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February 18, 2013 2:37:31 AM

I will be honest I am new to pc gaming and started out recently, I am not tech savy, had a low budget and this is what I built:

CPU: phenom 2 x4 965 (stock)
GPU: powercolor 7850 2gb ocd
Ram: 8gb

I guess what i am asking is:
a. will this build be able to max games at 1280x1020 for the next 2 years AA at least at 4 or did I make an error in buying a am3 mobo which only allows phenom cores.

b. Can I at least ,based on speculation, play battlefield 4 maxed when it comes out at 30 fps.

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February 18, 2013 2:43:02 AM

Wolverine604 said:
I will be honest I am new to pc gaming and started out recently, I am not tech savy, had a low budget and this is what I built:

CPU: phenom 2 x4 965 (stock)
GPU: powercolor 7850 2gb ocd
Ram: 8gb

I guess what i am asking is:
a. will this build be able to max games at 1280x1020 for the next 2 years AA at least at 4 or did I make an error in buying a am3 mobo which only allows phenom cores.

b. Can I at least ,based on speculation, play battlefield 4 maxed when it comes out at 30 fps.


on that resolution easily maxed out
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February 18, 2013 3:14:50 AM

Wolverine604 said:
I will be honest I am new to pc gaming and started out recently, I am not tech savy, had a low budget and this is what I built:

CPU: phenom 2 x4 965 (stock)
GPU: powercolor 7850 2gb ocd
Ram: 8gb

I guess what i am asking is:
a. will this build be able to max games at 1280x1020 for the next 2 years AA at least at 4 or did I make an error in buying a am3 mobo which only allows phenom cores.

b. Can I at least ,based on speculation, play battlefield 4 maxed when it comes out at 30 fps.


As far as games out now, yes you should be fine playing them maxed, or at least close to it. Maybe AA and that kind of eye candy turned down. But its defiantly not future proof. Games are becoming more CPU and GPU demanding. And BF3 was a killer when it came out and I'm sure BF4 will be as well. It's impossible to tell you how its going to scale in future games. Unless requirements have been released. But again, with games out now you should be ok. Give or take a few.
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February 18, 2013 3:43:59 AM

you'll be fine, and if not, then just dial it down a bit.
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February 18, 2013 8:59:56 AM

Youll have no trouble maxing anything at that resolution.
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February 18, 2013 9:31:30 AM

it wont be good for 2 years. that cpus already showing signs of aging. get a fx 6300 or a 8350 if you want future proof.

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January 19, 2014 3:11:38 AM


go to this site http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2yXxu
amazing gaming pc runs all games runs bf4 on ultra too

AMD Athlon II X4 760K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor

ECS A55F2-M4(1.0) Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard

Crucial 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1333 Memory

Western Digital AV-GP 500GB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive

Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card

Apevia X-TRPJR-NW-BK/450 ATX Mid Tower Case w/450W Power Supply

LG GH22NS90B DVD/CD Writer
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