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[Q]Intel i3 3220 + 7870 for gaming

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February 4, 2013 2:17:25 PM

Guys How is an Intel i3 3220 +HIS 7870 ICE Q for gaming? I would play games like BF3,FarCry,Source Engine games and probably Crysis 3.I also wont change the PC for the next three years. So thanks in advance! :D 

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February 4, 2013 2:22:07 PM

i3? really?
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February 4, 2013 2:23:35 PM

coalminer071 said:
i3? really?


Really, is that what I get from a community which is supposed to help? Seriously?
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February 4, 2013 2:29:54 PM

Yes the Intel® Core™ i3 will work fine as a budget gaming processor. However you may find that you get better performance with an Intel® Core™ i5 due to some of the higher end games being optimized to run on 3 or 4 threads.
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February 4, 2013 2:30:07 PM

well im just saying if u dont want to change ur specs for 3 years. that cpu is on the low side.
also what resolution u running at
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February 4, 2013 2:44:03 PM

Thanks for the reply mate's! I decided now to get a i5 3470 and and 7870 OC'ed. So now you think i'm good for 3?
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February 4, 2013 2:46:35 PM

yea. it should be fine.
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February 4, 2013 2:48:19 PM

For the next three years? Games like Crysis 3?
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February 4, 2013 2:51:53 PM

like i asked, what resolution would u be running at.
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February 4, 2013 2:54:08 PM

1440X900 or 1600X900. Full HD too sometimes
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February 4, 2013 2:57:49 PM

well farcry was made for amd platforms, it would perform extremely well compared to its geforce counterpart. however im not sure about crysis 3.
bf3 u would be fine. with ave frames at around 60fps
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February 4, 2013 2:59:25 PM

Best answer selected by hotshot2797.
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