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Well if you bought the magazine and scanned the pictures for proof then i can say that was legal to post here correct?
No. Paying for one copy of the magazine doesn't give you the right to distribute it.

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I'll accept the challenge that TW2 will look better. I played through the entire game at Ultra Spec w/UberSampling enabled and Tri-SLI GTX 580, and can't name another game that looks as good as it. Mind you TW2 is only DX9. Just confirms what I've always known: meager difference between DX9 and DX11, it's all in the game and GPU.

The HD BF3 videos I've seen look great, but as environmentally great as TW2? Eh.. hard to say until I play the open beta, but the TW2 environments are full of life compared to what is barren Middle East environments of BF3. The multiplayer video of Paris wasn't impressive at all (graphically speaking).
I lol'd. But, we shall see. We shall see..
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He went on to claim that the computer that will be able to run BF3 on Full settings has yet to be Built
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I was really hoping I'd be able to max this out at 1920x1200 with my 4.2ghz i7 950 and 2 GTX 470s. I still have hope
    
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should i take the scans down?
I think you should take the post down. Either make the content readable or stop taking up space at the top of the news section.
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Let me translate for some of you:

The next generation of video cards isn't out yet, BF3 was really pushed to "max out" the game on "the next gen" video cards- to help push their sales when they release. that way when you benchmark the game on a 580 vs a (680?) it will score much better on the 680 and you can optionally enable higher ("currently unavailable"?) settings.

for instance, if the game supports direct X 11.2 and currently video cards can only support dx11.0 you can NOT have hardware that will do some of the new dog and pony tricks of DX11.2 - its not physically built in.. yet.
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This game is gonna rofl at my CPU like BC2 :/
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I remember when BF2 video card requirements changed with a patch because a lot of people couldn't play anymore, LOL
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This game is gonna rofl at my CPU like BC2 :/
Sorry to say it, but yes. Dual cores don't cut it any more. It's going to be much worse than BC2 - more destruction, double the players.
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I'm pretty sure i could 'max it out', at 1080P no AA on triple GTX580s..
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In all honesty I think I should be able to do more than fine with my OC'd 580 at 1680x1050. This is exactly why I bought my specific card and specific monitor, to be able to futureproof games like these....

I think by "max out" the developer meant stupid settings like 16x SSAA and Extreme tesselation (not sure to what extent BF3 will use tesselation), basically silly settings which ANNIHILATE your performance and result in 2% better visuals.

There's just no way in hell I'm getting into multi-GPU solutions, did it once and never going there again. Massive headaches overall, but that could've just been my horrible luck.
Edited by Tippy - 6/9/11 at 12:04am
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