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April 21, 2014 8:44:18 AM

Hello
My configuration->
Core I7 3770K
Asrock Extreme 4
Corsair Vangeance 4GB x2 RAM
Seagate barracuda 1TB HDD
Samsung 840 SSD 120GB
Corsair Tx850M Power Supply
Cooler Master 690 2 Plus Cabinet
ATI sapphire 7950 vector-x boost edition 3gb graphics card
Cooler Master 690 2 advanced
Corsair H100i cooler

How long will I stay good with my build (I mean, how long do you think it can run all latest games fine).
The thing is, if its before a good amount of time, I will start collecting money right away... else I will spend it :D 
So please give me some estimation. I can go purchasing another 7950 gpu and crossfiring them.
Same with ram. But other components are likely not going to be upgraded for a while....

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April 21, 2014 8:48:11 AM

It will be ideal, right up until the day after you buy a new game that does not run well on it.
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April 21, 2014 8:59:08 AM

USAFRet said:
It will be ideal, right up until the day after you buy a new game that does not run well on it.


now that... is something I wanna know :p 
I play only newer games like bf4 and cod ghosts (currently both ran on full graphics).
So i wanna know, approx. how long before a game comes that my pc wont be able to handle
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April 21, 2014 9:01:35 AM

Jaskaran498 said:
USAFRet said:
It will be ideal, right up until the day after you buy a new game that does not run well on it.


now that... is something I wanna know :p 
I play only newer games like bf4 and cod ghosts (currently both ran on full graphics).
So i wanna know, approx. how long before a game comes that my pc wont be able to handle


What you are asking is impossible to answer :) 

None of us know what the future might bring. Why worry now? Simply update the build when you think it's no longer powerful enough.
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April 21, 2014 9:21:23 AM

Eduello said:
Jaskaran498 said:
USAFRet said:
It will be ideal, right up until the day after you buy a new game that does not run well on it.


now that... is something I wanna know :p 
I play only newer games like bf4 and cod ghosts (currently both ran on full graphics).
So i wanna know, approx. how long before a game comes that my pc wont be able to handle


What you are asking is impossible to answer :) 

None of us know what the future might bring. Why worry now? Simply update the build when you think it's no longer powerful enough.


Really dont wanna upgrade anything till at least two years from now...
Anyways... I guess you are right, thanks for putting in tension away from my mind :D 
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April 21, 2014 9:28:13 AM

at least 3 -4 years
currently only about 40% people have 2gb cards
and 1% have 3 gb cards
so the developers always keep this in mind

if you consider lowest settings at least 5 years is predictable
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