Topic Title: APU in dual graphics : Battelfield 4
Topic Summary: Not bad and 1080 could still be playable
Created On: 10/31/2013 12:07 AM
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 10/31/2013 12:07 AM
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It was the official release of Battelfield 4 just a couple of days ago.  I got my pre-order and completed the install and first patch.  I wanted to share the results -

BF4 cover


Can still be playable at 1080 resolution with medum video settings.  Frame rates at around 35~45 FPS

My rig components -

A8-5600K,  HD 7750 in dual graphics,  8 GB DDR3 1600,  Win 8 x64,  Catalyst ver 13.9

AMD APU really rocks and I'm so happy that a budget PC can take on a modern DirectX11 game   ! This is beyond what I have expected

BF4 like BF3 will be a title which will certainly be a benchmark in measuring graphics performance onwards.  It's graphics requirement like the Frostbite 3 engine is very demanding and puts most PC's to the edge


My initial Video settings

High/Ultra -  All textures including terrain
High -  Effects
Medium - Lighting, Ambient Occolusion, Mesh, Post processing
Off - Deferred AA
Medium -  Post AA

If I lower down those in Ultra/High to Medium,  the FPS naturally increases to around 40~55


Screenshots (FPS shown on the upper right hand corner) -






Edited: 10/31/2013 at 12:29 AM by rhoydec
 11/04/2013 05:16 PM
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Amazing, how APU are powerful...

Do you try it with one graphics?

 11/09/2013 11:15 PM
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Thanks....did NOT know that Frostbite 3 engine puts most PCs to the edge!




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