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I dont go over 1gb with 1080p, everything maxed out in bfbc2. I think you're safe with 1.3gb for 1080p, higher than that and you'd need more.
What about 1200p? Both my monitors are 1080p, but I'm just curious.
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speaking of graphics cards. Any word on BF3 being a nvidia or AMD game?? Like which GPU would they favor? I would think nvidia since they used 580s at DICE?
More than likely Nvidia since all the PC's used to play Battlefield 3 at Dreamhack were HAF X Nvidia Editions. Combined with the fact that they used the GTX 580 to power the first (and maybe current?) gameplay demos; I'd say that it will be more than likely an Nvidia sponsored/favored game.
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I'm debating what kind of GPU setup I'm gonna roll with for BF3. BC2 at 1080p uses over 1GB of VRAM at times, so here's my options:

- 2GB 560ti in SLI
- 1.3GB 570 in SLI
- a single 1.5GB GTX580
best price/perf would be the GTX 560 Ti 1GB SLI
best single card perf/price would be the 570.
and again, best single GPU performance would be the 580, but it's costly
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What about 1200p? Both my monitors are 1080p, but I'm just curious.
I couldn't tell you, as I don't have a monitor with that resolution. I think I sat just around 800mb with the 1080p, if I remember correctly.
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No one knows how well the final version will run, let alone max out. DICE said that there is no computer built yet that can max it so i'm not inclined to speculate nor invest in "BF3 proof" parts.
    
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No one knows how well the final version will run, let alone max out. DICE said that there is no computer built yet that can max it so i'm not inclined to speculate nor invest in "BF3 proof" parts.
I remember them saying that if you can run BC2 maxed, you can rest assured that you can run BF3 maxed without a problem.

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"Without going into detail, if you have a PC with equivalent hardware matching the consoles - not CPU per CPU, but matching output, thats your low spec."
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Trying to beat console hardware isn't hard. But then again we are talking about a PC optimized game here.
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BF3 will no doubt be more intense than BC2, but it is also built from scratch for PCs, so it will possibly have equal or even better performance than BC2.
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I remember them saying that if you can run BC2 maxed, you can rest assured that you can run BF3 maxed without a problem.
not quite, they said you can run bf3 comfortablely.

expect a beast to be required at max, but im sure that even just high settings will be possible for alot of people just fine, and look fantastic. The screenshots they have release have supposedly not been maxed or have tessellation turned on.
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