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What should I upgrade for BF3?

Last response: in Systems
September 2, 2011 11:14:35 PM


I have a standard Dell inspiron 540 computer not yet geared towards gaming, but I want to play battlefield 3. What I think I need to do is upgrade PSU, processor, ram, and graphics card. Am I missing anything?

My current specs:

Processor: Intel Core Duo E2160 / 2.2 GHz

Operating System: Windows 7 32bit

Mainboard: Chipset type Intel G33 Express

Ram: 2gb

Graphics: Integrated Intel graphics

Links to what I'm considering buying. Are these even compatible?


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September 2, 2011 11:25:53 PM

Getting a new pc would be the best option imo ;)  (although I am not a computer God, there are many people who know more then me, so don't take my word for it)
September 3, 2011 2:45:52 PM

Those are not even compatible with what you have
You have to have a new motherboard, but by this point build a brand new computer
Thermaltake powersupply = junk btw and how is an AMD cpu going to work on an old intel motherboard? Think it out :) 
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September 3, 2011 2:53:18 PM

You have to build a new PC for it. Better wait until BullDozer releases. (19th Sept.)
September 3, 2011 4:52:50 PM

I'm also eager to see the benchmark scores of BD processors? Won't Toms get those before launch?
September 3, 2011 8:16:35 PM

Does that Dell have DX10? If yes then maybe you can get into a game of BF3. Otherwise that old pc and 2gb system your gonna get lagagagagagagagagagagagagagag and probably find yourself getting booted of game servers regurally