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Old March 28, 2012, 10:06 AM
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Hello everyone,

Sorry if i'm posting this in the wrong place. I know this isn't a new build, but i didn't see any sub-forums about upgrades.

This is my current rig, I have been using it just for regular use and light gaming (mainly WoW) but im starting to get more into first person shooter games.

MB: Gygabyte G1. Guerilla
CPU: Core i7 960
RAM: 12GB GSkill Sniper ram (3X4GB sticks)
PSU: OCZ ZT Series 750W
Video: Gygabyte GTX550TI (2 in SLI)
HDD: WD caviar green 1TB

Would this be enough to play BF3, Crysis 2 and/or Mass Effect 3?

If not what should i upgrade?

I am already going to purchase a SSD to load my OS and programs into. I'm looking into getting the OCZ agility 3 60GB.

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Old March 28, 2012, 10:11 AM
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The 550Ti's perform close to my last cards (460 SLI), and the vram really limits you in the higher settings, I traded the 460's for my 480, and now it is alot smother with higher settings because of the added vram. I would look for a pair of 570's, they are really dropping in price since the 680 launch, I saw a pair of 2.5GB EVGA 570's in the FS threads last night, also I would grab a better PSU seasonic/corsair/XFX/antec 750-850, I know it is working now, but when is it going to pop and what is it going to take with it when it goes?
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