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when will I need to upgrade again?

by J_Arbegust / December 10, 2011 3:08 AM PST

Could someone please tell me when I need to upgrade my computer again? I do play games at high settings an edit photos. Any help would be great!
Windows 764 bit
i5 2500k (sandy bridge) 3.3 Ghz
Gtx 570
16 Gig RAM
Corsair 750w power supply

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Re: upgrade
by Kees_B Forum moderator / December 10, 2011 3:12 AM PST

Unless you buy a game that has higher system requirements that your
current system can meet, there will be no need to upgrade.

And you're the only one who knows when that will be. Maybe never. Maybe after receiving some Christmas present in 2 weeks.

Kees

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Reposting for Mark. Then deleting earlier thread.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / December 10, 2011 3:14 AM PST

This is a moving target.

Games at fairly high settings usually
mean graphic intensive games, and as games become more complicated with
increased video graphic performance requirements then only when the game
specs are better than your current system specs will you come across
problems.

So the answer really is, 'how long is a piece of string?'


Mark

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Thanks Kees
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / December 10, 2011 3:18 AM PST

and makes sense. Happy

Mark

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Looking at those specs
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / December 10, 2011 3:22 AM PST

your system is even better than mine and I thought mine was top notch.

You should be fine for a while yet.

Mark

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