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post #1 of 50
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I keep hearing responses like "You'll run it completely maxed with everything turned on", but does anyone have a good guess as to how well? I don't want to turn on ultra everything, and have it run at like 40 fps.
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post #2 of 50
Since no one has the game, there is no way we can give you a definitive answer yet.

Furthermore, why does it matter? Even if you'd want to upgrade, you'd still want to wait for either IB or the next gen GPUs.

I say get the game when it comes out, and if it's not enough performance, then put it aside until you can get the upgrade.
post #3 of 50
if you can run BF3 on ultra you will probably run Skyrim on ultra too.
but i don't think a 570 can run BF3 on ultra, i think high is as far as you can go.
    
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post #4 of 50
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I know that BF3 can be run all on Ultra with a 570, and get an average of about 40 fps.
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post #5 of 50
Well, it will either max it out, or if its not maxing out your card, it will make full potential of what your card can do.

I am hoping to run it maxed out at 120fps with my cards

It doesnt matter if you have to turn a setting down, although I doubt you will have to! I mean come on, I can bring myself to run battlefield 3 on low settings, I have played 20 hours on low settings and it does not detract from the experience.
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post #6 of 50
From what ive seen, Skyrim is only a slightly modified engine that was used with Oblivion and Fallout. So use those as your starting point. But regardless, it doesnt really matter since I guarentee the community will release a "HQ Texture pack" which will cripple alot of graphics cards down, like Oblivions HQ packs did.\\

IMO: Get the game. dont like performance, then upgrade.
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I'm playing BF3 on ultra with GTX 460 and i get more than 60 FPS.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by yuksel911 View Post
I'm playing BF3 on ultra with GTX 460 and i get more than 60 FPS.
Even with your 130,000 pixels, I find that hard to believe... hmm, I get around 40 fps with a single 570 at 1080p
Edited by jacobrjett - 11/3/11 at 5:44pm
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post #9 of 50
You can run it on max at minimum of 60. It might drop to 40's if you're in busy towns, though. I remember in Oblivion I'd have constant 70+ fps with my single HD 6870 out on the field, then dropping to 40's even 30's in busy cities.
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I'm waiting to get the game and If I can not run it on ultra settings I will be buying another gtx 570 to run SLI.
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