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Old May 29, 2013, 11:45 AM
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Lowfat is spot on, you could grab a 780 and see huge performance gains and still have a substantial amount of what you were willing to spend to upgrade.
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Old May 30, 2013, 04:41 AM
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i personally wouldn't upgrade because new cpu's are comming out and you pay for the same price as you would for a i5 3570k. If you wait 2 months you will always have a better rig.
Even with that everyone is expecting similar result as from Sandy to Ivy.. ie, no big performance gains just lower power, hopefully cooler and SLIGHTY better performance.. No reason at all to switch from Sandy.

That said it won't be long till we see reviews.

To the OP, What res do you play at?
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Old May 31, 2013, 07:33 AM
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I play at 1920x1080 duel monitor. I run a media server off of it at the same time. The wife watches stuff as I play. Thought an i7 might help and maybe more ram. Was looking last night while playing battlefield CPU was maxed and was getting close to running out of ram. I think I need to OC bait more
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Old June 1, 2013, 09:57 AM
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Personally I would get a small media server or something for a few hundred bucks and oc your cpu to 4.0+ Ghz (whatever you can reach stably and cool enough)

Mate of mine has an old lappy with busted screen strapped to the back of his TV with an extra external HDD..
you really don't have to spend much and it would be much cheaper and probably save you more performance than upgrading your rig.

That said, you'd still have plenty of budget to bump your GPU if you need / want it.
680's and 770's are BASICALLY the same and you can pick them up pretty cheap at the moment.
You really don't need anything bigger if your gaming at 1080@60hz. Infact there is a case for you don't even need that much. My 670 maxes anything I throw at it in 1080.

Do you run the games across the 2 monitors? (didn't think you could / would want the bezel in the middle of your screen.)
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