Will I be able to run BF3 maxed out?

ryan1303

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Will I be able to run BF3 maxed out in DX11? I imagine if anything will let me down it'll be the GPU?

AMD Phenom ii x 4 970 BE @ 3.9Ghz
4gb DDR3 1600Mhz
Radeon HD 5850 1gb
 

skulltac

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Ambam what do you ******* think.

As for Ryan you should be able to play with most settings maxed but maybe turn down a couple things such as shadows and AA, maybe even a texture or so but it won't matter it will still look great. We won't know for sure though until it's out so just save up a little bit of money and when it comes out if you can't max it out then if you did save up some money go buy another 5850 and run them in crossfire and then you should be future proof for a while. But if your MB cant run crossfire than just turn down the settings a little bit. The game will still look great so don't get to depressed.
 

ryan1303

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My motherboard only has one PCIE 2.0 slot but thanks for the answer. Once I upgrade to an AM3+ mb I'll make sure it has two PCIE 2.0 slots and crossfire :)
 

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if this is a serious question then you really need to go back to school or something. if its not a serious question then i hope you got a good laugh.



i dont understand how people can assemble a system that is really good and have no clue to the abilities of the system they built.

ryan1303 that was not directed at you at all. i have seen numerous people ask if their 2500k with a gtx 580 could play a game at 1920 x 1080 maxed out. its stupid if you ask me that they dont know the answer already.
 

Im sure they just wanted to flex their e-peen. Every thread people list these beefy systems and ask " can I run BF3?". Its just human nature to lack subtlety and want attention.
 

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Why does everyone think bf3 is going to be so hard to run? Dice has even stated that the requirements will be pretty similar to bc2, which is far from the most demanding game to run.

Another reason I say this is my brother was in the alpha. He could run it very good, and his pc is significantly less powerful than most of the peoples on here. And that is the alpha, so there was likely still optimization to be done too.
 

skulltac

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This.

Dice is amazing when it comes to optimizing their games which is why they are one of my favorite developers. People need to just settle down.
 

ambam

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An enthusiast gaming PC with multiple GPU's can run just about any game maxed out. But titles like Crysis, Metro 2033, the GTA4 PC port, and a few others, give even the fastest PC hardware a run for their money.

Games are going to get more intensive and more demanding. Requiring new hardware.
 

cbrunnem

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your point?
 

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My prediction for Battlefield 3.

I think a rig with...

Intel i7 2600K 3.4GHz

8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3

2 GTX580's in SLI

will be able to max out Battlefield 3. That's just my own opinion.

Now the problem is however... when will I win the lottery to be able to buy a rig like that?
 
my prediction......

I think people should

stop assuming and wait until it comes out.

DICE are a developer that like to think they are in touch with reality and wont pull a CRYTEK form 2007 OR 2011.

Oh and that dead horse everyone is beating.... its Glue now, so leave it alone.
 

venomx723272

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You're correct, I agree. It was just a fun prediction...

and thanks for the welcome.

However I can't wait to see what runs it maxed out in Oct.
 

justjohn5

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I think that an intel core i5 2500k with a gtx 570 would be able to max out the game just fine. I do not understand why everyone thinks you need a rig for like $2000 to max out the game. Computers are not that expensive anymore, knowing that you can fit a gtx 580 into a 1,200 build. And a gtx 580 will be able to max out the game without a problem.
Its not like they are designing the game for gaming computers with bulldozer or ivy bridge, and a gtx 6xx or a amd 7xxx. Like seriously, that would make no sense. :]
If the game was so graphics intense, many budget gamers would stay away from it. And that would cut their revenue by a lot. So, with that in mind, why would they make a game that no one would be able to run?
That is my point of view. :]
 
doesnt realy matter only an idiot would max out the settings for online. you need your fps to be a minimum, between 60 and 100 fps which means lower gfx to time your fps with your ping and packets... only the most experienced will do this as they know it gives a real and distinct advantage... single player you want 30 fps minimum but multiplayer you need as many as you can get...
a single 570 will max the game with about 45fps. drop the settings and you can double that. for online...@1080p
a single 580 is a waste of money as they dont give a lot more than the 570 but cost 25 percent or more extra. so if your gonna run an sli setup then save quite a bit of cash and get the 570 over the 580...
 

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The GTX 680 (kepler) will be about 85% faster than the GTX 580.
 
It's just a rumor and not true. Basically they'll try and make it better than 580 by 85%. But I find it a bit too good. I'd say it would be about 50% at max, but hey, that's just me.
Maybe they can do better since the 460 was aimed at 5830, it turned out it even beat it and was a good competitor for the 5850 ( Radeon ).
 

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If highly overclocked and watercooled, the GTX 680 could be 100% (twice) as fast as the GTX 580.

Now that's damn impressive!

These cards will bring the house down!

I wonder about the performance differential between the Radeon HD 69xx and HD 79xx cards.
 

where are you finding this info? i know a leap in nm process makes the huge tehnical leap in power and cooling and overall performance, but I cant see a 100% jump. Maybe 50%, but not 100. think of when they made the leap to 40nm... it was a huge margin, but not 100% or even 85%
 

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But we should still see a significant jump in performance.

Are there any technical details about the Radeon HD 7xxx series yet?