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what should i get to play BF3? im planning to buy tomorrow and wasn't sure if what to buy. system specs on the sig. thank you.
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The 6850.
http://www.hwcompare.com/5892/radeon...adeon-hd-6850/
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post #3 of 43
i assume your monitor is 1080. go with the 6850 or higher.
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Basically, the 6850 is made to be more powerful than 6790. also, 6850s are very nice cards in overclocking


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post #5 of 43
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@vinton13

thank you.

@rdr09

yes its 1920x1080. thank you

@adrian0729

thank you

alright then, gonna buy 6850. hope my build works well tomorrow. its her first time of running. =))
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post #6 of 43
Def 6850, another reason- the 6790 uses more power while providing less performance. http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...0,2917-15.html
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post #7 of 43
Yea i'd go with the 6850 I'm using one for BF3 and its doing amazing on High settings 1600x900
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post #8 of 43
You left out the most important fact-what resolution/monitor you will be using. If you are only going up to 1280x1024 than the 6790 will perform very similar to the 6850,and it will play decent at 1600x1200 with lowered settings.1920x1200 and above and you better have the 6950.
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post #9 of 43
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im using a 1920x1080 monitor. still playable?
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It will probably run it on Medium/High, you can always CF it in the future.
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