Battlefield 3 Specs Revealed

DICE have released the minimum and recommended specifications for their upcoming Battlefield 3 title for the PC. The minumum are classicly quite low still, but recommended are well up there now with DX 11 high end nVIdia 5 series and AMD 6 series cards looking to be necessities for decent graphical settings.

    Minimum System Requirements:

  • OS: Windows Vista (Service Pack 2) 32-Bit
  • Processor: 2GHz Dual Core (Core 2 Duo 2.4 or Althon X2 2.7GHz
  • Memory: 2GB
  • Hard Drive: 20GB
  • Graphics Card: ATI – DirectX 10.1 compatible with 512MB RAM (ATI Radeon 3000, 4000, 5000, or 6000 series with ATI Radeon 3870 or higher performance) // Nvidia – DirectX 10.0 compatible with 512MB RAM (Nvidia GeForce 8, 9, 200, 300, 400 OR 500 Series with Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT or higher performance)
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • DVD Rom Drive
    Recommended System Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 7 64-Bit
  • Processor: Quad-Core CPU
  • Memory: 4GB
  • Hard Drive: 20GB
  • Graphics Card: DirectX 11 compatible with 1024MB RAM (Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 or ATI Radeon 6950)
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • DVD Rom Drive

Some people are a little annoyed that Windows XP is getting left out of this one, but considering the OS is over a decade old at this point, it doesn’t seem out there that most gamers will have upgraded by this point.

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