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User Info: Louis275

Louis275
2 years ago#1
How well can I run Watchdogs? My specs are....Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit Processor Intel Core i7-3770k CPU@ 3.50GHZ (8CPUs) ~ 3.5GHZ Memory 8192mb Ram DirectX 11 AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series I hope that this is enough info. One question though I was told that Watch dogs needs at least 8 GB to run when I tried to enter my computer specs it said I had 8.1 GB available does this mean that the game will take up almost all my memory? Also AMD Radeon graphic processor 0x679A. Actually its Radeon 7950 HD. I really want to buy this game for PC but not if it can't run any better than the PS4.

User Info: Mr kitty

Mr kitty
2 years ago#2
Yeah, your computer will run out of memory.
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User Info: romsnbombs

romsnbombs
2 years ago#3
It's unlikely that the game will use more than 3GB of board memory. It may use nearly all your VRAM, but that's only a good thing
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User Info: BannedMom

BannedMom
2 years ago#4
Lol. No. Ur good.

User Info: soonernfl25

soonernfl25
2 years ago#5
You can play it. Requirement is 4 GBs and it recommends 8GBs for higher settings. I would guess, based of the specifications for the game, you could run it at medium to medium/high settings. That is a guess though.
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User Info: Louis275

Louis275
2 years ago#6
so if it uses nearly all my v ram will that interfere with day to day computer usage for anything else? I have a steam account with at least 8 games installed and 1 physical game installed. Will that interfere with those games or vice verse?

User Info: Pal 080

Pal 080
2 years ago#7
It will only affect your RAM while the game is running, so unless you try running Watch Dogs in the background while you play another Steam game at the same time, you won't have any issues.
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User Info: DRAGON07891230

DRAGON07891230
2 years ago#8
VRAM is separate from RAM. RAM is used to store programs and such when you have multiple things open (like if you have Chrome, Word, and Movie Maker open it keeps info about those in the RAM) and VRAM is used by games to hold textures and such.
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User Info: Louis275

Louis275
2 years ago#9
I guess I won't be able to run it under ultra settings anyway since it requires at least a 7970 and I only have a 7950.

User Info: romsnbombs

romsnbombs
2 years ago#10
Louis275 posted...
so if it uses nearly all my v ram will that interfere with day to day computer usage for anything else? I have a steam account with at least 8 games installed and 1 physical game installed. Will that interfere with those games or vice verse?


You're confusing disk space usage with memory usage. Open task manger right now and check your memory usage. As you see, I have 8GB of RAM and plenty of it available:

http://i.imgur.com/bYZaJsV.png
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