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The long-awaited (and long-delayed) Watch Dogs is set to release on May 27, which means PC players have until then to make sure their systems can handle the CTOS' technological onslaught.
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 Minimum requirements:

 

  •     Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1) or Windows 8 (Only 64 bit OSs supported.)

 

  •     Nvidia Geforce GTX 460 or AMD Radeon HD 5770 with DirectX 11 graphics and 1GB of video RAM

 

  •     Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 2.66Ghz or AMD Phenom II X4 940 3.0Ghz CPU

 

  •     6GB Memory

 

  •     25GB of HDD/SSD space

 

Recommended requirements:

 

  •     Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1) or Windows 8

 

  •     Nvidia Geforce GTX 560 ti or AMD Radeon HD 7850 with DirectX 11 graphics and 2GB of video RAM

 

  •     Eight core - Intel Core i7-3770 3.5 GHz or AMD FX-8350 X8 4 GHz CPU

 

  •     8GB Memory or more

 

  •     25GB of HDD/SSD space

 

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4GBs of RAM is not going to cut it anymore.

post #2 of 45
Great, more artificial memory and hardware requirements like CoD: Ghosts did.
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Yay I got a 7850 smile.gif
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I didn't see graphics that warrant these specs... thinking.gif
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I highly doubt that the game can utilize all 8 threads in an i7
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560Ti or 7850

Are they aware that there's quite a big difference between those two?
 
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Originally Posted by Alatar View Post

560Ti or 7850

Are they aware that there's quite a big difference between those two?

The difference is not that big in most games.

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http://images.anandtech.com/graphs/graph5625/44622.png

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Edited by ThePath - 4/6/14 at 4:35am
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i wonder if this means the engine is capable of using multiple threads, or if its broken and you need something like an i7 to run it.
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Eight core - Intel Core i7-3770 3.5 GHz
How is this an eight core only 4 real cores with HT. freaking procs as far back as 2008 would fit this logical processors is core analogy.
(not talking the real core procs like the 75XX series)
post #10 of 45
560ti vs 7850, in general 7850 is faster indeed in term of basic raw performance, 650ti boost is the right opponent

but if watch dogs favor nvidia like assassin's creed did, then 560ti probably can match 78xx series
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