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I honestly hope this game ends up looking like the E3 2013 reveal, especially with those minimum system requirements.
Edited by liquiddawn - 3/12/14 at 10:38am
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Here are the recommended specs directly from Ubisoft. I really wonder why they've picked an i7 3770 and an additional 2 GB of ram. I'm really hoping it's because on the highest settings this game will look equivalent to the E3 2012 demo.

Processor: Core i7 3770 @ 3.5Ghz or AMD FX-8350 @ 4.0Ghz
RAM: 8 GB
Video Card: 2048 VRAM DirectX 11 with Shader Model 5.0 or higher
Sound Card: Surround Sound 5.1 capable sound card
Supported Video Cards at Time of Release:
nVidia GeForce GTX460 or better, GT500, GT600, GT700 series;
AMD Radeon HD5850 or better, HD6000, HD7000, R7 and R9 series
Intel® Iris™ Pro HD 5200
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post #33 of 114
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Originally Posted by nvidiagamer View Post

Here are the recommended specs directly from Ubisoft. I really wonder why they've picked an i7 3770 and an additional 2 GB of ram. I'm really hoping it's because on the highest settings this game will look equivalent to the E3 2012 demo.

Processor: Core i7 3770 @ 3.5Ghz or AMD FX-8350 @ 4.0Ghz
RAM: 8 GB
Video Card: 2048 VRAM DirectX 11 with Shader Model 5.0 or higher
Sound Card: Surround Sound 5.1 capable sound card
Supported Video Cards at Time of Release:
nVidia GeForce GTX460 or better, GT500, GT600, GT700 series;
AMD Radeon HD5850 or better, HD6000, HD7000, R7 and R9 series
Intel® Iris™ Pro HD 5200

Looks like we re getting some 8-core optimization biggrin.gif hopefully at least
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http://www.vg247.com/2014/03/12/watch-dogs-minimum-pc-specs-released/
At this point, people fall into 2 camps. teaching.gif

1. The group that says this is way too high for minimum specs and game is probably poorly optimized.

2. The group that says this is expected because WD is a next-gen title.

Which camp are you?

That's the minimum specs if you play on low settings, obviously.
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Watch Dogs is a cross-gen title, which means you won’t need a heavyweight PC to run it – at least at minimum settings.

Edited by aweir - 3/12/14 at 10:45am
post #35 of 114
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Originally Posted by nvidiagamer View Post

Here are the recommended specs directly from Ubisoft. I really wonder why they've picked an i7 3770 and an additional 2 GB of ram. I'm really hoping it's because on the highest settings this game will look equivalent to the E3 2012 demo.

Processor: Core i7 3770 @ 3.5Ghz or AMD FX-8350 @ 4.0Ghz
RAM: 8 GB
Video Card: 2048 VRAM DirectX 11 with Shader Model 5.0 or higher
Sound Card: Surround Sound 5.1 capable sound card
Supported Video Cards at Time of Release:
nVidia GeForce GTX460 or better, GT500, GT600, GT700 series;
AMD Radeon HD5850 or better, HD6000, HD7000, R7 and R9 series
Intel® Iris™ Pro HD 5200

hmm... i7? wonder if the game will actually utilize 8 threads? And i find it weird that they specify a particular CPU but don't specify a particular GPU...
post #36 of 114
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Originally Posted by LordOfTots View Post

Looks like we re getting some 8-core optimization biggrin.gif hopefully at least

"Optimization"

If it needs an 8350/3770 to meet optimized specs when it's designed to run at.. 60fps? (or was it 30?) on Jaguar, we're still quite far away tongue.gif

well threaded, maybe
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Alright, ubi. You've made 6gb the absolute "minimum", and DX11 required. I now have two demands.

1. The game MUST ship with a x64 .exe. If it comes with a 32-bit exe, we know its all a lie, and that you can never be trusted.
2. The game MUST actually USE DX11 effects: tessellation, per-object motion blur, etc.

Now, for some reason, seeing that 64-bit was never mentioned as "required", I have a feeling that it'll be a 32-bit exe. I also have yet to see any 'DX11' effects in any of the trailers.

So, while I'd like to believe this is because it's an amazing "next gen" title, I have a feeling it's just the fake "upped requirements" that Activision pulled with CoD.
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hmm... i7? wonder if the game will actually utilize 8 threads? And i find it weird that they specify a particular CPU but don't specify a particular GPU...

Yes, I totally agree. I find it weird that they specify CPU but not GPU as well. From a few articles floating around Ubisoft mentioned that the E3 2012 demo was using a GTX 680 at the time. I would assume this would still be a good minimum to shoot for in order to run this at highest specs.

Looks like I'm going to be getting a GTX 770 and a few additional GB of ram fairly soon. The rest of my rig still holds up surprisingly well!
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The RAM requirement could be similar to what we seen with COD Ghosts, where its greatly over exaggerated. Then again, it is a next gen title so expect bloat.
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lol @ 6gb minimum ram..what a joke
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