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November 29, 2012 11:14:19 PM

Can I run Skyrim Maxed out with this Rig?

AMD FM2 A-Series APU
1 x Case ( NZXT Source 210 Gaming Case - Blue )
1 x Case Lighting ( Cold Cathode Neon Light - Blue )
1 x Processor ( AMD A8-5600K APU (4x 3.60GHz/4MB L2 Cache) )
1 x Processor Cooling ( Liquid CPU Cooling System [AMD] - ARC Silent High Performance Fan Upgrade )
1 x Memory ( 8 GB [2 GB X4] DDR3-1600 Memory Module - Corsair or Major Brand )
1 x Video Card ( NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 - 1GB - FREE Upgrade to 650 2GB )
1 x Video Card Brand ( Major Brand Powered by AMD or NVIDIA )
1 x Motherboard ( ASRock FM2A75 Pro4 -- 6x USB3.0, 1x eSATA-III 6Gb/s )
1 x Power Supply ( 500 Watt - Standard )
1 x Primary Hard Drive ( 2 TB HARD DRIVE -- 64M Cache, 7200rpm, 6.0Gb/s - Single Drive )
1 x Optical Drive ( 24X Dual Format/Double Layer DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW Drive - Black )
1 x Sound Card ( 3D Premium Surround Sound Onboard )
1 x Network Card ( Onboard LAN Network (Gb or 10/100) )
1 x Keyboard ( iBUYPOWER Standard Gaming Keyboard )
1 x Mouse ( iBUYPOWER Standard Gaming Mouse - Blood Red )

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November 29, 2012 11:17:10 PM

Hi :) 

Not with that 2gb card its not enough...

All the best Brett :) 
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November 29, 2012 11:19:01 PM

What card would you suggest?
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November 29, 2012 11:22:22 PM

Mannyfrez said:
What card would you suggest?



Hi :) 

A 7970 ... or something in a similar price bracket...

All the best Brett :) 
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November 30, 2012 9:15:47 PM

whats your resolution on your monitor? if your not above 1920x1080 2gb vram will be plenty. you should average 45fps with that card everything maxed
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December 11, 2012 11:01:22 AM

I think it can probably high but not ultra
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December 13, 2012 2:17:06 PM

Mannyfrez said:
Can I run Skyrim Maxed out with this Rig?

AMD FM2 A-Series APU
1 x Case ( NZXT Source 210 Gaming Case - Blue )
1 x Case Lighting ( Cold Cathode Neon Light - Blue )
1 x Processor ( AMD A8-5600K APU (4x 3.60GHz/4MB L2 Cache) )
1 x Processor Cooling ( Liquid CPU Cooling System [AMD] - ARC Silent High Performance Fan Upgrade )
1 x Memory ( 8 GB [2 GB X4] DDR3-1600 Memory Module - Corsair or Major Brand )
1 x Video Card ( NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 - 1GB - FREE Upgrade to 650 2GB )
1 x Video Card Brand ( Major Brand Powered by AMD or NVIDIA )
1 x Motherboard ( ASRock FM2A75 Pro4 -- 6x USB3.0, 1x eSATA-III 6Gb/s )
1 x Power Supply ( 500 Watt - Standard )
1 x Primary Hard Drive ( 2 TB HARD DRIVE -- 64M Cache, 7200rpm, 6.0Gb/s - Single Drive )
1 x Optical Drive ( 24X Dual Format/Double Layer DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW Drive - Black )
1 x Sound Card ( 3D Premium Surround Sound Onboard )
1 x Network Card ( Onboard LAN Network (Gb or 10/100) )
1 x Keyboard ( iBUYPOWER Standard Gaming Keyboard )
1 x Mouse ( iBUYPOWER Standard Gaming Mouse - Blood Red )


Why not buy the AM3+ chipset instead? They are faster than the FM2.....Get the AMD FX-8350....It will serve you better for gaming especially for Skyrim which is supposedly CPU oriented game.....
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