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Battlefield 3, Electronic Arts’ return to the core Battlefield series, is nearing its eagerly anticipated release date, and as the day draws ever closer, the inevitable flood of news begins to flow.

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Hi all you tactical Battlefield Fans, while it is yet to be confirmed by DICE the hardware requirements for BF3 will be in this general area

GameStop, one of the United States’ largest video game retailer, gave the PC community of gamers an idea of what they would have to beef their systems up to if they wanted to run Battlefield 3. GameStop released both a list of Recommended Specs along with a Minimum Specs list, to let PC gamers know exactly how much they ought to be saving till the game’s release.The Recommended Specs were listed as follows:

Hard Drive Space: 15GB (Disc version), 10 GB (Digital version)
Operating System: Windows 7 64-bit
Processor: Quad-core Intel or AMD CPU
RAM: 4GB
Video Card: DirectX 11 Nvidia or AMD ATI card, GeForce GTX 460, Radeon HD 6850

For those PC gamers who are cautious about beefing up their system for a game they have not played as yet, especially when Modern Warfare 3 will be releasing around the same time, there is an alternative. Battlefield 3 can also run on the following specifications:

Hard Drive Space: 15 GB for disc version or 10 GB for digital version
Operating System: Windows Vista or Windows 7
Processor: Core 2 Duo @ 2.0GHz
RAM: 2GB
Video Card: DirectX 10 or 11 compatible Nvidia or AMD ATI card

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PeacefulPatriot
PeacefulPatriot - - 1,514 comments

It's been confirmed that this is fake. However, these specs do seem to be somewhat accurate, given the quality of the screenshots we're seeing.

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DedMustDie
DedMustDie - - 693 comments

OS: Windows 7 or Vista (SP1)
Requires Origin
CPU: Quadcore @ 2.0 GHz or faster
RAM: 4GB or more
HDD: 7.25GB
Video: 512 MB or more, support of DirectX 10 or 11, requires last drivers (AMD 11.5 or later, nVidia 275.33 or later)
Sound: compatible with DirectX 10 or 11
Requires internet connection.

Source: alpha test

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