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Is this system good enough for BF3 on ultra?

I am about to order this system and I was wondering if this system is good enough for BF3 on ultra @ 1920x1080 with no AA? I plan to unlock and overclock the 960t to x6 3.4Ghz (or possibly more)

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/7PWC
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CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 960T Black 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($124.63 @ NCIX US)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.90 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($89.98 @ NCIX US)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($42.99 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Seagate Momentus XT 750GB 2.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($154.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 6870 1GB Video Card ($159.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($74.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: OCZ 750W ATX12V Power Supply ($84.72 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $880.17
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
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  1. I'd say yes, albeit you'll maybe be hovering around 35fps on avg.

    so to answer your simple question...simple answer, yes.
  2. I would think no. With that video card the best you could play would be high settings, at that resolution. You might be able to do a combination of high and ultra settings. a 6970, or 7850 should do ultra though
  3. BF3 on ultra = $350+ video card.
  4. You will run it on Medium-High at 1080P no problem.I am not sure about Ultra High though i really don't think so but i could be wrong.
  5. GI_JONES said:
    I would think no. With that video card the best you could play would be high settings, at that resolution. You might be able to do a combination of high and ultra settings. a 6970, or 7850 should do ultra though

    I would think this too but after I saw this video I assumed that a 6870 would run it just fine. I have heard that an SSD can increase fps. Would it be a good idea to invest in an SSD exclusively for games and get another traditional 500gb HDD for everything else?
  6. bigcyco1 said:
    You will run it on Medium-High at 1080P no problem.I am not sure about Ultra High though i really don't think so but i could be wrong.

    How about running it on ultra at 1600x900? I really just want games to play at least 30 fps I really can't notice a difference after that so if it runs at around 30 fps I will be happy :D
  7. Best answer
    DjArtifact said:
    How about running it on ultra at 1600x900? I really just want games to play at least 30 fps I really can't notice a difference after that so if it runs at around 30 fps I will be happy :D

    this is a little old by now but may give you an idea:
    Battlefield 3 Performance: 30+ Graphics Cards, Benchmarked
  8. Anonymous said:
    this is a little old by now but may give you an idea:
    Battlefield 3 Performance: 30+ Graphics Cards, Benchmarked

    Thanks a ton man. Looks like I'm ordering a 6950 :)
  9. Best answer selected by DjArtifact.
  10. I run bf3 on ultra with a gtx560Ti,448 core, but that is at 1600X900, and that is single player. I have to lower it to a high / ultra combo for multi player, just to give ya an idea where an Nvidia card stands
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