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apparently its running slightly lower res textures and its not in DX11 mode or something. saw an article somewhere. will find it
     
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1. When has a 580 ever been twice as powerful as a 560 Ti?
2. Game settings do not scale the workload linearly. The load from High is not 75% of the full capability of the game; since we don't have a clear idea of how the retail game runs, we can't predict what kind of graphics power you'll need to have a solid 60fps at Ultra.
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apparently its running slightly lower res textures and its not in DX11 mode or something. saw an article somewhere. will find it
My G15 LCD panel with Fraps running says it is DX11
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I've tried ultra with my card and it runs at 35-40 FPS.
And is that bad? Because to what I'm concerned, whats really bad is whats below 30fps. 30fps - 40fps is very playable. Maybe you need an sli of 2 580 to play the game on ultra + 1980*1080 + 16AA + 16AF + Physx On = + 60fps

At least that are my thoughts.
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We will see when the game comes out!

One thing that's true is that quadfire HD 6990's will max that game out!
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My G15 LCD panel with Fraps running says it is DX11
That doesn't mean it's using tesselation or any DX11 effects, it simply means the game is running through the DX11 API.

The final DX11 version of Ultra will be more demmanding (I hope not a lot more) than the BETA.

Either ways, I am ready for it, I bought 2x EVGA GTX580 because I want the best for BF3, and I know the HD6970's are not as good (Not that bad either) in tesselation, so I wan't to enjoy this game with all eye-candy.
    
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Any of these hardware recommendations are arbitrary anyway. What kind of performance are minimum specs supposed to offer? What about the performance for recommended specs? Are we talking about a target frame rate of 30 fps? 60 fps? Low settings? Medium? High? Ultra? What?

Do you see what I mean?

The true performance will only be known once reviews on the released game start pouring out with different system configurations.
     
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you guys do know that high and ultra settings are the same in the beta, and that the final game will have better graphics then the beta right? DICE have stated this several times.
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That doesn't mean it's using tesselation or any DX11 effects, it simply means the game is running through the DX11 API.

The final DX11 version of Ultra will be more demmanding (I hope not a lot more) than the BETA.

Either ways, I am ready for it, I bought 2x EVGA GTX580 because I want the best for BF3, and I know the HD6970's are not as good (Not that bad either) in tesselation, so I wan't to enjoy this game with all eye-candy.
I'm sure you'll be a happy bunny with that setup
My 480s are so smooth in-game

Now if I could just get NVidia 3D working
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you guys do know that high and ultra settings are the same in the beta, and that the final game will have better graphics then the beta right? DICE have stated this several times.
Thanks you, this info should make this thread somewhat premature.
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