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It's fine. I play with my E8400 (dual core) @ 1680x1050 on ultra settings. Shouldn't be a problem.
    
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I think phenom is better for the long run he wont be upgrading for a while. Any ideas in a decent phenom II ddr3 build? at around a bout 600? I will be giving him all the peripherals monitor mouse keyboard ect.
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Originally Posted by PotatoChip;12326246 
I don't know if you are planning on playing multi-player, but dual core will not cut it. Especially in 32 man servers. All the dual core players above saying you get 40-60 should be taken with a grain of salt. If you want to do anything competitive in the game including other live players, stay away from duals is my advice.

I would not touch bfbc2 with anything less than a q6600 or a quad core phenom in the cpu socket.

I have played on 32 man servers with little problems at all on my sig rig... Of course you can't max out all of the settings but I still game at 1080p. So yes a DUAL core CAN PLAY on 32 man servers..
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get a better gpu instead of spending the money on a quad
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In 32 Player, Bandwidth becomes more of a problem, obviously you get less FPS but its still very playable..
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i play bc2 on a tricore no problem. internet is the problem for me, but an i3 should be enough
    
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I play maxed out with average 30fps on DX10 with HBAO and 2xAA
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