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December 7, 2011 6:15:32 PM

CPU: AMD Phenom II 555 BE @ 3.2 ( I think OC is about 3.7)
GPU: XFX Radeon HD 6670 1GB DDR3
PSU: 450 Watts

Pretty sure I can run Skyrim just fine, but mostly I'm wondering how Battlefield 3 will run? Projected FPS and at what level of detail? If the card is kind of weak, what would be a better choice, budget being $150 at most?

Thanks in advance.

Also would be awesome if someone had a performance chart comparison of graphics cards for Battlefield 3.

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December 7, 2011 6:48:14 PM

Doing a quick scower of the EA forums (search "HD 6670 BF3") you can probably expect Medium settings and 30+ FPS. Not much chance of running High settings and having much fun... If you were to upgrade the GPU to a HD 6870 or similar, your would have a huge increase in performance right up until the CPU is bottlenecked. It would need an upgrade to a quad core (overclocked of course) to get into some higher settings.