i didnt put my specs because they are kind of irrelevant seeing as how i cant upgrade any right now.
my psu is a no name brand that came with the case. it probably has the right wattage but not the right connecters and i dont want to risk a good video card with a bad PSU.
The only problem with those benchmark charts is it says they just ran around the edges of old tristram, my current HIS ATI 5670 1gb ddr5 can run 40-60 fps around old tristram but once you get into act3-4 during a heavy fight it will drop down to 15-20 .
same boat here ..I'm waiting for the 660ti but wanted to upgrade just enough over my 550ti (runs diablo3 at 50-60) ..I went to ebay and got me a 560ti the zotac OC one ..for less than 150...i know is a gamble but ..dont want to spent over 180 with S&H for just a temp upgrade. There where some 6970's that whent for less than 200 and I seen some cheap 6950's ...for psu .I only have corsair as an option lol this is what i have ...
goes for 99 after rebate but there are some 650 ones for about 50 or 60 ..on newegg.
The 550ti with 2gb will run d3 very well ..I guess the tom's review on D3 they did not used the 2gb one ..because I dont see the game going under 40's..most of the time if not all the time is at 50+ FPS and im yet to OC the card ...cant wait to try the 560ti i ordered ...to be fair I did turn off shadows only everything else is on ...same resolution ..1920x1080. Why shadows off ..well I don't like them ..even on wow I turn them off lol ..
yes ive been worried that my cpu might be bottlenecking me, but ive been hoping it wasnt. i just dont have the money right now to rebuild completely. i was thinking if i upgraded PSU/GPU i can use those in my next build when the time comes.
my goal is to build around an i5-2500k with about 8gbs of ram and an SSD