EVGA SuperClocked 03G-P4-2666-KR GeForce GTX 660 3GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP

EDWARD CLEES

TS Rookie
I AM UPGRADING FROM A RADEON 5700 1G TO A
EVGA SuperClocked 03G-P4-2666-KR GeForce GTX 660 3GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP
is this a good enough step up to play battle field 4 at a high level?
low on cash but this card I found seems to have what I need plus maybe a few yrs in it before a upgrade is needed. any input would be appreciated.
reason I ask is I have a day to cancel and get something else but I am not real good with computers. I am running a phenom quad core with 4 gigs of ram on win 7 ultimate and a 600 watt power supply and 1t hard drive

OH AND MY MOTHERBOARD IS A GA-MA785GM-US2H
 
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cliffordcooley

TS Redneck
This should answer your question. The GTX 660 has 30FPS with ultra quality at 1680x1050. Lowering the quality settings to high, raised the frame rate to nearly 50FPS.
https://www.techspot.com/review/734-battlefield-4-benchmarks/

Final Thought:
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If you can live with high settings however, you'll boost your frame rates by around 60%, sometimes as much as 80%, which is enough to make the GTX 660 and HD 7850 practical options. ...
Fortunately, there's less to consider when choosing a processor -- just make sure you have a quad-core chip. It doesn't even have to be a new one, as even the Core i7-920 and Phenom II X4 980 took care of business. ...
Side note:
As was the case with Battlefield 3, as long as your processor has four cores/threads, it shouldn't have a problem in EA's latest shooter. The only processors to struggle were the dual-core AMD Phenom and Athlon CPUs, while the game can utilize up to eight threads if your chip has them on tap.
Another improvement would be to get 8GB memory. In my opinion 4GB is boarder-line to being sufficient.
 
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Jad Chaar

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This should answer your question. The GTX 660 has 30FPS with ultra quality at 1680x1050. Lowering the quality settings to high, raised the frame rate to nearly 50FPS.
https://www.techspot.com/review/734-battlefield-4-benchmarks/

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Side note:


Another improvement would be to get 8GB memory. In my opinion 4GB is boarder-line to being sufficient.
But keep in mind though, the recent drivers have made improvements to BF4 improvement and therefore could allow him to play at high @ 60 FPS.

But yeah, +1 for Clifford's thoughts on the RAM since you are going to need 8GB of system RAM (not GPU VRAM) to run higher quality textures in any game.
 
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