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Lol don't pay attention to those craptastic system requirements.
512mb video card? brb i'll grab my 8500gt and enjoy it the way it's meant to played!
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I think my sig rig will have no problem running it.
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ok
To be completely honest mate.

It doesn't look good, It seems like you might be able to get by @ lowest possible details/settings.

Now, since the Frostbite engine allocates one thread/core to sound processing (software-accelerated), you'll want at least a Quad Core.

I used to have a Dual Core when BFBC2 first came out, and it really didn't play all that well, it micro stuttered/skipped all over the place, framerate rarely went past 30 FPS and such, it wasn't until I got a Quad Core that I started to really enjoy the game.

And if BF3 is anything like BFBC2 in that regard, you'll need a Quad Core for sure (and from the looks of it, it just might be, Destruction is gonna be taken to a whole new level, 64 player servers, etc).
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To be completely honest mate.

It doesn't look good, It seems like you might be able to get by @ lowest possible details/settings.

Now, since the Frostbite engine allocates one thread/core to sound processing (software-accelerated), you'll want at least a Quad Core.

I used to have a Dual Core when BFBC2 first came out, and it really didn't play all that well, it micro stuttered/skipped all over the place, framerate rarely went past 30 FPS and such, it wasn't until I got a Quad Core that I started to really enjoy the game.
I agree with this poster, as I had trouble running it on a PC that was not a quad core. Now that I have this PC, it looks and plays great.
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eat top ramen for 10 months, use the money saved to get a kick ass GPU or 2
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eat top ramen for 10 months, use the money saved to get a kick ass GPU or 2
Yup, lemme get 2 GTX 580's and put 'em in SLI, i bet ill still get 30FPS thanks to my ______ (<insert bad word here) dual core.
    
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To be completely honest mate.

It doesn't look good, It seems like you might be able to get by @ lowest possible details/settings.

Now, since the Frostbite engine allocates one thread/core to sound processing (software-accelerated), you'll want at least a Quad Core.

I used to have a Dual Core when BFBC2 first came out, and it really didn't play all that well, it micro stuttered/skipped all over the place, framerate rarely went past 30 FPS and such, it wasn't until I got a Quad Core that I started to really enjoy the game.

And if BF3 is anything like BFBC2 in that regard, you'll need a Quad Core for sure (and from the looks of it, it just might be, Destruction is gonna be taken to a whole new level, 64 player servers, etc).
okay mate Thanks for the help, +rep.
    
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