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Hi!

As the title says, I need to know if this system, which I'm going to put together with a friend as soon as BD is released, will run BF3 maxed out:

Case: CM Storm Enforcer
CPU: Either 6 or 8 core BD - will decide when the prices are revealed
CPU-cooler: CoolIT ECO A.L.C.
Mobo: ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Professional
RAM: 8Gb. G.Skill RipJawsX DDR3 1600Mhz. CL9
GPU: Probably a single 2Gb. Radeon HD6970
HDD: Already owns a 500 Gb. SATA drive - might buy a WD 500Gb. Black
ODD: Already owns a DVD burner
PSU: XFX 750W

Before anyone decides to change anything in the PC: DON'T.
I know he doesn't need 8Gb. for gaming, and I know he can run the 6970 CFX on that PSU. I also know that 6 or 8 core is overkill for gaming, but who cares? If we go AMD then we might as well go for more cores.

So basically only answer my question: Will it run BF3 maxed out?
Everything is neatly put together by a black/red "The Dark Side" theme, and everything matches perfectly together. We only need BD and the ASRock board to be released.

So what do you say?
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post #2 of 6
How are we supposed to know? The game's not even out yet.
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post #3 of 6
are you SURE we cant suggest any changes too make it run better for your money? We cant guarantee you anything until the beta is released, but we can suggest too you how to get better value for your money.

Also what resolution is he planning on running? 1080p? I would GUESS he can max the detail settings out, but maybe not the AA or AF, assuming bulldozer is what its hyped out too be.

But honestly this game was built around intel and nvidia. The 12 minute footage were from a intel/nvidia machine, also they displayed their game at E3 on intel/nvidia machines. So if your building it with playing battlefield in mind... i would swap sides.
Edited by jacobrjett - 7/17/11 at 5:11am
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Why don't you buy Professor Farnsworths Time Travelling machine and find out for yourself.
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post #5 of 6
No idea. The only piece of info about settings/requirements that we currently know is that all the NVidia-based E3 demo rigs were using a single GTX580. Not sure what the AMD rigs were using.
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Nobody knows until system requirements are revealed, or a beta goes public.

I'm sorry to do this, but I have to close this thread, seeing the responses that have already happened within the first 5 minutes of this being up.
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