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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.
No, not maxed. They said that those that can run BC2 well will be able to run BF3, but they did not specify at what level. For all we know they could have been saying that people that can max BC2 will be able to run BF3 on medium.

Regardless, the demo rigs were running quad cores with one GTX580. If people want to use that as a reference that's fine, but anything besides that is nothing but speculation.
    
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I thought the demo rigs were 570s?
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Any news on chopper combat? Which choppers will be ingame and will they be lame and slow like in Bad Company or go back to their Battlefield 2 badassness?
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I hope they go back to their roots! I got 80% of my kills in BF2 in a cobra I flew for hours!
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I either love being the pilot or gunner~ but I was born for chopper combat in Battlefield. I was a pro at either my aim at the gun or my piloting skills. Bad Company 2~ I do my best, but choppers were made to be downed/blown up in BC2. They were not meant to be a real threat.
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aircraft in battlefield were powerful only because the AA available was terrible for the longest time.

Jets and choppers will not be as powerful as people are used to in battlefield 2. Thankfully. The available AA in BC2 was extremely good, forcing choppers to target them first, im sure it will be similar in battlefield 3. No tracer dart will also make it easier on choppers, but im sure engineers will have some sort of AA rocket, that will lock on and lightly damage aircraft.
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aircraft in battlefield were powerful only because the AA available was terrible for the longest time.

Jets and choppers will not be as powerful as people are used to in battlefield 2. Thankfully. The available AA in BC2 was extremely good, forcing choppers to target them first, im sure it will be similar in battlefield 3. No tracer dart will also make it easier on choppers, but im sure engineers will have some sort of AA rocket, that will lock on and lightly damage aircraft.
what? any proof? not that i doubt you id just like to maybe see a list of what else is going to be missing...
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aircraft in battlefield were powerful only because the AA available was terrible for the longest time.

Jets and choppers will not be as powerful as people are used to in battlefield 2. Thankfully. The available AA in BC2 was extremely good, forcing choppers to target them first, im sure it will be similar in battlefield 3. No tracer dart will also make it easier on choppers, but im sure engineers will have some sort of AA rocket, that will lock on and lightly damage aircraft.
AA in BC2 is retarded. AA from Bravo in Atacama Desert can take out a chopper launching from his base in seconds.
You can still shoot across the entire map from your base and take down a chopper as well.

There's no need for AA to be that powerful especially with lame server settings that have spawn protection on preventing you from taking out the AA at their base yet they can shoot out at you just fine. Apache's are meant to be killing machines. They're not supposed to be easily shot down.

It wouldn't be half as bad if the PC version of BC2 wasn't so gimped though. Console chopper is easy mode. (AKA Vietnam chopper which is a complete port)
I'm very good at controlling BC2 chopper on PC(with a mouse no less) but it could be 100x better if it didn't act like a boat. Watch how ridiculously easy the console version is to fly:

Easy mode huh? Look how far he can angle down without losing any altitude or turn sharply without dropping like a rock. He's circling the target while angled down without losing any air... He's actually gaining altitude while angled down and turning!

DICE's excuse is that it's optimized on PC. Well take a look at what a real life Apache can do and see if you still believe that:


If you want some tips on flying the chopper in BC2 here's some advice:

I use this tool I found on the DICE UK BC2 forums.
You can google for it yourself:
Or download it from dl.dropbox.com/u/14472607/TG/Mouse config ver2+russian sounds fixed.7z
My settings with a DPI switching mouse are:

The important parts are the air and turret speeds. This lets you move the chopper without having to slide your mouse around your whole desk. I switch to high sensitivity on my mouse when piloting to make it even more responsive. You can swing around the AA turret very easily with this setting as well.
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Woah... ****s changed around here since I left.


Everything is all.... PG. I had to clean up my sig and change my avatar :/

So what's the news on BF3? Anyone got beta invites yet for purchasing MoH?
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I hope that have 2 options for helos/jets.
Novice - BFBC2 style
Advanced - BF2 style
Everyone would be happy.
    
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