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Pretty steep i think. Got this from when i logged into steam looked at game page and there they were. But for real i5 recommended ??

Minimum:
OS: Windows® XP
Processor: 2GHz Dual Core Processor (Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlonâ„¢ X2) or higher
Memory: 2GB System RAM or more
Graphics: 320MB Video RAM, GPU w/ Shader Model 3.0 support, NVIDIA® GeForce® 88xx series or better, ATI Radeon™ HD30xx series or better
DirectX®: 9.0c
Hard Drive: 7.5 GB
Sound: 100% DirectX® 9.0C compliant sound card or equivalent onboard sound

Recommended:
OS: Microsoft® Windows® 7
Processor: Any Quad Core Processor(Intel® Core i5 or AMD Phenom™ II X4) or 3.0+ Dual Core CPU
Memory: 4GB System RAM or more
Graphics: 1GB Video RAM, GPU w/ Shader Model 4.0 support, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 400 series or better, ATI Radeon™ HD5000 series or better
DirectX®: 11
Hard Drive: 7.5 GB
Sound: 100% DirectX® 9.0C compliant sound card or equivalent onboard sound
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i5 is just an example. They recommend "any" quad core. They just used 2 common quads for and example.
 
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post #3 of 21
I wouldn't call this news...

Anyways, recommended system requirements are more of a marketing tool... You can't bet that there should be a "runs great on core i5" when launching the game.
I read a while ago when an article came out, I think that something like 60 to 80% of the computers are still powered by core 2 duo cpus
post #4 of 21
That is steep...

My GPU is seriously old and fail if recommended settings are coming out for games like these. It can't mean SB i5 though surely?
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Source?
    
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Source?
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post #7 of 21
I can believe it. Guerrilla was very resource hungry, stands to reason its successor will be even more so.
post #8 of 21
Notice that it says "Any Quad core, or 3+ ghz Dual core".

The use of specific names (i5, Phenom II, etc) is purely marketing.

Don't forget that for all intents and purposes, an i5 could very well be a dual core too (i5 6x0 series).

Don't read too much into this.

I'm betting a strong dual core like an E8400 or Phenom II X2 will run this no problem.
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post #9 of 21
Don't these seem a little steep? Recommended is a 5000 or 400 series?
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Don't these seem a little steep? Recommended is a 5000 or 400 series?
Not necessarily steep. It is probably just saying you need at least those series to use dx11.
    
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