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    Keiyoshi

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    Recommened system requirements for FFxiv

    Post  Keiyoshi on Wed Aug 25, 2010 5:18 pm

    The following PC specifications are required to run the game smoothly with our stipulated in-game settings.

    Window Size and Display Mode 1280x720 (Windowed)
    Ambient Occlusion OFF
    Depth of Field ON
    Shadow Detail Standard
    Multisampling 4x MSAA
    Buffer Size Window Size
    Texture Quality High
    Texture Filtering High

    OS Minimum: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista 32-bit/64-bit Windows 7 32-bit/64-bit*
    Recommended: Windows 7 32-bit/64-bit*

    CPU Minimum: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0Ghz or higher
    Minimum: AMD Athlon X2 2.0GHz or higher
    Recommended: Intel Core i7-920 2.66GHz or higher
    Recommended: AMD Phenom II X6 1055T 2.8 GHz or higher

    RAM Minimum: Windows XP: 1.5GB or higher
    Minimum: Windows Vista 32-bit/64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit/64bit: 2GB or higher
    Recommended: Windows 7 32-bit/64-bit: 4GB or more

    HDD/SDD Installation: 15GB of free space
    Download: 6GB of free space on the drive containing "My Documents"

    Graphics Card Minimum: nVidia GeForce 9600 or better with VRAM 512MB or more
    Minimum: ATI HD 2900 or better with VRAM 512MB or more
    Recommended: nVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 or better with VRAM 768MB or more
    Recommended: ATI HD 5830 1GB or better

    Sound Card DirectSound compatible sound card (DirectX 9.0c or higher)

    Internet Connection Broadband or better (always-on)

    Resolution 1280x720 (32-bit) or higher

    DirectX DirectX 9.0c

    Others Mouse, Keyboard, Gamepad

    * On a 64-bit OS, the software will run via WOW64 ( Windows 32-bit On Windows 64-bit ).
    Microsoft, Windows, and Microsoft DirectX are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the
    United States and/or other countries. Other company and product names are trademarks or registered
    trademarks of their respective owners.

    NOTE:
    - Please contact the relevant manufacturer for product information.
    - Even if your PC meets these requirements, compatibility issues with certain hardware,
    software, and driver combinations may prevent the game from running acceptably.




    Recommended AMD Build Specs and Cost:

    CPU: Phenom II x6 1055T $200.00
    Motherboard: DDR2 1200, PCI-E 2.0 1 x16 slot $70.00
    Memory: DDR2* 1200 4GB (2x2GB) $125.00
    Case: Any Mid Tower ATX Case $50.00
    PSU: 600w+ 12V Rail: 25amps+ required $50.00
    GPU: ATI 5830 1GB $200.00
    * DDR3 Route may cost more.

    Total: $695.00 (Minimum Build Estimate: $400.00)

    Recommended Intel Build Specs and Cost:

    CPU: i7-920 $300.00
    Motherboard: DDR3, PCI-E 2.0 2 x16 slot $150.00
    Memory: DDR3 any 6GB (3x2GB) $125.00
    Case: Any Mid Tower ATX Case $50.00
    PSU: 600w+ 12V Rail: 25amps+ required $50.00
    GPU: nVidia GeForce 460 GTX $200.00

    Total: $ 875.00 (Minimum Build Estimate: $600.00)

    Knocturnal

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    Re: Recommened system requirements for FFxiv

    Post  Knocturnal on Fri Sep 10, 2010 11:54 am

    I recently built a pc with the following that runs in very smooth, even though the Nvidia drivers IMO have yet to optimized for FFXIV:

    - AMD 965 BE OC to 3.6 (need to get a cooler and OC to 4.0)
    - 4 GB DDR3 1600 RAM
    - EVGA 470 OC to 800 / 1600
    - ASUS M4N98TD EVO SLI motherboard (may add another 470 soon)
    - Cooler Master Scout ATX Mid-Tower
    - 650W Corsair PSU

    I'm able to run the game rather well, on high settings at 1080P and in outlands am getting 50-60 FPS. At the Aetheryte with loads of people around, it drops considerably to 20-30.

    If only the damn UI was clientside instead of server side. Stupid ass SE.

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