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June 29, 2012 9:39:25 PM

CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor
GPU: HIS IceQ X H785QN2G2M Radeon HD 7850 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
HDD: Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
PSU: PC Power and Cooling Silencer MK III 600W Modular 80PLUS Bronze Power Supply
RAM: G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C8D-8GAB
Mobo: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Case: Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
CPU Heatsink Fan: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler
ODD: Asus DRW 24x SATA

What kind of performance will I get in games with those specifications? How much could I overclock the 2500k with that extra cooler?

Thanks,

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June 30, 2012 12:17:34 AM

That is what I will have after my upgrades and it will play bf3 @ ultra like 40 fps.
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June 30, 2012 12:35:54 AM

You can overclock your cpu to 4.5ghz easy and maybe 4.6ghz

Im running the ivy 3570k @ 4.5ghz and they run hotter so you will be fine

With that 7850 you can probably run on ultra without AA

Here a bf3 video running on your CPU and GPU:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWIxmKkqJ7c
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June 30, 2012 1:03:39 AM

Oooh. BF3 Ultra - :D 

In that video his processor isn't OCed, so I assume it would be even better than that?

I'll probably buy it soon.
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June 30, 2012 2:18:20 AM

Overclocking will give a performance boost but not by much though

It will play BF3 fine though ranging anywhere from 50-100+ fps depending on the map size and whats going on

So your set!

Case looks blah though
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June 30, 2012 2:58:06 AM

Yeah, my budget is kind of strict right now. All the parts cost a little more off Newegg for Canadians, so the total with shipping comes to $1084.00. Basically, my parents are giving me $600 towards the PC as a gift, and then I am going to match my allowance with my bank account funds, so basically that means $250 from each. Depending how much money I have in a month or two when I buy the parts, I might upgrade the case. Its pretty ugly.
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June 30, 2012 7:04:15 PM

if I were i would get a summer job and save up money the first month, then you can buy an a killer computer.

What i did was i had my mom pay through her credit card and she payed the bill, now i just give here 300-700 a month to pay her back
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June 30, 2012 9:12:07 PM

I'll try to get a job. My parents won't let me borrow.
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June 30, 2012 9:18:47 PM

by all means this build is good and you should get it if you really want, you can search for jobs in the mean time and slowly upgrade your machine :) 
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June 30, 2012 9:28:39 PM

Oh, Ok. That makes a lot more sense, I didn't notice it.

Thanks.
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June 30, 2012 9:43:44 PM

Wait! One more question. I was just digging around in my room and I found an old XP disk with product key and stuff. Would there be like incompatibility issues or anything if I were to use it? Its 32 bit, so would that cause problems?

Thanks,
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July 1, 2012 1:43:16 AM

you could only use 4 gb with that os...get win 7 hp 64 bit
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July 1, 2012 2:07:33 AM

Best answer selected by voiidwulf.
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