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Windows Battlefield 3 Alpha Trial

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by SpeedLegion, 22 Jul 2011.

  1. GravitySmacked

    GravitySmacked Mostly Harmless

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    It didn't run too bad on my E8600 @ 4.3Ghz / GTX 560ti combo; I'm going to wait until release to see if it's going to warrant a CPU / platform upgrade though.
     
  2. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    I did pretty well with my Q6600, 5Gb ram and GTX 560ti (bought just for the alpha, getting returned soon)
     
  3. Sloth

    Sloth #yolo #swag

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    No Sandy Bridge tested?

    Sure the test shows it'll certainly do well but still...
     
  4. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    You guys know that just because the Alpha is over that doesn't mean the NDA is too


    When EA says you can talk about it, that's when you can, not because the alpha ended. It's dumb but that's what you scrolled past and never read before you entered the game :lol:
     
  5. [PUNK] crompers

    [PUNK] crompers Dremedial

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    the i5 beating the i7 has to be a hyperthreading issue. hopefully they'll sort it out, otherwise i'll probably just turn it off. promising numbers though, i was hitting between 30-65 at 1920x1200 which was fine, wouldn't mind a few extra frames at the bottom end so will see if OCing is needed when the beta hits.
     
  6. soviet_

    soviet_ Bantros

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    lol
     
  7. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    pretty sure there's something wrong with ethics of that statement in brackets. :nono:

    what i found interesting is that PIIx6 gets far more than PIIx4, which means it will use more than 4 cores. but i7 didn't benefit from having more threads. :( so you are right, must be a hyperthreading issue.
     
  8. vdbswong

    vdbswong It's a Hedgehod

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    Just so you know, talking about how it runs isn't permitted due to the NDA as well :rolleyes:

     
  9. lm_wfc

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    :/, might have to upgrade my nice little i3 already. This is only at that tiny resolution too.
     
  10. Fingers66

    Fingers66 Kiwi in London

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    I probably shouldn't have posted that image link, it could be all a load of bollocks!

    If you are going to buy BF3, don't make any hardware changes until the game is released or you could be wasting your money.
     
  11. GravitySmacked

    GravitySmacked Mostly Harmless

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    Yeah I can confirm that my setup performs far better then that link suggests.
     
  12. paisa666

    paisa666 I WILL END YOU!!!

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    medal of honor gold edition came with an invitation, but i havent recieve any... :waah:
     
  13. [ZiiP] NaloaC

    [ZiiP] NaloaC Well-Known Member

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    Again, there is the MoH access BETA coming in a few weeks.

    There is also the PUBLIC BETA in September. Nobody should jump the gun and spend money before they actually try some kind of release candidate.
     
  14. lm_wfc

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    I wont be, but will need a gpu, as I'm on integrated graphics atm cos im not gaming
     
  15. modd1uk

    modd1uk Well-Known Member

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    Cant wait for the full thing to be released, getting sick of BFBC2 now :(
     
  16. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    same, i think BF3 ruined my BFBC2.

    tried to play BFBC2, kept getting neg-KDR when i am usually top of the team with very good KDR. found kept getting killed while the other guy survive with ~10 health left. :(

    still got AT4 magic though :D
     
  17. Fingers66

    Fingers66 Kiwi in London

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    Can I take that to mean that they have finally fixed the damned hit box inconsistencies?
     
  18. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    im not sure, BF3 guns have massive visual recoil. but it certainly felt easier to hit the target than BFBC2.

    speaking of AT4, i sure hope it's still in BF3. my fav weapon for taking down choppers :D
     
  19. wafflesomd

    wafflesomd New Member

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    +1

    The game is running really well on my Q6600 + 512mb 9800gt. The alpha ran better than bad company 2 did at comparable settings.

    Framte rate didn't drop below 35 fps and that was only in the most intense of firefights.
     
  20. lm_wfc

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    The game shouldnt be that reliant on CPU should it?

    My i3-2100 beats alot of the amd quad cores with ease, so i don't see how it scored so low, I bought it thinking a good gpu would be fine.
     

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