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Getting my copy at the door tomorrow! Can't wait.
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thats at 1680x1050 where the cpu is still more into play, once u get above 1080p your gpu really matters, and i bet the GTX580 would destoy a 6950 at those res's
Small point of clarification ... resolution does not inherently determine how much the CPU is 'in play'. What matters is the FPS you're running at, and the cpu demands of the game (per frame rendered).

Whether you run at 100fps at 800x600 or 100fps at 2560x1600 (assuming it's the same game), the CPU 'load' will be the same.

The reason that raising the resolution is generally seen as having the effect of reducing the degree of CPU bottleneck is because raising resolution lowers the FPS. And it's the lowering of the FPS that causes the CPU to be less 'in play'.

So your gpu always 'really matters' when it comes to playing 3d games, because it's performance is what determines your FPS ... however, it's possible to create a scenario (such as running w/the settings really low) where the fps is so high that the CPU begins to limit your performance

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Thanks.

So I might can expect 38-45 maxed? maybe? That would be great.
Even at bone-stock (and who does that?), a pair of 470's should be a good 50% faster than a 580. So ... I'd say you can expect quite a bit more than that
Edited by brettjv - 10/24/11 at 3:33pm
    
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I am officially in. The VPN did the trick muwahaha! Thanks!! Now i can enjoy BF3. Guess i have a good reason to pop open a can of Monster Drink right now! I disconnected the VPN and now i'm on my regular connection and playing in Battelog! Off to the battlefield! I think i wanna try SP first.
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I am officially in. The VPN did the trick muwahaha! Thanks!! Now i can enjoy BF3. Guess i have a good reason to pop open a can of Monster Drink right now! I disconnected the VPN and now i'm on my regular connection and playing in Battelog! Off to the battlefield! I think i wanna try SP first.
dude please help me im soo stuck on this!
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Still waiting on amazon for that release-day delivery. But I have a strong feeling that it wont come until the 25/27th.
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I had no luck with Battlelog
But I managed to unlock the files though a Proxy (Set up in windows without any extra program) and play the campaign in offline mode
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I am officially in. The VPN did the trick muwahaha! Thanks!! Now i can enjoy BF3. Guess i have a good reason to pop open a can of Monster Drink right now! I disconnected the VPN and now i'm on my regular connection and playing in Battelog! Off to the battlefield! I think i wanna try SP first.
Nice, let us know how it goes .
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For everyone using the VPN bypass. I wouldn't use it.

Source: http://mp1st.com/2011/10/24/dice-to-...access-to-bf3/

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For those using VPN techniques to gain early access to Battlefield 3. DICE has this to say. “We strongly advise you do not use VPN. You can compromise the security of your account.” When asked by some fans if it is indeed possible to have their accounts banned, DICE responded. “If your account is related in suspicious activity, quite possibly.” Daniel Matros weighs in as well saying that though “it isn’t illegal,” DICE highly advises “against doing it and [to] instead wait for the launch day of your territory.”
I doubt they would permanently ban you, but they have the option to temp-ban your account for "suspicious activity"
Edited by Grief - 10/24/11 at 3:31pm
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I am officially in. The VPN did the trick muwahaha! Thanks!! Now i can enjoy BF3. Guess i have a good reason to pop open a can of Monster Drink right now! I disconnected the VPN and now i'm on my regular connection and playing in Battelog! Off to the battlefield! I think i wanna try SP first.
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EA already came out and said they won't ban you for it directy.
You should however, change your password right after using the VPN or IP for your own safety.
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