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February 3, 2013 8:34:19 AM

I'm pretty much a hardware noob so I figured that I'd just asked you guys if these PC's can run BF3 (and BF4) easily.
This is not a homemade pc so if I include some unnecessary specs thats why :) 

PC One: http://www.dragoncomputers.nl/component/page,shop.produ...

AMD FX-8120 EIGHT CORE 8 x 3.1GHz
1TB Harddrive
22 x Liteon DVD multi burner
8GB AMD Patriot DDR3 memory
Asrock 970 Extreme3 motherboard
NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX570 with 1280MB GDDR5 GFX card
XANGE Gamer casing
(this one is dutch)

PC Two: http://www.hitech-gamer.com/Gamer-PC/PC-GAMING-CHILLBAI...

AMD FX 4-Core 4 x 4,2 GHz
8GB DDR3 RAM
500GB HDD
DVD ReWr
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660OC - 3072MB

If you know another great gaming PC for around $1000 dollars or 750 Euro's let me know!
Thanks

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February 3, 2013 8:41:41 AM

Neither of those is a very good deal, the first uses last 1-2 year old parts, the second doesn't even accurately specify what CPU which makes me suspicious, and BF4 specs aren't even announced yet. I'm guessing you don't want/can't build your own comp, but tell us where you live and we'll give you some better options.
February 3, 2013 10:49:35 AM

I can build one myself but I'm a noob in hardware so it wouldn't be smart to pick parts myself :) 
I'm Dutch, so from The Netherlands/Holland, its in Europe on the left of Germany.
(I know the BF4 specs aren't released yet but

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February 3, 2013 11:15:17 AM

Here you go, will out perform wither of those picks.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£161.99 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£24.00 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme6 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£123.52 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£40.87 @ Dabs)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£54.60 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card (£122.99 @ Aria PC)
Case: Zalman Z9 ATX Mid Tower Case (£39.99 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£69.44 @ Amazon UK)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£12.98 @ Scan.co.uk)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£69.60 @ Aria PC)
Total: £719.98
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-03 13:14 GMT+0000)
February 3, 2013 11:26:58 AM

tenaciousk said:
Here you go, will out perform wither of those picks.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£161.99 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£24.00 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme6 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£123.52 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£40.87 @ Dabs)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£54.60 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card (£122.99 @ Aria PC)
Case: Zalman Z9 ATX Mid Tower Case (£39.99 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£69.44 @ Amazon UK)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£12.98 @ Scan.co.uk)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£69.60 @ Aria PC)
Total: £719.98
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-03 13:14 GMT+0000)


On what performance level will it run BF3? (low/medium/high/ultra)
if you dont know its OK :) 

Thanks
February 3, 2013 1:57:34 PM

Not a bad spec K - I would probably step it up to at least a 7870 for multiplayer. There is a big difference between being able to handle the single player on ultra and being able to handle the larger multiplayer maps with 32 or more players. I was using an Nvidia 560 w/ 2GB of VRAM and though it could handle high without any glitches, ultra was a stretch. Here's a link to the lowest card I would have used:

http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-video-card-fx787acn...
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