Hello community. First time writer, long time reader.
Im a designer and need a computer for my editing software (I.e. Photoshop, etc.) but im also new to PC gamer and want to run games like Battlefield 3, Skyrim, and Star Wars: The Old Republic. I feel like everything I got was good and before it comes in I'd like a bit of validation. Here's what I bought:
-Z68 SATA 6 Motherboard -Intel i5 2500k 3.3GHz Processor -PNY 8GB RAM -1TB Harddrive -Radeon HD 6950 Video Card
Like I said, I think im good but my knowledge of custom PC's, especially video cardsis a bit limited. Is my video card and processor good enough? That's my biggest concern.
Please and thank you!
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It will run all those things fine.
Great card, great CPU. If you get a mobo that has LucidLogix Virtu you'll be able to use the onboard graphics (Intel HD3000 on the 2500k) for video conversion and such, and the discrete GPU for games.