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Think I'm hooked now!! Built up a new rig and picked up Bad Company 2 w/ it for $20. I have it on Xbox as well but doesn't look anything like the PC version. WOW
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welcome, but its always been like this. pc looks far superior

most console gamers are too stubborn to admit it
     
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welcome, but its always been like this. pc looks far superior

most console gamers are too stubborn to admit it
That, and the "But, but, but it's too expensive" argument.
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That, and the "But, but, but it's too expensive" argument.
But it is expensive lmao
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But it is expensive lmao
This.
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But it is expensive lmao
...and often frustrating, but still worth it.
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It is kind of expensive....
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haha yup, thats why I stayed away from it for so long. Never thought I'd almost $300 for a vid card, which is the same as any console on the market, but now that I see the end product. Its worth the expense.
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PC gamming on mouse/keyboard is 100x easier then trying to shoot on controlers... i use an xbox 360 controler on my PC but only for racing or driving games.. keyboard is just weird on those
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I can build an entire gaming PC (display and speakers and all) for just BARELY the same cost of a PS3 with a few games and decent TV. All it takes for a KILLER gaming PC is about $1,200. All it takes for a GOOD gaming PC is about $550; less if you know how to shop for used parts.

In the long run, with $60 game titles, the need to buy an entire new console within a few years (PS4) and a horrible resale value on your PS3, consoles turn out more expensive. PC? I can sell my Q6600 for ~$100, 4870X2 for maybe ~$200, motherboard for ~$50, RAM for ~$50, and put that all ($400) towards a new $1,000 PC paying $600 out of pocket.
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