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Wow, my aging rig actually meets the recommended specs.
    
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I believe a 5850 or 6870 is going to be enough to run this game at highest possible settings with constant 60FPS rate.

Required HDD size is really disappointing and tells a lot about the game. Either their installer is very good at compressing, or extremely low resolution textures are awaiting us. Lucky of us to have modding community, high-resolution texture pack would be up for download (by modders) in a week or so if that's the case.

Or the assets are repeated much more than they're indicating with all their "150 unique dungeons" hype.

I think it's just a decent compression, as I recall Far Cry 2 was something like 3/4 GB and the game was beautiful and map was something like 20 square milles.

Also Oblivion was something like 4 GB yet there were quite literately hundreds of quests and interesting locations.
I just like the idea of you again being the main guy, and the harsh terrain reminds me of Morrowind, then there are freaking dragons... I mean you can punch a dragon right in the face, how much cooler can it can? Nevertheless, on the Xbox it look pretty great, so it won't go any lower for sure. I'm mainly concerned about the UI, I see it perfectly optimized for consoles yet from what I've seen pc version is gonna be like with Oblivion.. example... spell wheel even though we got keyboard.
    
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I wouldn't worry too much. The best thing about the Elder Scrolls series is the devoted modding community. I'm pretty sure that very soon the community will be racing to put out high texture mods for our viewing pleasure. Graphics wise, the difference btwn before and after the community gets involved is stunning.
That Acutally reminded me of This guide on Gamespot to make "Oblivion beautiful" Although the guide itself is rather old (May 3rd '06) It does do a fairly good job of the comparison between the two. Even popping over to TES Nexus will show how dedicated the modding community is, even now 5 / 6 years later new mods are still comming out.
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I remember when I had a Dual Core 2GB cpu
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Anyone else disappointed a little? I wanted another Oblivion, max hardware or play on medium/low.

Wish I had an excuse to upgrade my computer... Seems like I won't until consoles get upgrades. Everything seems to be ported from them.
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Anyone else disappointed a little? I wanted another Oblivion, max hardware or play on medium/low.

Wish I had an excuse to upgrade my computer... Seems like I won't until consoles get upgrades. Everything seems to be ported from them.
I'm not disappointed at all, but I will be once the game releases and it's riddled with bugs and poor performance issues (Even if they went to extents for it not to happen.)
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How's a 6870 compare to a 4890? Quite a bit faster isn't it?

Please PM me if you don't mind, I may forget to check back in this thread Should add that to my sig... lol
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I was crossing my fingers for it to be crippling like Oblivion was in it's day.
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Lol, system requirements scream console port.
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Anyone else disappointed a little? I wanted another Oblivion, max hardware or play on medium/low.

Wish I had an excuse to upgrade my computer... Seems like I won't until consoles get upgrades. Everything seems to be ported from them.
I got my excuse (since my rig is already too old). And I kinda doubt that anyone is "stupid" enough to make such thing these days. Everyone is complaining too much about piracy. The last big bang for PC was in 2007 aka Crysis and even Crytek is said they are never ever gonna attempt something like that, Crysis 2 being the proof, but at least they've released some DX11 and high textures stuff. I mostly just want another typical PC title. Exlusive PC title, RPG/FPS, insane requirements that are gonna aren't gonna be available on consoles till the next gen, and something that doesn't rely on modding community to do devs job.

But judging from numerous interviews with devs of different studios, those things won't be happening anytime soon. I mean a 4 year old gaming rig(high-end ofc) can play most games on highest settings (except DX11).

As you said. I want another rig breaker. To make me proud... I mean whine about demanding requirements as a PC Gamer. And make me fiddle around the settings and ini files and mods to make it playable.
    
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