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Anybody run BC2 with an i3 540?

post #1 of 17
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Just curious considering this for a budget build trying to figure out if it were to be able to handle BC2 and what fps? Thanks just wondering because this is a dualcore and i know this game is a bane for those things.
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Atl east i5 I think
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post #3 of 17
should
i play on medium at 1080p with e6300 and 8800gt
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Thats what I figured so amd then.
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post #5 of 17
You don't need at least an i5. It depends on your resolution, though. An M11x with a core 2 duo can play BC2 in medium settings at 1366x768.
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post #6 of 17
I play it well on my E8400 if that helps? I get 40-60FPS with 8XAA at 1920X1080..
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post #7 of 17
I played it on high/medium with a amd 6000+ X2, 2gb ram and a 5770 ran fine
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i3 is plenty with a 4Ghz+ OC
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post #9 of 17
I don't know if you are planning on playing multi-player, but dual core will not cut it. Especially in 32 man servers. All the dual core players above saying you get 40-60 should be taken with a grain of salt. If you want to do anything competitive in the game including other live players, stay away from duals is my advice.

I would not touch bfbc2 with anything less than a q6600 or a quad core phenom in the cpu socket. And I would take the q6600 over the i3 and clock it up if it was just for this game alone. Dual core is not on solid ground for future gaming needs in any form imo. Many new titles will be pushing for multi threded design as well.
Edited by PotatoChip - 2/9/11 at 4:15pm
    
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post #10 of 17
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That's what i figured with 4.0 plus! its for a friend of mine that wants to get his feet wet and jump into pc gaming hes selling his ****ty ps3 and well equipped laptop to afford the build.
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