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February 7, 2012 10:51:48 PM

Purchase date : 10min

Budget: 600$

Overclock gpu

Country: us

Newegg

Hey guys I need help quick. I'm getting a i3 2120 and a sapphire 6870 and the but perfectly 590$. As I read feedback, the bf3 needs a quad core to run well?
My resolution is 1920x1080 23in hp. But I've run at like 728p? Idk please help me. If I get the i5 2400 the budget wouldn't fit. Help me Im trying to go high on bf3 60 fps oc the gpu.. Please help me.

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February 7, 2012 10:55:25 PM

Hi! Welcome to the forums.

First, drop to the normal i3-2100. the xx20 just adds hD3000 onboard video which you won't need since you have the 6870.
-An i3-2100 is more than capable of playing battlefield 3. Don't worry about it.

Could you list the parts you're thinking about? Might help me figure out what you need.
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February 7, 2012 11:05:47 PM

You're missing the PSU, case, mobo, DVD drive and Hard drive.
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February 7, 2012 11:08:47 PM

striker410 said:
Hi! Welcome to the forums.

First, drop to the normal i3-2100. the xx20 just adds hD3000 onboard video which you won't need since you have the 6870.
-An i3-2100 is more than capable of playing battlefield 3. Don't worry about it.

Could you list the parts you're thinking about? Might help me figure out what you need.



The 2120 is clocked higher too

Its the 2105 thats the same as the 2100 but extra graphics
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February 7, 2012 11:10:31 PM

Outlander_04 said:
The 2120 is clocked higher too

Its the 2105 thats the same as the 2100 but extra graphics

Derp, good catch. My bad.
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February 8, 2012 12:34:11 AM

Sorry about that. Yeah, an i3-2100 (or 2120) would be fine. I'd suggest an AMD build but let's go with intel for now.
-I personally would swap the case for this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
-Save $1 and get a better looking DVD drive (no nasty white writing) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
-I'd trust G.Skill ram over Elite: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
-Get this XFX GPU, make sure to use the promo code: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Better GPU for same price.
-This mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Yeah it's $25 more but you get alot more features with it, mainly USB3 and Sata3.

That's all! Hope I didn't push it outta your price range :/  Go for the i3-2120, for sure.
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