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Ran the "is your graphics card enough" on the EA website, and it is saying minimum needed for BF3 is a damn GTX 560

I am finding this really hard to believe my gtx 460 won't hack it in BF3, especially running at 910+ghz core

What do you guys think?
    
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Performance wise, the GTX560 is just a GTX460 1GB overclocked. Your current card is clocked decently higher than a stock GTX560 so it will be faster.
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Any recommended hardware specs are overly conservative.
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Ran the "is your graphics card enough" on the EA website, and it is saying minimum needed for BF3 is a damn GTX 560

I am finding this really hard to believe my gtx 460 won't hack it in BF3, especially running at 910+ghz core

What do you guys think?
high settings, medium shadows, no post aa or msaa, and no AO.

average 50fps with that.
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It played fine for me in 1920x1440 w/ Medium settings, around 32 FPS overall.

Also, the beta is still open; why don't you run that and see for yourself?
    
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GTX460 is nearly equal in performance with GTX560 non-ti.
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It played fine for me in 1920x1440 w/ Medium settings, around 32 FPS overall.

Also, the beta is still open; why don't you run that and see for yourself?
what the hell?

I'm pulling 60-80 FPS right now in Bad company 2 on 32 people servers...


32 FPS!??!? Are you joking?


Downloading the beta right now...
    
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My GTX 460 can max the BF3 beta with 30-40 fps outside(Caspian and Metro). Your OC'd GTX 460 might be able to beat a GTX 560 Ti @ stock. Remember, the GTX 560 and GTX 560 Ti are too different cards. BF3 recommends the GTX 560 not the Ti version. The normal GTX 560 is just a GTX 460 @ 820 Mhz core.
    
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I wouldnt expect to max it out, but it should still run well and look great.
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what the hell?

I'm pulling 60-80 FPS right now in Bad company 2 on 32 people servers...


32 FPS!??!? Are you joking?


Downloading the beta right now...
He's playing on a 1920x1440 resolution. Not a 1920x1080.
    
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