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Seeing as it now is on sale, I'm considering buying Bad company 2. But my fear is that my CPU will bottleneck my system to much.

Will I be able to get performance similar to

?
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You won't see the game in its full potential

Other than that It should run on low
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I played the game just fine on my E7300 with my 5770.
I'd say low medium settings and it'd run fine.
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post #4 of 47
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Originally Posted by Lune View Post
You won't see the game in its full potential

Other than that It should run on low
Why low? The only advantage I can see is the E7300 has 1MB more L2 cache, will that make a huge difference?

Edit: Will it look around the same as the 360 graphics, or worse?
Edited by Final Version - 12/20/10 at 7:00pm
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post #5 of 47
I have played BC2 with a Phenom 555 X2 and with my phenom 955. The quad will definitely give you a much smoother gameplay compared to the dual core, but the game is still playable with a dual.

Either way, I would still get BC2 since it's so cheap right now.
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The 9800GT is similar to my 4850 in benchies. I'm running a triple core.

I bump up the textures and details on max, and everything else on low/med. It runs purty smooth. I haven't tested the framerates though. I'll do that and come back

Btw my 4850 is OC'd
 
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Appreciate the replies, I'm almost definitely going to buy BC2 as I'll be building a gaming build when 1155 comes out.
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post #8 of 47
it should run fine on low but don't expect 60 fps with full servers
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I had an e6300 with a 4650 and on low it was playable if I stayed away from groups and explosions. It hit single digits on a few occasions.
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I had an e6300 with a 4650 and on low it was playable if I stayed away from groups and explosions.
Which kind of ruins the point of playing the game...
    
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