How To Build A Kick-Ass PC For Battlefield 3, per NVIDIA
NVIDIA has put together a guide to building a PC for Battlefield 3, and as you would expect the “sweet spot” is a rather expensive system. The minimum for ultra, according to them, would be a system with a GTX 580, which is a $500 graphics card. Here’s what they would say you should buy.
GPU — Galaxy 58NLH5HS3PXZ 1536MB GeForce GTX 580
CPU — Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz
Motherboard — MSI P67A-GD53 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX UEFI BIOS
PSU — Thermaltake Black Widow W0319RU 850 Watt
RAM — G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL
HDD — Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s
Optical Drive — LG DVD Burner Black Model GH24NS70
CPU Cooler — Thermaltake Frio
Thermal Compound — IC Diamond 24-Carat
Case — Silverstone RV02B-EW Silent Full Tower
Total Price $1355.90
That’s only one possible configuration, though. Head over to their guide for more possibilities. Of course, even this system wouldn’t necessarily be free from horrible problems with the PC version of the game. So yeah.
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