" @Ulong said:So If I upgraded my Ram and maybe even the graphics card, the Processor is fine right? I see it meets the reccomended ghz, but I don't know if there's anything else more to it that might be out of date or something." My computer is this: Windows XPPentium 4 cpu, 3,60ghz 1gb ram Radeon X800 XT I barely meet the minimum system requirements, except my graphics card is a bit too old. (minimum says it wants a X850). I intend to play on the lowest possible graphics settings possible, but, will the fact that my graphics is an x800 instead of an x850 make the game unplayable, or can I squeeze by as is? I really want to play this on the pc and bring back memories of old Bauldur's gate 2 playthroughs. "You're biggest issue is likely the RAM and not the GPU. "
What You'll Need To Play Dragon Age On PC
" @Ulong: Did you try the creator? "I did try the creator. For what it's worth, the creator ran perfectly with no hiccups on whatever the default graphical settings were( I didn't check/ try to change them)
That won't mean alot compared to running the full game will it?
This will work fine in my computer, I just hope it does not scale bad at maximum..
|MotherBoard:||Asus P6T |
Intel Core i7 i7-920 @ 2,67GHz
|Memory:|| 6.00GB RAM |
|Hard Drive:|| 2 TB + 1 TB HDD |
|Video Card:|| His Radeon 4870x2 2 gig |
|Monitor:||24" DELL ULTRASHARP 2408WFP (1920x1200)|
|Sound Card:||Not sure |
|Speakers/Headphones:|| Logitech Z4 speaker system |
|Keyboard:||Microsoft Sidewinder x6 |
|Mouse:|| Razer Diamondback |
|Operating System:|| Windows 7|
|Case:||Antec Twelve Hundred Gaming Case|
In the gamingtrend.com preview they talked about the machines that it was being demo'd by Bioware for that 2-day play.:
" The game was running at 1900x1200 (16:10) with all details maxed out, Anti-Aliasing at 8x, and never dropped a frame. To accomplish this, we used Intel Quad Core 9300s at 2.5 GHz, 2GB of RAM, and a single nVidia 8800 GT graphics card. "
Far from mediocre but not exactly a killer machine
My PC can handle the game (Quad-Core Phenom clocked at 2.8ghz, Nvidia Geforce GTX 260, 8GB RAM.......), but the storage looks like an issue................ I'll have to see about upgrading to a bigger hard drive.
Ah well, needed to reformat to install Windows 7 anyway..............
20GB, that's half my limit for peak downloads for a month...
Better not get this on steam. At least it's nowhere near as bad as Age of Conan.
I can run this on my laptop, not well, but it will run. Wondering whehter i want it on PC or console more though, hmm...
Its not a 20GB download apparently, its comes on a single DVD after all. Most believe it will be a 9 GB download and then you install the 20 GBs uncompressed. The game seems to be much more challenging on the PC at the same difficulty level.
" I'm right at the recommended requirements. I guess that means I won't be able to run it. Darn shame....yup. "Yeah the recommended system is pretty much exactly my current rig. (Vista)
I think that the Q6600 and 8800 were such benchmarks and so popular that pretty much all games are optimized for those parts.
My lil' i5 should run this perfectly though my worries lie with the ATI 4800. I'm confused by ATI's numbering cause they went up and then down again and I have had Nvidia cards for ages. Is a 4800 better or worse than the recommended 3850? Perhaps I'll get a second one to put in crossfire just in case.
Still by the time I downloaded this off steam windows 9 will be out... Darn steam and their attractive limited edition pre order bonuses.
" 20GB? That's just craziness! My 250GB games partition doesn't even have that much space free, lol.By the way the fully patched 1.01 client with all the DLC here after launch is 15.2 GB.I guess I should get this on 360, that'll be on one dual-layer DVD, right?"
Runs perfectly on my 8000gt. If you've got a mid-to-high-end card from the past couple of years, you should be okay. Processor doesn't seem to matter much... I'm using a 3.6ghz Core 2 Duo, if that helps anyone. Plus 4 gigs of ram, but in this day in age, if you want to be gaming on your PC, you may as well have that much, given the dirt cheap price of DDR2, even lower-end DDR3.
On that note, seems to scale a lot better than any past Bioware game. I'm even more suprised that, as good as this game looks, it runs like butter, whereas a more graphically underwhelming, older title like Neverwinter Nights 2 still jitters with AA and high resolutions on my machine, when in the thick of larger towns. That's the power of optimization.
Veeeeery old thread.
It's funny that the requirements are 20 GB of space when the game takes up 15 on my hard drive, including DLC. I guess I should factor in a little more for savegames, though. And game cache. But then, in an age of terabyte drives being on sale every now and then for just over $50 (which really dates this comment), that doesn't seem like much of a problem.
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