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      yay i got bf3.....to bad it nearly melted my computer:(

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      yay i got bf3.....to bad it nearly melted my computer:(

      Post  Golden on Tue Nov 01, 2011 3:16 pm

      so yeah i found out my computer really needs a new everything(thinking of just buying a total new one for around 4k) lucky i can save myself like 400dollars if i don't get new keyboard+mouse. i really want a Razor Naga elite tho

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      Post  SoV Admin on Tue Nov 01, 2011 3:26 pm

      Yea you will need a good system.



      Atm. Try a sandybridge I7.

      A 2gb AMD 5850 or 5870.


      6gb+ of ram.

      An SSD for games.

      A HDD or several for your programs, storage & OS.

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      Post  striken2o on Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:22 pm

      just wondering, do you ever make a new thread that doesn't belong in a tweet or facebook status update ?

      seriously....
      we have a spam thread if you want to spam
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      Post  Machete Metal on Wed Nov 02, 2011 6:44 am

      Golden wrote:thinking of just buying a total new one for around 4k

      Dude I got a brand new comp for 1.7k and it plays everything, that price includes monitors mouses n crap...
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      Post  Altimaden on Wed Nov 02, 2011 11:23 am

      yeah i spent $1.8k on my new rig with bf3 in mind, and it runs it on all ultra smooth, i get some texture popping here and there when im looking down a high power scope, but nothing that hinders gameplay.
      im only running one gfx card at the moment but i plan on going sli with a 2nd one soonish
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      Post  XiSTNZ on Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:21 pm

      Machete and Altimadem, would you be able to post your pc components and where you got them, as I am looking at upgrading mine/helping a friend upgrade his, and my friend is dead set on the idea that a pc under 3k wouldnt run bf3. (plus will make my life a lot easier with another opinion). thanks
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      Post  gene01 on Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:49 pm

      bought my pc for bf3, total was $2,200

      Intel Core i5 2500K
      Corsair Vengeance 2x4GB
      CoolerMaster Hyper 212+
      Seagate 1TB
      EVGA GTX570 DS HD
      Corsair HX750
      24" Samsung LED monitor

      imo if i was you i would go with the i5 2500k over the i7 and spend the money you save on a better gfx card.. just my opinion though.

      www.computerlounge.co.nz



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      Post  Altimaden on Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:13 pm

      $1.8k was the cost including the monitor too, so its closer to $1.6k all up.

      Corsair 750w (CMPSU-750HX), nice power supply this, came in its own fake velvet sack...
      GeForce GTX 570 revision 2 128mb grafix card, $365 and ill get a 2nd when it comes down in price
      Fractal Design R3 case, very nice to build a computer in, has soundproofing and plenty of space
      16gig of G.Skill DDR3 ram
      Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3RB3 1155 socket mobo
      Intel core i7 2600 3.4ghz processor (easy to overclock, comes with its own bios adjusting program)
      OCZ 60gig SSD drive for windows and main programs/games to run and load nice and fast off of. makes a big difference for all loading times.
      Samsung 1tb hardrive for everything else.

      got it from scorpion technology, a growing melbourne computer chain. my mate is head of sales there, got discounts all over the place and he built the thing for me, he used to be their main system builder

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      Post  SoV Admin on Wed Nov 02, 2011 2:45 pm

      Just offtopic here:


      Were teh servers down for a bit ? Most have 0 players atm. But they must be back up because I see people on some servers again.

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      Post  Exocet on Wed Nov 02, 2011 2:53 pm

      EA ran an update for an hour and all were down yeah
      and it's easy to get a BF3 comp for under 2 Gs
      and btw my comp is a 6 year old top of the line (then) comp and all I need to do us update the graphics card, CHECK YOUR COMPs to see if a mod to it is cheaper with those intentions in mind.
      There are more ways than throwing money at the problem
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      Post  XiSTNZ on Thu Nov 03, 2011 5:58 pm

      Thanks, and yes, have decided to just do some upgrades on my pc. mostly a bit of over clocking here and there. but thanks for the info, will help my argument alot.
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      Post  Machete Metal on Thu Nov 24, 2011 7:39 am

      might be little late but only put my comp componets up few days ago


      Tower: CM-690 Advanced
      CPU: Intel I5 2500K
      GPU: GTX 570
      RAM: 2X 4gb Corsair
      Motherboard: GB z68x
      PSU: NAXN 850w
      CPU cooler: Basic Intel crap
      Mouse: Logitec G500
      Keyboard: G110
      Display: 24" SyncMaster 1920x1200
      HDD: 1tb cant remember manufacturer, Black Edition or somethin lol
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      Post  Machete Metal on Thu Nov 24, 2011 7:43 am

      Altimaden wrote:$1.8k was the cost including the monitor too, so its closer to $1.6k all up.

      Corsair 750w (CMPSU-750HX), nice power supply this, came in its own fake velvet sack...
      GeForce GTX 570 revision 2 128mb grafix card, $365 and ill get a 2nd when it comes down in price
      Fractal Design R3 case, very nice to build a computer in, has soundproofing and plenty of space
      16gig of G.Skill DDR3 ram
      Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3RB3 1155 socket mobo
      Intel core i7 2600 3.4ghz processor (easy to overclock, comes with its own bios adjusting program)
      OCZ 60gig SSD drive for windows and main programs/games to run and load nice and fast off of. makes a big difference for all loading times.
      Samsung 1tb hardrive for everything else.

      not so different than mine, i didnt get discounts, didnt need them though, my mates buisness is L & A IT leongatha. almost doesnt make money half the time but they know there shit lol
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      Re: yay i got bf3.....to bad it nearly melted my computer:(

      Post  drzdeano on Thu Nov 24, 2011 11:40 am

      where are you guys buying your stuff???

      i never spend more than $1000 maybe 1200 if i want a new screen or something.
      Do you have computer swap meets in NZ?

      p.s. $4000? trying to compete with NASA? damnn
      give me the cash ill get u a new computer, a motorbike and still keep a finders fee Razz

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