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#1 max22

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 04:21

Glad to see! Finally a game using our processors fully!

 

It was during the AMD event today is all I know.




#2 alwaysonacoffebreak

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Posted 26 September 2013 - 04:22

Ha. AMD is finally starting to reap benefits from BD/PD thanks to consoles, and everyone were laughing at the single-threaded performance. Your turn Intel.

 

Guess it's safe to say that AMD is coming back with a bang. Consoles, CPU's finally taking advantage, new graphics on the throne. Glad I actually bought a ton of stocks at 2.13 :rofl:  



#3 PGHammer

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 11:35

Also, don't even think about downloading the BF4 beta unless your OS is x64 (yes - the PC beta is also x64-exclusive).  The qualifiers get four days ahead of everyone else (the open beta starts October 5th and *will* require Origin).



#4 Crisp

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 11:37

Ha. AMD is finally starting to reap benefits from BD/PD thanks to consoles, and everyone were laughing at the single-threaded performance. Your turn Intel.

 

Guess it's safe to say that AMD is coming back with a bang. Consoles, CPU's finally taking advantage, new graphics on the throne. Glad I actually bought a ton of stocks at 2.13 :rofl:  

 

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#5 Coagulated

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 12:41

Where's the trolling in this thread?  I wanted some entertainment on my lunch break.   Fan boys of both sides, you have disappointed me.



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Posted 27 September 2013 - 12:46

With CPU's and GPU's there's really no point in being brand allegiant. Just buy whichever vendor / generation is doing well at any particular point in time :) It's so good to hear AMD are starting to turn things around again, and putting some pressure on Intel again. I remember back in the days of the original Athlon I was religiously buying AMD CPU's - Intel weren't in the running at that point! 



#7 Jason S.

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 12:46

can we have a link or something? i have no idea what's going on here



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Posted 27 September 2013 - 12:50

can we have a link or something? i have no idea what's going on here

 

This. If the game is coded to support up to 8 x64 CPU cores, then it would do so on Intel processors as well. No?



#9 Mando

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 12:51

This. If the game is coded to support up to 8 x64 CPU cores, then it would do so on Intel processors as well. No?

exactly!

 

Well done AMD for bringing your CPU line up into the 21st century, Intel has kept a seat warm for you right next to their season ticket box theyeve had since C2Q



#10 theyarecomingforyou

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 12:56

Ha. AMD is finally starting to reap benefits from BD/PD thanks to consoles, and everyone were laughing at the single-threaded performance. Your turn Intel.

The problem with AMD's current architecture is that even with more cores and a higher clock speed they are still outperformed by Intel's. I'm a big fan of AMD but their processors just aren't competitive at the moment.



#11 Fulcrum

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 12:56

Have BF4 Beta requirements specs been announced then I t



#12 ManMountain

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 13:01

PC 64-bit Beta will be a 1.6GB download and I'd imagine recommended specs would run the beta fine.

 

Minimum System Requirements 
OS: Windows Vista SP2 32-bit 
Processor (AMD): Athlon X2 2.8 GHz 
Processor (Intel): Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz 
Memory: 4 GB 
Hard Drive: 30 GB 
Graphics card (AMD): AMD Radeon HD 3870 
Graphics card (NVIDIA): Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT 
Graphics memory: 512 MB 

Recommended System Requirements 
OS: Windows 8 64-bit 
Processor (AMD): Six-core CPU 
Processor (Intel): Quad-core CPU 
Memory: 8 GB 
Hard Drive: 30 GB 
Graphics card (AMD): AMD Radeon HD 7870 
Graphics card (Nvidia): NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 
Graphics memory: 3 GB 

 

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 13:16

 

Graphics card (AMD): AMD Radeon HD 7870 
 

 

 

 

Thats killed my buzz a bit, when will we see better low profile graphics cards? I'm stuck with a 7750.. i do love the card it suit me well but i'd rather be able to run games on full.



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Posted 27 September 2013 - 13:18

PC 64-bit Beta will be a 1.6GB download and I'd imagine recommended specs would run the beta fine.

 

Minimum System Requirements 
OS: Windows Vista SP2 32-bit 
Processor (AMD): Athlon X2 2.8 GHz 
Processor (Intel): Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz 
Memory: 4 GB 
Hard Drive: 30 GB 
Graphics card (AMD): AMD Radeon HD 3870 
Graphics card (NVIDIA): Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT 
Graphics memory: 512 MB 

Recommended System Requirements 
OS: Windows 8 64-bit 
Processor (AMD): Six-core CPU 
Processor (Intel): Quad-core CPU 
Memory: 8 GB 
Hard Drive: 30 GB 
Graphics card (AMD): AMD Radeon HD 7870 
Graphics card (Nvidia): NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 
Graphics memory: 3 GB 

 

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If AMD is "mighty",  then why does it recommend at six core cpu and the intel only 4?



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Posted 27 September 2013 - 13:21

Not too long a wait :)

 

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64-bit OS required on PC

Note that you are required to run a 64-bit OS to join the Battlefield 4 Beta on PC. As a studio, we wanted to focus our efforts on testing the 64-bit version of the game. The full version of the game will also run on 32-bit Windows OS.

 

Keeping the Battlefield fair

At DICE, we are always striving to keep the Battlefield fair. We are happy to let you know that we have increased our protection against cheaters to not only use PunkBuster, but we will also work side by side with Gameblocks, who will provide us with their anti-cheat engine FairFight. We believe that the FairFight engine will be a great complement to the anti-cheat measures already in play. During the Beta we will try out both FairFight and PunkBuster to make the experience as good as possible for our players. You will notice information about the two anti-cheat measures on the server browser pages on Battlelog, and you will also potentially see messaging in the chat box in-game when a cheater is caught. We will get back to you later with more detail on how we are improving our anti-cheat measures in Battlefield 4.

 

To our fans: We salute you

Finally, I wanted to take the time to personally thank our millions of fans for making Battlefield what it is today. With Battlefield 4, we are making great new strides in the series and I am happy to have you along for the ride. Please let us know if you have any questions on the beta below and we’ll do our best to answer them. Now, all I have to do is to complete my three outstanding Assignments in Battlefield 3 before we launch Battlefield 4!

 

/Karl Magnus Troedsson
General Manager, DICE

 

http://blogs.battlef...s-the-bf4-beta/