hi all, i will be getting bf3 when its released and my pc will prolly struggle to play it. i need to know if i can get away with just upgrading the GPU, or will i need to do the lot. current set up is;
processor : intel Q6600 mainboard : asus P5Q se2 memory : geil black dragon 2GB 800MHz CAS5 X 2 GPU : xfx HD4870 1gb sound : xfi fatality case : cms stacker power : corsair HX520W OS : WIN7 monitor : samsung syncmaster940bw 19''
i'm hoping to just to get a Radeon HD 6950 2 GB or GeForce GTX 560
any advise or suggestions greatly appreciated. tia.
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oops missed the hdds samsung 500gb sata 300 16mb x2 (main OS on a spinpoint) maxtor 300gb sata 150 16mb wd raptor 80gb sata 150 8mb (2nd OS on here) seagate 300gb ata 100 8mb 2x sata dvd rewriters + two 40 gb raptors not installed its a dual boot setup
Dou you want to max out BF3 or just want to play it? If you want it to max out you will have to change your cpu, vga (al least a 580 gtx) and psu. If not, just change the vga for a 560 ti. You´re going to have a small bottleneck with your current cpu (at stock speed?) but you´ll be fine to play it.