When you see a game like Battlefield 3 in action, you’re probably thinking it would take a monster PC to run it in all its glory. And yeah, you’re probably right but if you aren’t the son of a millionaire, it seems the game will run on older rigs just fine. According to Gameinformer, retailer Gamestop leaked the PC specs for DICE’s highly anticipated shooter this weekend but quickly took it down as well. Still they were snapped up and if true, seem pretty reasonable for such a game.

Can youe PC handle the truth?

Can youe PC handle the truth?

Minimum:

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

Recommended:

Hard Drive Space: 15GB for disc version or 10GB for digital version
OS: 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 Radeon HD 6850

Of course, if your PC still doesn’t make the cut you could always pick up the console version when the game hits stands by the 25th of October, 2011. Oh and in case you’ve forgotten, the multiplayer beta kicks off a month earlier, in September.

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