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post #31 of 39
2 GTX 460 can be good as 580.
post #32 of 39
really? how much do you need to power em?
post #33 of 39
Not much at all compared to a GTX 580 whoo you need more juice. Besides the GTX 460 is really good, they stay cool. I still think the GTX 560 TI may be as well good too.
post #34 of 39
I don't understand why 1.8Gb vram is necessary, when nearly every card out there is 1.5Gb or less, with the exception of just a few 2Gb GTX460/560 (and 3Gb GTX580) models from either brand. And those few 2Gb cards on the nVidia side aren't even real high end cards. AMD has better choices when it comes to 2Gb cards.

I do, however, understand that this is not official. Also, I've heard rumors of offloading textures from a remote server which should lessen the strain on the vid card anyway...(if that's really what's happening)
Edited by _CH_Skyline_ - 2/26/11 at 2:08am
 
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post #35 of 39
They always lowball these estimates to get people with low-end machines (the vast majority) to buy the games.

I doubt even a single 580 can run it fully maxed out in DX11 at 1920x1200 res at 30fps.
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post #36 of 39
another reason to not believe this is on proccessor it's only I7, normally there would be like for example Proccessor: 2.6ghz or higher (core 2 quad or Athlon X4 Equivilant), as for video memory you'd think SLI or Crossfire mode would give best results are higher resolutions giving that each card renders 1 frame each. the ram it might be right at high resolutions 4 gb's seems about right, 2.5gb's being the minimum on the highly reccomended. i think 2.8ghz may pull it off avg unless in Crossfire or SLI mode then around 3.4-3.6 would be more subtle(bottlenecking reasons).

on the minimum specs it's suppost to be a 8800GTX right not a 8800GT?
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This isn't looking good for my 4850M 512MB @ 2560x1440
Edited by steelbom - 2/26/11 at 4:53pm
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4870 and 280 are not on the same tier. Who made that list?
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Originally Posted by SadSoul View Post
They always lowball these estimates to get people with low-end machines (the vast majority) to buy the games.

I doubt even a single 580 can run it fully maxed out in DX11 at 1920x1200 res at 30fps.
Exactly, was there another thread recently that showed that the game bottlenecked on a 570, with a Intel Quad and PhII x6?
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