Battlefield 3 PC specs revealed on beta site

By Xav de Matos, Sep 20, 2011 6:00pm PDT

It would appear that the mystery surrounding the Battlefield 3 PC system specs have been uncovered.

In the Frequently Asked Questions section of its Beta site, DICE provided a detailed breakdown of minimum and recommended requirements for the beta; however, the listed 20GB HDD requirement implies that these specs match that of the final product.

    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

Battlefield 3 launches for the PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 on October 25. A multiplayer beta begins on September 27 for select users and open to all on September 29 and run until October 10.

Previously, system requirements for the game were spotted; however, DICE stated that the information was inaccurate.

[via GameSpy]

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