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October 3, 2011 10:13:51 PM

Hi everyone im upgrading from an amd radeon to a GTX 560 to run battlefield 3. Is this card able to run it on High Settings on 1920 by 1080. I want the smoothest settings possible. Please let me know what i can run any input is aprecciated. I have a 23" Alienware Monitor so not worried about monitor.

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October 3, 2011 10:17:39 PM

If it was a GTX560TI I would say so if it is matched with a fast quad core CPU.
October 3, 2011 10:21:05 PM

rolli59 said:
If it was a GTX560TI I would say so if it is matched with a fast quad core CPU.

I have an i7 2600 8 gigs of ram to supplement that. And the GTX 560 i will put on 1680 i guess or leave it to the game to come up with the reccomended settings
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October 3, 2011 10:44:27 PM

You will want the i7 2600K and a pair of 580's in SLI as a minimum. It's expensive for some but so worth it. It's just a starting point. I have seen my computer use half of my 16 gig of 2133 ram in addition to a fast SSD cache and raid stack during BF3. (AND about 4 of 6 gig of GPU memory running at god knows how much overclock.)
October 3, 2011 10:50:58 PM

x Heavy said:
You will want the i7 2600K and a pair of 580's in SLI as a minimum. It's expensive for some but so worth it. It's just a starting point. I have seen my computer use half of my 16 gig of 2133 ram in addition to a fast SSD cache and raid stack during BF3. (AND about 4 of 6 gig of GPU memory running at god knows how much overclock.)


but since it's a beta it probably hasn't been optimized. Though 2 580's would work great
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October 3, 2011 11:04:58 PM

how come your hardware config says

i7 2600k
2x gtx 570\\\'s SLI
12 gb ram
1000w PSU



ut ur asking about going from a radeon to a 560???
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October 3, 2011 11:14:50 PM

I just built my battlefield rig two days ago....I7 2600k, asus deluxe z68 mobo, 12 gigs 3x4 vengence 2000 mhz ram,EVGA GTX 580's SLI,ultra x7 cpu cooler,900 watt rocket fish 80 plus silver PSU,Cooler Master HAF 932 Full Tower Black Case,with 2 burners one lg blu ray and a HP burner,playing it on my 52 inch sharp aqious HD/LCDTV with monster HDMI cable. Windows controller headset wireless kb and mouse.Still working on getting my SDD sata 3 drive to go with my 3 TB barricuda 7200 rpm hdd. This better run it or im gonna implode.
October 3, 2011 11:24:41 PM

HugoStiglitz said:
how come your hardware config says

i7 2600k
2x gtx 570\\\'s SLI
12 gb ram
1000w PSU



ut ur asking about going from a radeon to a 560???

Because this my bros system he wants to upgrade. I have my own. And his PSU is only a 460 watt so i am limited to only certain GPU's
October 3, 2011 11:26:16 PM

x Heavy said:
You will want the i7 2600K and a pair of 580's in SLI as a minimum. It's expensive for some but so worth it. It's just a starting point. I have seen my computer use half of my 16 gig of 2133 ram in addition to a fast SSD cache and raid stack during BF3. (AND about 4 of 6 gig of GPU memory running at god knows how much overclock.)

Thats probably overkill for what im doing but thanks
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October 3, 2011 11:35:06 PM

Then get an AMD Radeon 6870 or GTX 560 TI or HD 6950. and you will be done. Of course you must have at least a 600W minimum PSU in order to have the whole computer working properly . with those cards you should be between 30 and 60 FPS at high settings ON BF3.
October 3, 2011 11:42:34 PM

I am currently running 1090T, crosshair iv formula, 8gb kingston hyper x 1600, velociraptor 600gb sata 6.0gb/s, and xfx 5870. Playing BF3 on ultra im getting anywhere from 50-90fps.
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October 4, 2011 12:14:27 AM

I'm much the same as Rholdcroft99

except i got crossfire, but im running eyefinity 5040x1050 at around 30-50 fps outside and a little more inside.
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