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Whats the expected release date, novemberÉ

And how might a single 6950 2GB handle BF3
I average 60-80fps in BC2, but probably held back by my x4 40

I will have some BD by then and probably a CF aswell, that should no doubt MAX it at 1080p
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Nov. 2nd, 2011

Averaging 80+ FPS in BC2 with sig rig with 1 5870 only. I don't think I will need crossfire for BF3. The game should run much better now that DICE has had time to play around with the Frostbite engine.
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We have no idea what the requirements will be no use speculating on the requirements themselves.

I am sure that they will want the game to run on a wide array of systems to sell the most copies, wouldn't make sense to require a 990X and a SLI 590 would it?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by anoob View Post
Nov. 2nd, 2011

Averaging 80+ FPS in BC2 with sig rig with 1 5870 only. I don't hink I will need crossfire for BF3. The game should run much better now that DICE has had time to play around with the Frostbite engine.
Are you saying BF3 will be less demanding than BFBC2? I seriously doubt that,
BF3 is supposed to have more destruction (think destroying multi floor office buildings like seen at the end of the fault line trailer). Plus the maps for BF3 are supposing to be much bigger than BFBC2. Frostbite 2.0 is designed for more content not necessarily less strenuous requirements (unlike CryEngine 3).

I can almost guarentee BF3 will have higher requirements than BFBC2.
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The only thing I've seen from DICE on system requirements are that it will not run on Win XP/ DX9 systems.
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hold on brb! i'll just jump in my time machine for you
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You won't need SLI or Crossfire. A single powerful card can handle it. I hear SLI and Crossfire are great money-making schemes for AMD and NVIDIA, though!
    
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One of the RF engineers at my office beta tested the game.. he plays on a Q9550+GTX260SLI .. full Q settings on dual-view.. no issues said. I cant wait to see it after talking with him a bit on game play.
post #9 of 12
The Alpha tech demo was running a single GTX 580, and the only requirement anyone really know is that it won't be able to run on DX9. It's being optimized for DX11 Official requirements probably won't be released until September or October.
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I thought consoles use dx9?
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