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I think I am going to have to switch from my 470gtx to 2 5970s to play this game.... maybe even build a new rig.

Has anyone found out anything about the beta? I dont wanna buy medal of honor just to get beta codes :<
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Why is everyone worrying so much about whether or not their current video cards can run BF3? lol... DICE isn't gonna make a game that nobody will be able to run.
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Why is everyone worrying so much about whether or not their current video cards can run BF3? lol... DICE isn't gonna make a game that nobody will be able to run.
This! but.... 50000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 000000000xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

People, GET REAL! They won't release a game with 64 players MP, tons of destruction if the game wasnt optimized... it will FOR SURE run better than BC2... even I will be using a single 5970 (clocked). Will upgrade in 2012... it's not worth it yet. (might try 6990's)
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post #1004 of 52874
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I wouldn't mind playing on medium until i can buy a new graphics card. Rather have that then max it on my 5870.

Why is everyone so concerned about it though? It doesn't come out until next fall, and we don't even have a spec sheet. Stop asking about it.
    
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Well, just in case, I've just ordered a 2nd HD6970 which I should be getting before Thursday
    
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Still don't see the point myself in ordering new cards up until the point when the came is about to come out. Buying a card to use for a game that hasn't come out will end up costing a lot more then simply buying it when needed.
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It's not about upgrading to play a game.

It's about an excuse to upgrade. Honestly, how do you justify spending thousands on computer hardware of prolly 1 out of 10 people here don't need it except to do personal things (gaming, folding, w/e).

Plus, I am going to wait till it comes out to upgrade. Unless I get into the beta, then that is just another story.

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Yeah, I lived in Izmir for 3 years, and I hated their prices on hardware...

I remember that the 9800GTX+ I bought would have costed me half price if I bought it anywhere outside Turkey...

Also, the Internet connection was pretty sad, max I could get service for was 4Mbps from TTnet or something like that, but I would only get like 1Mbps at max lol, and internet kept disconnecting every few hours...
Yeah... we've got very tech-savvy people and Donanimhaber.com has been known to get a few firsts in finding info about releases, but the tech in the country is heavily behind.

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I think I am going to have to switch from my 470gtx to 2 5970s to play this game.... maybe even build a new rig.

Has anyone found out anything about the beta? I dont wanna buy medal of honor just to get beta codes :<
As others have said, don't worry about it. Not only is that completely absurd , you would need at most another GTX 470 to max it, maybe a higher clock on your CPU depending on how intensive it is. No word on beta, you'll be sure this thread will be updated the moment information becomes available; the beta deal was only available for Medal of Honor pre-orders anyway.

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Well, just in case, I've just ordered a 2nd HD6970 which I should be getting before Thursday
So you finally caved.

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It's not about upgrading to play a game.

It's about an excuse to upgrade. Honestly, how do you justify spending thousands on computer hardware of prolly 1 out of 10 people here don't need it except to do personal things (gaming, folding, w/e).

Plus, I am going to wait till it comes out to upgrade. Unless I get into the beta, then that is just another story.

Agreed. I was thinking about grabbing another 560 for Crysis 2, but considering how that turned out, I'm going to see how it lasts me until BF3. I may just sell it and go for a Kepler card, fingers crossed that they're released before BF3.
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I would at least wait till mid summer to order a new card if it was me... we still have NV other GPU line to get released, im sure NV has something with DICE like always. ATi still has their 28nm GPU's coming out in 2011.

I mean yea CF 6970's rock and im sure you'll be golden. But you probably could of saved a few bucks, had some more options.

But yes the urge to get a UBER PC ready for BF3 is overwhelming I do feel the pain. But im waiting till Summer
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I would at least wait till mid summer to order a new card if it was me... we still have NV other GPU line to get released, im sure NV has something with DICE like always.
What?
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