when I have a better rig and do work on that.

Thanks all!
    
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