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Can't wait for this game. How do you think my rig will hold up, would love to run it at Pretty high settings:

Q9650 @ 4.3Ghz
8GB DDR2 ram @ 1000Mhz
GTX 570 @ 850/2100

Might Also add another GTX 570 and SLI Hack the MB / Swap to a SLI MB.
What do you think would work better, SLI hack or get a new mobo?



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Edited by ramenbuoy - 3/11/11 at 6:43am
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If you do a search performance is pretty much equal. Just more money in you pocket if you are able to do the hack.
    
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Yes SLI hack should give close to identical performance as a SLI certified MB.

But that was not my question. How will this setup do in BF3, i know the game is not released yet, and we wont know for sure until it is released, but we can start to speculate.

Q9650 @ 4.3Ghz
8Gb DDR2 @ 1000Mhz
GTX 570 @ 850/2100

Maybe SLI with 570.
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I was replying to ramen...

But yes, we can speculate as the demos are done on currently available hardware.
We know the card was a single 580 with most likely a i5-i7

My guess is you wont be able to Max it with that setup but atleast get good Fps with Med-High settings.

SLI would give you High, maybe max with decent Frames.

Remember, just like everyone has been saying. This is a PC optimized game, NO PORT. So its been built to run well on PC from the ground up and utilize both GPU and CPU(Duals and Quads), not weak CPUs in consoles.
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Also remember that the high level of sound quality will be draining on your proc. I suspect a $30 sound card would have a noticeable improvement if a processor can't handle the game.
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I was replying to ramen...

But yes, we can speculate as the demos are done on currently available hardware.
We know the card was a single 580 with most likely a i5-i7

My guess is you wont be able to Max it with that setup but atleast get good Fps with Med-High settings.

SLI would give you High, maybe max with decent Frames.

Remember, just like everyone has been saying. This is a PC optimized game, NO PORT. So its been built to run well on PC from the ground up and utilize both GPU and CPU(Duals and Quads), not weak CPUs in consoles.
I'm actually sure a SLI 570 will max it out without any trouble...

If not, it would just be a poorly optimized game, and that won't be the case.
    
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Add me on Steam: kcuestag

Also Higgins, I was just messing with you Add me as well!
Nothing came up for "kcuestag" so heres a link to my steam page.
    
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Nothing came up for "kcuestag" so heres a link to my steam page.
Added.

Next time, don't search for kcuestag in the Steam Community, just ADD ME as kcuestag on friend list... Since that's my username
    
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If you do a search performance is pretty much equal. Just more money in you pocket if you are able to do the hack.
I am going to try and figure this one out before I order another GTX470 + WB (as I figure I can get better performance for my money with this as supposed to purchasing 2x570s with WBs)

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Also remember that the high level of sound quality will be draining on your proc. I suspect a $30 sound card would have a noticeable improvement if a processor can't handle the game.
I have an audigy 2zs and an x-fi xtreme gamer. Which one should I use?
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I have an audigy 2zs and an x-fi xtreme gamer. Which one should I use?
I dunno, I spent my 2 cents on the last post lol.
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