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Does that happen much with a 580? I would certainly hope not
Depending on the game / resolution / detail level it can happen quite a lot, it certainly does in BF3 or the Crysis games, it pretty much takes SLI or CFX to make sure average frame rate stays comfortably above 60 with agressive settings in the larger multiplayer maps, let alone minimum.

I now have two 580s after seeing what BF3 did to my rig. Although I my hardware overkill is a tad bit more justifiable because I also stream my gaming which can make a pretty huge dent on the game's own performance.
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I just can't believe that now less than 15 days remaining for Skyrim to be released.

I remember myself sneaking around the web, using all search engines to find scraps of information hidden on the web somewhere about next installation of elder scrolls.
I know, right?
And on the 8th, Inheritance comes out. Hopefully I finish it before the 11th... LOL. So much to do that day. Gotta watch Immortals and play Skyrim
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I thought the 4890 was quite a bit faster than the GTX 260?
Didn't the 4870 match the 260?

And 6GB HDD space for a game this size? Textures can't be large.
I thought gtx 260 - 4850. And gtx 270 - 4870?

I still have my 4870 <3.

And yeah 6gb hdd space? Isn't that WAY to low for a game like this? I was expecting something like 20+ gb's.
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Does that happen much with a 580? I would certainly hope not
My gtx 570 sli goes below 40 fps in BF3?
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And yeah 6gb hdd space? Isn't that WAY to low for a game like this? I was expecting something like 20+ gb's.
I can only hope they used some crazy compression system. But judging from the interviews where they've said there will be more than 300 hours of gameplay (a bit of a stretch but I'll be happy with 100h) and looking at graphics, as I've said, reminds me of Far Cry 2. So tiny in terms of HDD space taken, and so big in terms of... well everything.
    
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I thought gtx 260 - 4850. And gtx 270 - 4870?

I still have my 4870 <3.

And yeah 6gb hdd space? Isn't that WAY too low for a game like this? I was expecting something like 20+ gb's.
The 4870 evened out to be comparable to a 260, I remember that because I did extensive research before getting my OC 5770 at the time. I still don't know if drivers managed to pop the 5770 above the 260/4870, but meh.
We have to see about the hard drive space though, they may end up releasing a hi-def texture pack a week after release, or they already did which means the 6gb is an error.
Would love to see if dragons use DX11 to some extent after seeing the statue in the heaven benchmark.
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Have no doubts that I'll attempt to play it on my good ol' dualcore Opteron with a 8800GT and 2GB of RAM

Anyways, kinda lovely to see I can still max out games, even though the HD5870 is nearly two years old.
   
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i did not see this posted, so i am posting it for everyone.

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i can not wait! Also the recommended specs are confirmed to run high settings (not sure of resolution though), so ultra should be no problem for most of us.
but i don't have a 2gb dualcore what do!?
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2GB of L2 cache would be awesome.
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Some are calling this the best RPG of all time
Them's some big ol' shoes to fill.
    
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