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How does having a lower than expected requirement make it a console port? :
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omg I think I need to upgrade for this game!
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minimum lol......who cares?......let's see recommended
I wouldnt think "recommended settings" is something in your vocabulary with your 480 tri sli
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How does having a lower than expected requirement make it a console port? :
Well any good looking PC game these days should have higher than expected requirements, should they not? There thought process is since the requirements are lower, they simply ported it over from consoles to where a console will be able to run it at 60 FPS. That's just the way I look at it.

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omg I think I need to upgrade for this game!
The rig I had before my current was a first generation dual core 1.6GHz CPU with a bottlenecked nvidia 9500 GT, I would have needed to upgrade for MW3 had I not, or had I cared about the game It's going to be the same exact thing as MW2 game play wise, and until I hear of a completely new engine, new scenario, new story line, new feel to the COD series, I will never buy another.
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I wouldnt think "recommended settings" is something in your vocabulary with your 480 tri sli
lmao.......i'm saying minimum requirements only mean that "hey if you want to play this, you'll need these"........i mean look at crysis........going by minimum requirements in crysis is like going with minimum requirements for getting laid......you could, but that doesn't mean that you're going to enjoy it
    
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Well any good looking PC game these days should have higher than expected requirements, should they not? There thought process is since the requirements are lower, they simply ported it over from consoles to where a console will be able to run it at 60 FPS. That's just the way I look at it.



The rig I had before my current was a first generation dual core 1.6GHz CPU with a bottlenecked nvidia 9500 GT, I would have needed to upgrade for MW3 had I not, or had I cared about the game It's going to be the same exact thing as MW2 game play wise, and until I hear of a completely new engine, new scenario, new story line, new feel to the COD series, I will never buy another.
I don't think MW3 was ever targeting the best graphics award.
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Huh? Wait, Console ports have requirements?
   
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Huh? Wait, Console ports have requirements?
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Its funny I was arguing in the valve source engine thread about just this kind of stuff.

Portal 2 system req (a 2011 game)

OS: Windows 7 / Vista / XP
Processor: 3.0 GHz P4, Dual Core 2.0 (or higher) or AMD64X2 (or higher)
Memory: 1GB XP / 2GB Vista
Hard Disk Space: At least 7.6 GB of Space
Video: Video card must be 128 MB or more and should be a DirectX 9-compatible with support for Pixel Shader 2.0b (ATI Radeon X800 or higher / NVIDIA GeForce 7600 or higher / Intel HD Graphics 2000 or higher).
Audio: DirectX 9.0c compatible


Their lower than MW3, I guess valve games are console ports too
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Its funny I was arguing in the valve source engine thread about just this kind of stuff.

Portal 2 system req (a 2011 game)

OS: Windows 7 / Vista / XP
Processor: 3.0 GHz P4, Dual Core 2.0 (or higher) or AMD64X2 (or higher)
Memory: 1GB XP / 2GB Vista
Hard Disk Space: At least 7.6 GB of Space
Video: Video card must be 128 MB or more and should be a DirectX 9-compatible with support for Pixel Shader 2.0b (ATI Radeon X800 or higher / NVIDIA GeForce 7600 or higher / Intel HD Graphics 2000 or higher).
Audio: DirectX 9.0c compatible


Their lower than MW3, I guess valve games are console ports too
People are using the term 'console port' far too often..

It's practically become staple in this forum. To the point where it makes you want to pull your hair out.
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