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2 years ago#1
im gonna build a pc for 600 dollars and wanted to know how long before it wont play games on 1080p will it last me atleast 4 years
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2 years ago#2
You'll get 'til Valentines day if you're lucky.
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2 years ago#3
It will play games but you're not gonna be running them at max settings, and it's sure as s*** not gonna be running games 4 years from now very well.
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2 years ago#4
I upgrade once every 3-4 years. This time it was 3.5 years before my upgrade, but I could have held out another year if I really wanted.
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2 years ago#5
LordOfLegacies posted...
It will play games but you're not gonna be running them at max settings, and it's sure as s*** not gonna be running games 4 years from now very well.


i can max out bf4 with it but aslong as it runs 1080p in a couple years
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2 years ago#6
My last pc (Core2quad Q8400, GTS 250, 4gb ddr2 667) lasted 3-4 years at 1600x900 ultra settings.

Now it is i5 3470, GTX 760, 8gb ddr3 1333. And I expect another 3-4 years of 1920x1080 ultra settings.

Ultra not means maxed.
2 years ago#7
SILENTGHOSTS96 posted...
LordOfLegacies posted...
It will play games but you're not gonna be running them at max settings, and it's sure as s*** not gonna be running games 4 years from now very well.


i can max out bf4 with it but aslong as it runs 1080p in a couple years


Please define "maxed" for me because I have a feeling it means something different to you.
And also why did you make this topic if you've already built the computer?
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Me: Nobody takes the appeal system seriously so nobody cares if you remove their appeal privileges. *removes my appeal privilages*
Yep, sure f***ing showed me.
2 years ago#8
LordOfLegacies posted...
SILENTGHOSTS96 posted...
LordOfLegacies posted...
It will play games but you're not gonna be running them at max settings, and it's sure as s*** not gonna be running games 4 years from now very well.


i can max out bf4 with it but aslong as it runs 1080p in a couple years


Please define "maxed" for me because I have a feeling it means something different to you.
And also why did you make this topic if you've already built the computer?


i havent yet im about to buy the parts
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2 years ago#9
Depends, if I need to upgrade then I upgrade. If not, I just leave it for a year or so.
2 years ago#10
SILENTGHOSTS96 posted...
i havent yet im about to buy the parts


You just said you maxed out BF4 with it...
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Me: Nobody takes the appeal system seriously so nobody cares if you remove their appeal privileges. *removes my appeal privilages*
Yep, sure f***ing showed me.
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