Diablo 3, Battlefield 3 max settings on $1K build possible?

Hello,

I want to build a new system for around 1K that can run Diablo 3 and Battlefield 3 at maximum settings on my 50 inch TV. Can you experts tell me if this is possible at this price point? What specs do you all recommend
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  1. Do you want to OC? What else do you need? Do you need windows?
    Please fill this up and paste here: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advice
  2. Yeah fill out that, you will want to put most your money on a gpu but, what res is your tv?
  3. PS read this article to get a general idea of how much GPU power you need.

    http://www.geforce.com/Optimize/Guides/battlefield-3-beta-performance-guide
  4. A 50 inch tv isnt nearly as demanding as a 30 inch monitor. Google it.
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  6. If you consider Max settings as Ultra for BF3 then we wouldn't be able to tell you. It is not widely known but the current beta test does not have the Ultra settings textures in it, so while you may have it set to ultra it is actually the High settings. If your TV is 1080p then I also don't think the 560ti will be able to pull Ultra at 30+(but again I can't confirm as Ultra is not in game yet).
  7. hwnoob said:
    Hello,

    I want to build a new system for around 1K that can run Diablo 3 and Battlefield 3 at maximum settings on my 50 inch TV. Can you experts tell me if this is possible at this price point? What specs do you all recommend


    Here is the additional info I was asked for:

    Approximate Purchase Date: ] In next 2 weeks

    Budget Range: (e.g.: 600-800) 900 after rebates

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming and nothing else

    Parts Not Required: Keyboard, mouse, speakers

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: tigerdirect.ca

    Country of Origin: Canada

    Parts Preferences: by brand or type I do like ASUS mobos but if something else is recommended... If possible I would like an upgrade path for the future

    Overclocking: No

    SLI or Crossfire:Not sure, what is better?

    Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

    Additional Comments: I would like a quiet PC
  8. The system specs that Why_Me has listed up there is pretty solid, albeit I would change the ram to 8gb instead of 4gb.
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  10. you'll need at least 2 GTX 580s SLI to be able to run BF3 on max settings, so I've heard.
  11. RichterFry said:
    you'll need at least 2 GTX 580s SLI to be able to run BF3 on max settings, so I've heard.


    Huh? Think you heard wrong..
  12. RichterFry said:


    I played Battlefield 3 beta with everything on high settings, 1680 resolution, and I was getting around 70-90 fps on average in Caspian. On rare occasions I would get to around 40-50 fps but that is only when I'm in the forest getting ripped by heavy enemy fire.

    This is my system,

    Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
    Corsair HX650 professional edition 80+ modular
    Intel i5 2500k Sandy Bridge
    MSI GTX 560ti Twin Frozr II 1GB GDDR5
    CM 212 EVO Heatsink
    Samsung spinpoint 1tb HD

    So, I'm getting 70-90 fps with only a single gtx 560ti and Dice has stated that performance will increase in the retail version (optimized), and so I would say that I will get around 90-100 fps at release. So just imagine if you get two 580's for SLI, that will be overkill in my opinion but if you have the money.... go for it.
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    I highly doubt you will see 100fps with ultra settings lol :/


    I never said that I would get 100fps with ultra settings, read it again.
  14. I'm thinking 570 should be enough for Ultra 1080p. Certainly a 580.
  15. 450 at ultra? Surely you jest :lol:
  16. Quote:
    My 480 is enough for 1080p ultra as tested with the beta.
    So a 570 will be.


    Definitely, and the retail version will give off better performance with most of the issues (glitches, bugs, etc) fixed and optimized. A Dice developer also mentioned that the Beta client is a few months old (or was it a month old?) and that the main concern of the beta is not about how well it runs on your PC but more or so about server stability.
  17. Quote:
    My 9600GT ran beta @ mid settings 1080p therefore a 260 should run it @ high and a 450 should run it at ultra :3

    what is with the forums? everyone adds 18 at the end without typing it, and I can't click my messages :(



    Now it is at 14 ... wierd
  18. Quote:
    My 9600GT ran beta @ mid settings 1080p therefore a 260 should run it @ high and a 450 should run it at ultra :3

    what is with the forums? everyone adds 18 at the end without typing it, and I can't click my messages :(


    A 450 in the absolute minimum you should think about playing BF3 on. You can only get low/medium with that card. A GTX 570 is required to run BF3 on ultra at 1080p. SLI 560ti or GTX 580 would be closer to optimum for ultra.
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  20. I can tell that this is defiantly possible.
    I built an amazing computer this Christmas for about 1k.


    OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64bit
    MOBO: ASUS p8p67 PRO Rev 3.1 (USB3.0/Sata 3/BlueTooth/eSata/TPU+EPU/etc)
    CPU: Intel i7 2600k Quad Core @4.43Ghz Overclocked with HT
    RAM: G.skill DDR3 16GB (4x4GB) @1600Mhz 9 9 9 24 timings
    GPU: Gigabyte Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 1GB DDR5 @ 1020/1020 MHZ (Clock/memory) over clocked
    DRIVE: corsair SSD force series 3 GT 90GB (sata III) @ 555/505 MB/s (Read/Write)
    DISC DRIVE: Pioneer blue ray player (free)
    PSU: Cooler Master GX-650W
    Chassis: bitfenix Outlaw
    Fans: 120mm LED (blue & Red)x4 (intake/exaust)

    I can play Diablo III as I have beta, and I play on my 42" Samsung HD TV with max settings.
    I am not sure of the FPS at the moment but i haven't noticed any issues.
    If I could change one thing, I would probably get a better video card but this one is not bad. I will SLI it with another one when they drop in price and more graphics processing power is required.

    If this thread is still alive, I can check out my fps and pull out my receipt if that is what you would like.
  21. RichterFry said:



    The stuff written in that link is the biggest bullsh*t I've ever heard since Justin Bieber's attempt to compare himself with the Beatles.
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