The next big game I plan on playing is Battlefield 4. Looking to play it on High settings with a good consistent framerate.
It is said that the game does perform better on AMD cards too. Pulled this from http://bf4central.com/battlefield-4-system-requirements/
Recommended system requirements The recommended PC system requirements for optimal visual quality and frame rates: - Quad core CPU (Intel Core i5 or i7) at 3 Ghz - 4 GB memory (8 GB for 64-bit operating systems) - A modern DX11 graphics card with 2+ GB of video memory, GeForce 600 series or Radeon 7000 series - Windows 7 64-bit operating system (Windows 8 is supported as well) - 30+ GB of free harddrive space
What I have currently: - i5-2500K (3.3Ghz) but haven't OC'd it yet. - 8GB RAM - HD 6870
My Mobo does have another slot so what would be my best bet in my situation? Put in another 6870? Replace the existing one with a 7870? Put in a 7870? Other?
Crossfire scaling in the Frostbite engine is decent, between 80-85% on my 6850's BUT I would recommend going for a better single card, sell your 6870 and try to stretch your budget to a 7950 or its replacement when it arrives.
You should wait a few months a save a few dollars for a potentially much better and more reliable upgrade than crossfire.
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Question regarding the interface of video cards in general. I only have a display port to dvi adapter. Are there varying interfaces for each series of card, or does each series usually have the same interface?
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