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August 15, 2012 4:01:57 AM

Hi all,

Its about time i spent some money and improved the power of my pc. The question is will buying a new graphics card give me the results i want, or do i need a whole new system? The results i want, is at least 60 fps on battlefield 3 on ultra settings at 1080p. Currently i get 25-30. So my current system is.......
Mobo: asus p5k se
Graphics card: Nvidia gtx 275
CPU: Intel core2quad q9400@2.667GHZ
PSU: 650w
RAM: 8gb (4x2) ddr2 800
windows: 7 ultimate 64 bit

any more specs feel free to ask

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August 15, 2012 4:20:53 AM

well I would just get a new GPU. That is a really good processor. I would think you could stay with that for at least a few more years and just get a 670 or wait for the 660ti to come out.
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August 15, 2012 4:29:59 AM

Thanks, thats exactly what i wanted to hear. A gtx 670 is not even half the price of the system i was looking at. Looks like my gtx 275 is well and truely outdated haha
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a b U Graphics card
August 15, 2012 5:04:26 AM

lt_dan_zsu said:
well I would just get a new GPU. That is a really good processor. I would think you could stay with that for at least a few more years and just get a 670 or wait for the 660ti to come out.


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Wait for the 660ti or get a GTX670.
CPU is still good for another year or so (depending of the games you play, it might be your bottleneck in your system), but that should be your next upgrade.
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August 15, 2012 5:07:55 AM

Best answer selected by nzl_jason c.
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August 15, 2012 5:13:04 AM

Just done some research and it appears the 660 ti will be released on the 16th of august. Im going to wait a few more days for some benchmarks to appear before i make a decision.
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August 15, 2012 6:11:08 AM

nzl_jason c said:
Just done some research and it appears the 660 ti will be released on the 16th of august. Im going to wait a few more days for some benchmarks to appear before i make a decision.


Good decision, enjoy your new card!
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