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is my sig rig going to be able to run BF3 at pretty high settings?

ill be deff looking to get more ram. $50 for 2x2gb gskill sticks
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Your VRam will suffer at high setting probably if it 512MB, whats your resolution?
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Originally Posted by xFALL3Nx;13823309 
is my sig rig going to be able to run BF3 at pretty high settings?

ill be deff looking to get more ram. $50 for 2x2gb gskill sticks
Pretty high settings? probably not.
post #4 of 37
Ehh..... 9800GTX's in SLI is only equivalent to about a GTS450/GTX460SE.

It will suffice, but it will nowhere near max out BF3. You'll play on medium with at most 2xAA depending on your resolution.
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post #5 of 37
doubt it, another thread has people talking about purchasing 580/590/6970/6990's for this game..

if the rumours are true, then you'd probably be able to play on low/medium.
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post #6 of 37
No one honestly knows well what the tiers of components to performance are, but I'd also question CPU power as well as GPU power. It's times like this that it would be really nice to see some official requirements and benchmarks. Starting to worry me a bit.
    
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Hard to know since the games not out, and system requirements aren't even posted TTBOMK. I would just wait and see when it comes out how it runs on your system, and order something new if you need to. It's not like you have to have the card before the game comes out. You'll be able to PLAY it at least for sure.

Since your sig has 19" monitor size, I'm guessing that means 1280x1024? My guess is that at that resolution, you'll probably be able to run w/decently high settings, esp if that game can be forced to DX9. How does your rig do in BFBC2?
    
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post #8 of 37
It wont be enough. Take BFBC2 for example. 9800gtx+ SLI you get 20-35 FPS with high settings and AA off. You should sell your 9800Gtx+ and use that money to get something better. Maybe a 560TI
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post #9 of 37
The devs have said that the settings will scale well, so you should at least be able to dial them in to get you the best frame rates. So will it RUN the game? Yes. Will it be able to run at higher settings? We will have to wait and see.
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ill go check framerates
Edited by xFALL3Nx - 6/10/11 at 9:54pm
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