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Anyone know what the system requirements are for this game?

According to Nvidia the system spec is:



But steam says:
 
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Anyone know what the system requirements are for this game?

According to Nvidia the system spec is:



But steam says:
Steam leans towards encouraging a better experience for the player. For that reason they generally over estimate system requirements on a lot of titles..
 
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Steam leans towards encouraging a better experience for the player. For that reason they general over estimate system requirements on a lot of titles..
Thanks, it's for my boys. I already have it so I'm going to have to give it a try on their computers first before I buy it.

the former look to be its launch minimum specs while Steam has a updated version

this web site can help you out some with hardware and settings
https://www.logicalincrements.com/games/ark
Great find!
 
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On a different but back on topic;

If you are lucky enough to live near a microcenter, they are liquidating their Ryzen 1600 stock @ $99 while supplies last
 
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Steam leans towards encouraging a better experience for the player. For that reason they generally over estimate system requirements on a lot of titles..
the former look to be its launch minimum specs while Steam has a updated version

this web site can help you out some with hardware and settings
https://www.logicalincrements.com/games/ark
It ran Ok but I found this deal and decided to upgrade anyways. $170 CDN for 2.

 
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It ran Ok but I found this deal and decided to upgrade anyways. $170 CDN for 2.

I bought four or five of those exact PCs for our office about three years. The only difference was the HDD was replaced by a 125 or 256GB SSD (i forget which size) and that was OK as they were used by customer service running windows OS , office 360, and google chrome web browser.

The PCs run fine to this day but the keyboards and mice they came with were pure junk. Short cords and within days keyboard keys had their lettering begin to wipe off.
 
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I bought four or five of those exact PCs for our office about three years. The only difference was the HDD was replaced by a 125 or 256GB SSD (i forget which size) and that was OK as they were used by customer service running windows OS , office 360, and google chrome web browser.

The PCs run fine to this day but the keyboards and mice they came with were pure junk. Short cords and within days keyboard keys had their lettering begin to wipe off.
Yeah, I already have 120GB SSD's and EVGA GT 1030 SC's from the computers they are using now. I'll be upgrading to GTX 1050's in the future.
 

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Agreed, Titanfall 2 is a blast. My son and I really enjoy it, he still plays it a ton and has played through the campaign several times. I do gotta say this one was one of the few FPS's that I've really enjoyed when I sit down to play it. Worth every penny on sale for sure.
 
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Saw that monthly a few days ago, and sorely tempted for Road to Eden.... I really wanna see how that plays...
I believe @rtwjunkie enjoyed Road to Eden as well. I'm looking forward to trying it out once the bundle drops for April. :toast:
 

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I believe @rtwjunkie enjoyed Road to Eden as well. I'm looking forward to trying it out once the bundle drops for April. :toast:
I did, extremely much! Especially since I wasn’t expecting much.

For those interested it is being released on GOG fairly soon (date undetermined as of yet).
 

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I did, extremely much! Especially since I wasn’t expecting much.

For those interested it is being released on GOG fairly soon (date undetermined as of yet).
Think I'll wait for that :)
 
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