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User Info: dee jay

dee jay
3 years ago#1
bottleneck me.

Current specs:

Radeon 6850 1gb GPU
8gig RAM
i5 2300 2.8ghz

I wan't to run BF4 decently. Do you think I could get it away with just bumping up my GPU? I wouldn't need to completely max everything. Just a single card to get me running somewhat smoothly at 1920x1080 with med-high settings.

If I end up having to upgrade my CPU I might as well just use that money towards a new console.
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User Info: MangorushXIII

MangorushXIII
3 years ago#2
Not really, you're better off with the PS4 unless you want to spend $750 altogether just to run BF4.

User Info: Ryohazuki10469

Ryohazuki10469
3 years ago#3
MangorushXIII posted...
Not really, you're better off with the PS4 unless you want to spend $750 altogether just to run BF4.


Uhm exaggeration much?
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User Info: MangorushXIII

MangorushXIII
3 years ago#4
Ryohazuki10469 posted...
MangorushXIII posted...
Not really, you're better off with the PS4 unless you want to spend $750 altogether just to run BF4.


Uhm exaggeration much?


Hardly

User Info: Shub

Shub
3 years ago#5
Your setup will run BF4 decently, but if you want an improvement, just upgrade the video card, your CPU is fine.
Ignore Mangorush, he trollin'.
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User Info: godplaysSNES

godplaysSNES
3 years ago#6
Best to wait until December, to see how Mantle affects things
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steveboblarry
3 years ago#7
Ryohazuki10469 posted...
MangorushXIII posted...
Not really, you're better off with the PS4 unless you want to spend $750 altogether just to run BF4.


Uhm exaggeration much?


Uhm he likes to troll much?
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User Info: Ryohazuki10469

Ryohazuki10469
3 years ago#8
MangorushXIII posted...
Ryohazuki10469 posted...
MangorushXIII posted...
Not really, you're better off with the PS4 unless you want to spend $750 altogether just to run BF4.


Uhm exaggeration much?


Hardly


It is an exagerration. He said med to high settings at 1080p. Completely possible with a gpu upgrade. He won't have to spend 750. But I just noticed you were labeled as a resident troll, so makes sense.
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User Info: MangorushXIII

MangorushXIII
3 years ago#9
Shub posted...
Your setup will run BF4 decently, but if you want an improvement, just upgrade the video card, your CPU is fine.
Ignore Mangorush, he trollin'.


His CPU is fine? Lmao..yea, nice advice there, broski. Don't listen to him, TC. You're going to also need to replace that CPU as well because 2.8ghz isn't going to cut unless you don't mind your fps being all over the place that will cause your game to feel stuttery.

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Judgmenl
3 years ago#10
Don't listen to the "elitists" in this thread. Do whatever you want and you'll be good.
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