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I have an ATI HD 5870.

Am I going to be able to play BF3 max settings you think, or maybe consider crossfire?

If crossfire, what would be a good GPU to add to my 5870 (I have 850w PSU)?
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post #2 of 45
yes you will be able to play the game fine but if you want to crossfire get another 5870!
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Should be fine, just overclock tho..IIRC we are on OCN
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yes, I have 2, but I know one is also fine
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post #5 of 45
I have 2 5770's and I think I'll be fine. You should be too, especially if you are at 1920x1080.
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post #6 of 45
I doubt you will be able to MAX the game.
At E3 weren't they running gtx580's on the machines, and that wasn't maxed?
Don't get me wrong here, i think the game will run fine on a 5870, but I doubt you will be maxing it out.
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post #7 of 45
U wont max it out, or else it would be too easy lol
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Originally Posted by 0m3g4 View Post
I doubt you will be able to MAX the game.
At E3 weren't they running gtx580's on the machines, and that wasn't maxed?
Don't get me wrong here, i think the game will run fine on a 5870, but I doubt you will be maxing it out.
We don't know the rest of the system. Running a Phenom II vs Sandy Bridge vs 990x is a big difference.
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post #9 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by 0m3g4 View Post
I doubt you will be able to MAX the game.
At E3 weren't they running gtx580's on the machines, and that wasn't maxed?
Don't get me wrong here, i think the game will run fine on a 5870, but I doubt you will be maxing it out.
I doubt they showed the game off without max settings.
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Thanks guys. I think I'll see how it plays before I drop the cash on another 5870. I got the one I have from newegg on a shellshocker deal for $180! Now I can't find it for the same price .
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