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      Introduction   The Squad Team reserves the right to edit, update, add and remove rules at any time. Applicable rules extend to the PM system. Your PMs are private, but the Squad Team may be informed about unacceptable PM content by the receiving party.   Section I: Posting Rules   §1 Show Respect This community can only work if we all respect each other. To that end, it is imperative that any time you engage with another user, either directly or indirectly, you show them respect with the content of your post. In particular refrain from flaming, insulting, abusing, taunting, racism, and other similar types of actions towards other forum users.   §2 Attitude & Behavior Poor attitude and behavior are the most common ways a negative / unsafe environment is created and perpetuated. As such that kind of behavior will not be allowed on these forums. Please be mindful of this rule when posting personal positions and opinions regarding topics which could be considered contentious in nature. As a rule of thumb, keep your posts civil in nature, and refrain from making posts that are likely to incite arguments and create a negative environment. As a privately hosted web forum we reserve the right to maintain an environment that we are happy the majority of our players are comfortable with.   §3 Swearing While we will not strictly moderate every little swear that occurs, please try to avoid excessive bad language. The moderation reserves the right to remove rants and unsuitable content at any time.   §4 Illegal Topics
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  1. Hello guys. I would like to upgrade my PC but I can go for one upgrade only. Which upgrade should I go for? I only care about having more fps in Squad. I play at 1080p. A CPU upgrade from i5 4690k to i7 7700k or a GPU upgrade from AMD R9 390 to GTX 1080? I wish I could do both hehe, but unfortunately thats not possible. Much appreciated!
  2. Hardware Upgrade

    Hello guys, As the title say I want to upgrade my CPU to Intel & Motherboard since I have AMD CPU right now. My question is what should I choice to match the best? Also, if you can recommend me a good CPU fan would be great. I will upgrade my setup by the end of summer, my budget is around 600 euros. My hardware: - GPU Radeon R9 290x - 16 gb of RAM
  3. I haven't upgraded my desktop from windows 8.1 to windows 10 yet, because I'm under the impression that on my laptop (where I did do the upgrade) windows 10 still has some issues. I wouldn't want anything to happen to my desktop which I have built myself and is working perfectly (it's my precioussssss), so I still refuse to upgrade. However, will Squad have a different performance on windows 8.1 than on windows 10? If so, I might be willing to give the upgrade a shot...
  4. Hello forum friends. I'm looking to upgrade some parts of my system to better handle Squad. I would like your input on if you believe an upgrade to a processor or a graphics card would be best. Here is my current set up. Motherboard: ASRock 970 Performance AM3+ AMD 970 6 x SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Processor: AMD FX-8370E Vishera 8-Core 3.3GHz (4.3GHz Turbo) 95W Graphics Card: EVGA Geforce GTX660 FTW w/ ACX 2GB GDDR5 192 Bit 12 Gigs of ram, Windows 10. I am only looking to upgrade the processor if AMD is still looking to have problems with Squad in the future. It's a solid processor and works well. If I do upgrade, I was looking at the Intel Core i5-4590; a well-reviewed processor that will be more than enough without any overclocking. For the graphics card, it would be a much easier upgrade to do, but only if a difference would be made (which if AMD processors continue to bottleneck, then it would make no notable difference, to my understanding). I'm pretty-much saying that if the AMD processor issues are fixed, then I'd like to upgrade the graphics card to a GTX 960 4gb if possible. Both of those pieces of hardware would be enough to comfortably run Squad without problems from what I've read, and I don't have the budget for doing both. What would you all recommend I do? [ADDITIONALLY] I also do not have a SSD. I know those are a good investment and will help, but I thought that a processor or graphics card upgrade would be more of a boost to performance. If you believe otherwise and that I should get an SSD instead, let me know. If I get a good deal, I may be able to swing a 256gb SSD and Graphics Card upgrade. Maybe. Thank you all for your help and input on this. I'm hoping to have my upgrades and eventual part sales done by mid-December for some Squad time!
  5. First of all i know im stupid no one has to tell me that ^.^ I recently bought the Upgrade from the "Rifleman Tier" to the "Squad Leader Tier" Pack but i didnt even had the Rifleman pack so i messed up.If i now purchase the riflemand tier will i get a Squad Leader Key when the closed alpha starts? or what do i have to do now? Thx for your help!
  6. upgrade to commander package?

    is it possible.. ive already bought the squad leader package of the website. i was wondering if its possible and is there much of a point to it at this stage. as in has the pre alpha finished, near end of duration? what are the dates for pre-aplha, aplha and so on. im terrible at navigating this site many thanks in advance
  7. I know this kind of discussion is a long shot and probably will have as many point of view than contributors but I'll try it Also please, don't start a "my epenis is bigger than yours" discussion please I sometimes feel like my computer is getting old (bought the parts sept 2012).. I feel it with Arma3 and Assetto Corsa (best Sim Racing software EVER!) for instance. I'd like to be ready for Squad. Here is my setup : Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB OC 950M PCIEIntel Core i5-3570K BOX - LGA1155 Quad Core 3.40 1 224,90 224,90 GHz 6 MB - Ivy Bridge 22nmCorsair Hydro Series H80Kingston HyperX Genesis Kit 2x4GB PC14900 DDR3-1866 CL9Seasonic S12II Bronze 620WGigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H WiFi/BT - LGA1155 ATX 1 239,90 239,90 Z77 DDR3Samsung 830 Series 256GB SSD 2.5" SATA 3 Thanks for any help guys ! Have a good day all !