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How much would a decent PC cost me?

#1slyman19Posted 10/2/2013 10:08:29 AM
The next gen consoles look a little....undesirable, so I'm thinking of jumping to the PC ship. How much would I need for a PC that could play BF4 and future games at a decent level? Also, who should I go with for the CPU and GPU?
#2murphy230Posted 10/2/2013 10:13:03 AM
400-1000$, and for a decent budget build go for amd fx 9350 or a good a10
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#3coolpal23Posted 10/2/2013 10:15:17 AM
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#4StormKMDPosted 10/2/2013 10:18:41 AM
Welcome to the party. For a budget build, I'd go with amd for CPU (but go intel, i5 if you can afford it), and for video card, it doesn't really matter, just go for the card that is best for your budget. I'd make a separate topic in the future about it. Expect to spend around $600 at least.
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#5_GRIM_FANDANGO_Posted 10/2/2013 12:50:43 PM
I am sure someone here can whip you up a decent build for under 1000 dollar. I spent 800 euros in 2010 for a new build and with some upgrading, it still runs newer games well today.
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#6Bikes-Posted 10/2/2013 12:52:30 PM
All depends on what you define as decent, there's going to be a price gap between running the game at low-medium settings at 30fps vs 60 fps at max settings.
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#7NicodimusPosted 10/2/2013 1:10:19 PM(edited)
To give you an idea:


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