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FFXIV: A Realm Reborn System Requirements


Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn was announced as a PlayStation 3 and Windows exclusive title, however Square Enix has since announced a PS4 version that will be released in 2014. An XBox 360 or XBox One version is looking unlikely due to disagreements with Microsoft.

The Windows version will utilise DirectX 9 and have support for Windows 7, 64 bit operating systems and multi-core processors. Soon after the game's release there will be an update to allow the game to utilise DirectX 11 features, which will require a new client download provided by Square Enix. The game will have support for multiple screens and SLI/CrossFire.

The game is designed with current high-end PCs in mind as the developers want the game to still look good in five years time. The graphics will be designed for the PC and then altered to fit the console versions, meaning the PC version will look better than the PS3 version due to the age of the console and what a PC is capable of these days in comparisson. One difference is that the console version will only be 720p whereas the PC version will have a variety of resolutions including 1080p.

Below you will see the FFXIV: A Realm Reborn, the minimum and recommended system requirements. They are pretty much the same as the system requirements released for the beta with the exception that Windows XP is no longer supported. This is because Microsoft plan to stop supporting the OS next year.


FXIV: ARR Minimum System Requirements


Operating System: Windows® Vista 32/64bit, Windows® 7 32/64 bit
Processor: Intel® Core™2 Duo
Graphics: NVIDIA® Geforce® 8800 Series, ATI Radeon™ HD 4770
Memory: 2GB (4GB recommended for 64bit OS)
Disk Space: 20GB.

You may notice that these are lower than the minimum system requirements for v1.0. This is because Square Enix wants the game to be more accessible and run on a wider range of PCs.

FXIV: ARR Recommended System Requirements


For the best performance you should aim to run the game on a system with at least these specifications.
Operating System: Windows® 7 64 bit
Processor: Intel® Core™ i5
Graphics: NVIDIA® Geforce® GTX 660 or higher, AMD Radeon™ HD 7950 or higher
Memory: 4GB of RAM.
Disk Space: 20GB.


On February 21st Square Enix released an official benchmark tool which will allow you to see if your machine is capable of running FFFXIV: A Realm Reborn and give you a score based on how well it performs. With your benchmark score you can see whether your machine will need an upgrade or not. The benchmark tool can be found at the official website and you get to watch a very pretty trailer while running it.

There will be a second benchmark around the time of FFXIV: ARR's launch which will include the charactor creation process. 2000 seems to be the lowest score that would comfortably run the game on default settings. All of the possible results are listed below.

[7000 and over] Extremely High Performance
Easily capable of running the game on the highest settings.
[5000–6999] Very High Performance
Easily capable of running the game. Should perform exceptionally well, even at higher resolutions.
[3500-4999] High Performance
Easily capable of running the game. Should perform well, even at higher resolutions.
[2500-3499] Fairly High Performance
Capable of running the game on default settings. Consider switching to a higher resolution depending on performance.
[2000-2499] Standard Performance
Capable of running the game on default settings.
[1500-1999] Slightly Low Performance
Changes to Settings Recommended Capable of running the game, but will experience slowdown. Adjusting settings may improve performance.
[1000-1499] Low Performance
Changes to Settings Required Capable of running the game, but will experience considerable slowdown. Adjusting settings is unlikely to improve performance.
[Under 1000] Insufficient Performance
Does not meet specifications for running the game.

If you're wondering how different kinds of systems perform with the benchmark, we've found this Google spreadsheet with lots of different benchmark scores. The table lists the scores by graphics card and is based on running max settings.


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notreally [Anon]
Jun 11, 2014 - 14:58:25 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Nice! I just got 4000 Microsoft Points for FREE! :D ?http://microsoftpoints.freegiftcode.com
 
RenQ [Anon]
Apr 28, 2014 - 19:27:41 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Official Benchmark (Character Creation)
Tested on:28/04/2014 21:24:35
Score:7706
Average Framerate:70.672
Performance:Extremely High
-Easily capable of running the game on the highest settings.

Screen Size: 1920x1080
Screen Mode: Windowed
Graphics Presets: Maximum
General
-Enable HDR rendering and improve overall graphic quality. : Enabled
-Disable rendering of objects when not visible. (Occlusion Culling) : Disabled
-Use low-detail models on distant objects. (LOD) : Disabled
-Cache LOD data only when necessary. (LOD Streaming) : Disabled
-Real-time Reflections : High
-Edge Smoothing (Anti-aliasing) : FXAA
-Transparent Lighting Quality : High
-Grass Quality : High
Shadows
-Self : Display
-Other NPCs : Display
Shadow Quality
-Use low-detail models on shadows. (LOD) : Disabled
-Shadow Resolution : High - 2048p
-Shadow Cascading : Best
-Shadow Softening : Strong
Texture Detail
-Texture Filtering : Anisotropic
-Anisotropic Filtering : x16
Movement Physics
-Self : Full
-Other NPCs : Full
Effects
-Naturally darken the edges of the screen. (Limb Darkening) : Enabled
-Blur the graphics around an object in motion. (Radial Blur) : Enabled
-Screen Space Ambient Occlusion : Strong
-Glare : Normal
Cinematic Cutscenes
-Enable depth of field. : Enabled

System:
Windows 8.1 Pro N 64-bit (6.2, Build 9200) (9600.winblue_gdr.131030-1505)
Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU G1610 @ 2.60GHz
8137.711MB
AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series(VRAM 4095 MB) 8.17.0010.1267

Benchmark results do not provide any guarantee FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn will run on your system.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Official Website http://eu.finalfantasyxiv.com/?lang=uk
(C) 2010-2013 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.

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Anonymous [Anon]
Apr 15, 2014 - 07:28:57 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Hi Guys
After reading this thread it confirms that my laptop should easily cover max settings in any situation.
Can anyone please provide me with suggestions on how to improve the performance on max or let me know why I am running into issues?

Issue Example:
Levi X, after super move, unable to continue as the game starts lagging so hard and can't really fully recover. Will improve upon relog. This does not seem to related to the network, connection is stable.

Spec:
GT70
GTX870M
i7 4800
16GB RAM
HDD 7200
Battery on High performance customised plus extra power

-Possibly caused by NVIDIA beta driver? Anyone else with same issue?
-Some kind of memory issue? Set vmemory?
-SSD can improve but shouldn't be needed?
-Specific setting I can check?

Any help or feedback on similar issues would be appreciated.
Cheers


 
Midori [Anon]
Feb 19, 2014 - 06:13:20 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Funny thing is... how the hell is this at all even running on PS3?!
Tha Cell dude...
 
adam [Anon]
Feb 17, 2014 - 12:03:48 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

will a GT 610 run this game on any settings it doesn't have to be perfect just want to know if it will run it or not.
 
Chris [Anon]
Feb 15, 2014 - 22:25:52 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Im wondering if a Intel Pentium Haswell G3220 and a GTX 660 will work out fine, i have 8GB of ram and the GTX 660 takes 2GB away soo i have 6.
Is the reqiurement test free
 
Anonymous
Feb 05, 2014 - 22:50:42 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Hey guys,
So I'm thinking about buying FFXIV for my laptop but I ran the benchmark test and I scored a slightly low score. So I'm wondering if I should still download it and tweak the settings? Anyone here play with a slightly low performance? How is it and should I save my money and just play it on ps3?

 
kujiko123 [Anon]
Jan 31, 2014 - 23:29:44 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I have an MSI Radeon HD 7770 1GB GDDR5.
My display driver keeps quitting and restarting. Any idea on how to fix this? I even edited my registry, to no avail. Come on, I finally have something that runs this nicely and it won't work. Someone please help me?
 
Rayden [Anon]
Nov 29, 2013 - 18:06:44 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I have Amd athlon 2 245 2,92 ghz,2 gb ram ddr2 800 mhz,gigabyte m5s2l,gainward nvidia 9600gt ddr 3 512 mb,32o gb hdd sata 2....
 
Anonymous
Nov 24, 2013 - 18:59:50 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

My AMD specs.


Tested on:11/24/2013 1:51:46 PM
Score:10124
Average Framerate:87.524
Performance:Extremely High
-Easily capable of running the game on the highest settings.

Screen Size: 1920x1080
Screen Mode: Full Screen
Graphics Presets: Maximum
General
-Enable HDR rendering and improve overall graphic quality. : Enabled
-Disable rendering of objects when not visible. (Occlusion Culling) : Disabled
-Use low-detail models on distant objects. (LOD) : Disabled
-Cache LOD data only when necessary. (LOD Streaming) : Disabled
-Real-time Reflections : High
-Edge Smoothing (Anti-aliasing) : FXAA
-Transparent Lighting Quality : High
-Grass Quality : High
Shadows
-Self : Display
-Other NPCs : Display
Shadow Quality
-Use low-detail models on shadows. (LOD) : Disabled
-Shadow Resolution : High - 2048p
-Shadow Cascading : Best
-Shadow Softening : Strong
Texture Detail
-Texture Filtering : Anisotropic
-Anisotropic Filtering : x16
Movement Physics
-Self : Full
-Other NPCs : Full
Effects
-Naturally darken the edges of the screen. (Limb Darkening) : Enabled
-Blur the graphics around an object in motion. (Radial Blur) : Enabled
-Screen Space Ambient Occlusion : Strong
-Glare : Normal
Cinematic Cutscenes
-Enable depth of field. : Enabled

System:
Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit (6.2, Build 9200) (9600.winblue_gdr.131006-1505)
AMD FX(tm)-8350 Eight-Core Processor
16282.984MB
ASUS HD7970 Series(VRAM 4095 MB) 8.17.0010.1230

Benchmark results do not provide any guarantee FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn will run on your system.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Official Website http://na.finalfantasyxiv.com
(C) 2010-2013 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.

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ANON [Anon]
Sep 22, 2013 - 23:36:51 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Just curious as I am ordering a new laptop for University. Would even a Dell XPS 12 work with this game? I was planning on getting the New Alienware 14 but am also looking around before making a final and permanent decision. I like that with the XPS 12 you can switch it around into a tablet kind of formation which I think will be handy in some situations during school. Just trying to find the most optimal choice as this will be my first gaming laptop purchase and I've wanted one for awhile. I'm not a 'techy' so sorry if this is a 'noob' or stupid question. I don't want to spend a lot though considering this will be a purchase made from my student loans but I definitely would like a laptop that is worth gaming.
 
Anonymous
Sep 13, 2013 - 21:00:01 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I have a AMD A10 4600m with a AMD Radon HD 7660G graphic card with 8GB of RAM. Would it be playable with these specs?
 
Anonymous
Sep 12, 2013 - 17:34:41 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Sorry for the noob question but I play on a ps3 and everytime I run fate, I tend to see a lot of choppy gameplay as to where I will have to wait 10 seconds before the boss pops up when others are already attacking something. Is there a way to change my game setting for smoother gameplay on a ps3? Thanks

 
Lebrancard [Anon]
Sep 11, 2013 - 01:00:55 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Official Benchmark (Character Creation)
Tested on:9/11/2013 1:59:05 AM
Score:9092
Average Framerate:79.848
Performance:Extremely High
-Easily capable of running the game on the highest settings.

Screen Size: 1920x1080
Screen Mode: Full Screen
Graphics Presets: Maximum
General
-Enable HDR rendering and improve overall graphic quality. : Enabled
-Disable rendering of objects when not visible. (Occlusion Culling) : Disabled
-Use low-detail models on distant objects. (LOD) : Disabled
-Cache LOD data only when necessary. (LOD Streaming) : Disabled
-Real-time Reflections : High
-Edge Smoothing (Anti-aliasing) : FXAA
-Transparent Lighting Quality : High
-Grass Quality : High
Shadows
-Self : Display
-Other NPCs : Display
Shadow Quality
-Use low-detail models on shadows. (LOD) : Disabled
-Shadow Resolution : High - 2048p
-Shadow Cascading : Best
-Shadow Softening : Strong
Texture Detail
-Texture Filtering : Anisotropic
-Anisotropic Filtering : x16
Movement Physics
-Self : Full
-Other NPCs : Full
Effects
-Naturally darken the edges of the screen. (Limb Darkening) : Enabled
-Blur the graphics around an object in motion. (Radial Blur) : Enabled
-Screen Space Ambient Occlusion : Strong
-Glare : Normal
Cinematic Cutscenes
-Enable depth of field. : Enabled

System:
Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.130708-1532)
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600K CPU @ 3.40GHz
12243.508MB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti(VRAM 4042 MB) 9.18.0013.2049
 
Lebrancard [Anon]
Sep 11, 2013 - 00:53:52 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Tested on:9/11/2013 1:52:13 AM
Score:9255
Average Framerate:80.254
Performance:Extremely High
-Easily capable of running the game on the highest settings.

Screen Size: 1920x1080
Screen Mode: Full Screen
Graphics Presets: High (Desktop)
General
-Enable HDR rendering and improve overall graphic quality. : Enabled
-Disable rendering of objects when not visible. (Occlusion Culling) : Enabled
-Use low-detail models on distant objects. (LOD) : Disabled
-Cache LOD data only when necessary. (LOD Streaming) : Disabled
-Real-time Reflections : Normal
-Edge Smoothing (Anti-aliasing) : FXAA
-Transparent Lighting Quality : High
-Grass Quality : High
Shadows
-Self : Display
-Other NPCs : Display
Shadow Quality
-Use low-detail models on shadows. (LOD) : Enabled
-Shadow Resolution : High - 2048p
-Shadow Cascading : Best
-Shadow Softening : Strong
Texture Detail
-Texture Filtering : Anisotropic
-Anisotropic Filtering : x8
Movement Physics
-Self : Full
-Other NPCs : Full
Effects
-Naturally darken the edges of the screen. (Limb Darkening) : Enabled
-Blur the graphics around an object in motion. (Radial Blur) : Enabled
-Screen Space Ambient Occlusion : Strong
-Glare : Normal
Cinematic Cutscenes
-Enable depth of field. : Enabled

System:
Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.130708-1532)
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600K CPU @ 3.40GHz
12243.508MB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti(VRAM 4042 MB) 9.18.0013.2049
 
Anonymous
Sep 09, 2013 - 17:20:46 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

hey guys. so looking to build a PC to run this game at max (or near max) settings but don't want to spend over $600

Here's what I was looking at. I figured with the extra RAM i should be more than good to go.


CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($99.00 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Gelid Solutions CC-Siberian-01 51.9 CFM CPU Cooler ($8.70 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G41MT-S2PT Micro ATX LGA775 Motherboard ($59.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Kingston Blu Red Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($48.96 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.97 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($228.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Wired Network Adapter: StarTech ST100S 10/100 Mbps PCI Network Adapter ($6.98 @ Outlet PC)
Case: Thermaltake VL80001W2Z ATX Mid Tower Case ($21.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Diablotek 350W ATX Power Supply ($16.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $564.54
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-09 12:15 EDT-0400)


 
anonymous [Anon]
Sep 09, 2013 - 16:48:33 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Hello my laptop has Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.130708-1532)
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 460 @ 2.53GHz
4gb ram
NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M (VRAM 2700 MB) 9.18.0013.1407
I ran the Benchmark on standard (laptop)1024x768 and scored 4427 with an average of 40 fps. I don't mind lower graphics just want smooth game play. I am wondering if I would do better with my laptop or ps3 as far as FPS goes. Thanks
 
Kikka [Anon]
Sep 09, 2013 - 08:58:25 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Official Benchmark (Character Creation)
Tested on:09/09/2013 09:57:13
Score:4078
Average Framerate:33.637
Performance:High
-Easily capable of running the game. Should perform well, even at higher resolutions.

Screen Size: 1280x720
Screen Mode: Windowed
Graphics Presets: Standard (Laptop)
General
-Enable HDR rendering and improve overall graphic quality. : Disabled
-Disable rendering of objects when not visible. (Occlusion Culling) : Enabled
-Use low-detail models on distant objects. (LOD) : Enabled
-Cache LOD data only when necessary. (LOD Streaming) : Disabled
-Real-time Reflections : Off
-Edge Smoothing (Anti-aliasing) : Off
-Transparent Lighting Quality : Normal
-Grass Quality : Low
Shadows
-Self : Display
-Other NPCs : Hide
Shadow Quality
-Use low-detail models on shadows. (LOD) : Enabled
-Shadow Resolution : Normal - 1024p
-Shadow Cascading : Normal
-Shadow Softening : Weak
Texture Detail
-Texture Filtering : Trilinear
-Anisotropic Filtering : x4
Movement Physics
-Self : Full
-Other NPCs : Off
Effects
-Naturally darken the edges of the screen. (Limb Darkening) : Disabled
-Blur the graphics around an object in motion. (Radial Blur) : Enabled
-Screen Space Ambient Occlusion : Off
-Glare : Normal
Cinematic Cutscenes
-Enable depth of field. : Enabled

System:
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bites (6.1, buildszám: 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.130318-1533)
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2410M CPU @ 2.30GHz
8126.359MB
AMD Radeon HD 6470M/7400M Series(VRAM 4095 MB) 8.17.0010.1191

Benchmark results do not provide any guarantee FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn will run on your system.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Official Website http://eu.finalfantasyxiv.com/?lang=uk
(C) 2010-2013 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.

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Meg [Anon]
Sep 06, 2013 - 05:59:58 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I'm looking at a Toshiba Satellite L855D to play this on, as my Asus G72GX died. I'm not looking to play at max quality at -all-, but maybe low with a few things turned up. It has an AMD Quad-Core A8-4500M Processor and a AMD Radeon HD 7640G graphics card. Do you think it'd be worth it?
 
mogo37 [Anon]
Sep 05, 2013 - 20:47:02 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I have a i5 2500k running 3.3 and 8ghz ram runnin at 1372mhz and a msi 560 ti 1gb model how will my rig handle this game
 
dontcare [Anon]
Aug 31, 2013 - 01:21:40 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Anyone help me out here. I got a 4650 1gb radeon, 2gb system ram, and a core 2 duo 6400. Can I run this game turning ALL graphics settings to the lowest, except for world textures which can be really low, but not horrid? At 1024x768 resolution.
 
Truthtwin [Anon]
Aug 29, 2013 - 17:03:37 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

What it doesn't state is that I'm running two XFX AMD 7970's in crossfire. Not using the latest beta drivers, as it conflicts with my rig.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Official Benchmark (Character Creation)
Tested on:8/29/2013 12:58:12 PM
Score:10379
Average Framerate:94.253
Performance:Extremely High
-Easily capable of running the game on the highest settings.

Screen Size: 1920x1080
Screen Mode: Full Screen
Graphics Presets: Maximum
General

System:
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.130708-1532)
AMD FX(tm)-8150 Eight-Core Processor
16329.359MB
AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series(VRAM 4095 MB) 8.17.0010.1191
 
Anonymous
Aug 26, 2013 - 10:27:02 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I need 2 buy a new laptop looks like my graphics card is 2 low i only scored a 920

I've seen a laptop in the store thats in my price cat.

It's a Intel Core i3-2350M • 4 GB • 320 GB HDD • NVIDIA GeForce GT 610MX (1 GB)
can i run the game with this one
 
Sketch25 [Anon]
Aug 25, 2013 - 05:23:55 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Here are the results from my laptop. Extremely high!


FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Official Benchmark (Character Creation)
Tested on:8/25/2013 1:20:27 PM
Score:9352
Average Framerate:90.600
Performance:Extremely High
-Easily capable of running the game on the highest settings.

Screen Size: 1920x1080
Screen Mode: Full Screen
Graphics Presets: Custom
General
-Enable HDR rendering and improve overall graphic quality. : Enabled
-Disable rendering of objects when not visible. (Occlusion Culling) : Disabled
-Use low-detail models on distant objects. (LOD) : Disabled
-Cache LOD data only when necessary. (LOD Streaming) : Disabled
-Real-time Reflections : High
-Edge Smoothing (Anti-aliasing) : FXAA
-Transparent Lighting Quality : High
-Grass Quality : High
Shadows
-Self : Display
-Other NPCs : Display
Shadow Quality
-Use low-detail models on shadows. (LOD) : Disabled
-Shadow Resolution : High - 2048p
-Shadow Cascading : Best
-Shadow Softening : Strong
Texture Detail
-Texture Filtering : Anisotropic
-Anisotropic Filtering : x16
Movement Physics
-Self : Full
-Other NPCs : Full
Effects
-Naturally darken the edges of the screen. (Limb Darkening) : Enabled
-Blur the graphics around an object in motion. (Radial Blur) : Enabled
-Screen Space Ambient Occlusion : Strong
-Glare : Normal
Cinematic Cutscenes
-Enable depth of field. : Enabled

System:
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.130318-1533)
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2960XM CPU @ 2.70GHz
8173.859MB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M(VRAM 4047 MB) 9.18.0013.2680

Benchmark results do not provide any guarantee FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn will run on your system.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Official Website http://na.finalfantasyxiv.com
(C) 2010-2013 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.

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Anonymous
Aug 24, 2013 - 04:26:03 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

i7 2960xm 4.0 GHz
8GB 1866 MHz RAM
dual 2GB GTX 580m SLI
256GB SSD and 750GB hybrid

I think my laptop should be able to run it.

 
WhyHello [Anon]
Aug 21, 2013 - 02:16:37 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

2011 MacBook Pro on BootCamp

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Official Benchmark (Character Creation)
Tested on:8/20/2013 6:14:17 PM
Score:2427
Average Framerate:20.775
Performance:Standard

Screen Size: 1280x720
Screen Mode: Full Screen
Graphics Presets: Standard (Laptop)

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.130318-1533)
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2620M CPU @ 2.70GHz
4006.734MB
Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000(VRAM 1696 MB) 8.15.0010.2696
 
Anonymous
Aug 20, 2013 - 16:16:42 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Official Benchmark (Character Creation)
Tested on:21/08/2013 00:55:06
Score:10530
Average Framerate:94.412
Performance:Extremely High
-Easily capable of running the game on the highest settings.

Screen Size: 1920x1080
Screen Mode: Full Screen
Graphics Presets: Maximum

System:
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.120503-2030)
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz
16278.004MB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670(VRAM 4042 MB) 9.18.0013.0697
 
rippedjdogg [Anon]
Aug 19, 2013 - 03:36:03 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

can you run this game on xp 32bit
 
Anonymous
Aug 18, 2013 - 21:23:04 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Can anyone suggest a laptop to play, even not at maximum game effects?
Ty
F.
 
GrapeClenche [Anon]
Aug 16, 2013 - 23:28:51 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

This is amazing
 
Anonymous
Aug 16, 2013 - 11:46:18 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

can i run FF XIV a realm reborn with these specs ?

windows 7
intel core i5-3330 CPU @ 3.0GHz/ Quad core
4gb Ram/1TB hard drive
64 bit os
Nvidia Ge force GTX 650 Ti 1gb

 
Fuzzbuns [Anon]
Aug 11, 2013 - 18:49:37 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

My Computer = HP Pavilion P7-1587CB
Windows 8 (64bit)
AMD Quad Core A8-5500
8GB RAM (1TB Harddrive)
AMD Radeon HD 7560 Graphics Card...
Will I be able to run FFXIV?!
 
Anonymous
Aug 11, 2013 - 16:56:53 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Official Benchmark (Character Creation)

Score:7677
Average Framerate:65.743
Performance:Extremely High
-Easily capable of running the game on the highest settings.

Screen Size: 1920x1080
Screen Mode: Full Screen
Graphics Presets: Maximum


System:
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits (6.1, compilación 7601) Service Pack 1
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3470 CPU @ 3.20GHz
8152.391MB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 (VRAM 4042 MB) 9.18.0013.2049
 
Gabis [Anon]
Aug 11, 2013 - 08:07:17 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Just for anyone thinking that they may not be able to run this with less than the "minimum requirements." Using a Pentium D @2.8Ghz.

System:
Windows Vista™ Home Basic (6.0, Build 6000) (6000.vista_gdr.071009-1548)
Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 2.80GHz
2045.316MB
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT(VRAM 512 MB) 8.17.0012.8562
FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Official Benchmark (Character Creation)
Tested on:8/9/2013 5:12:23 PM
Score:4187
Average Framerate:38.482
Performance:High
-Easily capable of running the game. Should perform well, even at higher resolutions.

Screen Size: 1280x720
Screen Mode: Full Screen
Graphics Presets: Standard (Desktop)

 
wellp [Anon]
Aug 10, 2013 - 07:18:56 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

System:
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.130318-1533)
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz
16366.410MB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti(VRAM 4049 MB) 9.18.0013.2049

Score:6819
Average Framerate:57.598
Performance:Very High
-Easily capable of running the game. Should perform exceptionally well, even at higher resolutions.

Screen Size: 1920x1080
Screen Mode: Full Screen
Graphics Presets: Maximum
 
Anonymous
Aug 10, 2013 - 07:01:07 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

System:
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.130318-1533)
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz
16366.410MB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti(VRAM 4049 MB) 9.18.0013.2049

Score:7007
Average Framerate:58.997
Performance:Extremely High
-Easily capable of running the game on the highest settings.
 
Anonymous
Aug 07, 2013 - 06:20:52 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box


System:
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.130318-1533)
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 960 @ 3.20GHz
12278.973MB
ATI Radeon HD 5870 Series(VRAM 4070 MBScore:8027
Average Framerate:68.260
Performance:Extremely High
-Easily capable of running the game on the highest settings.

Screen Size: 1600x900
Screen Mode: Borderless Windowed
Graphics Presets: Maximum
 
WillyWilliam [Anon]
Aug 05, 2013 - 17:43:31 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Official Benchmark (Character Creation)
Tested on:05/08/2013 18:35:56
Score:5581
Average Framerate:45.475
Performance:Very High
-Easily capable of running the game. Should perform exceptionally well, even at higher resolutions.

Screen Size: 1600x900
Screen Mode: Full Screen
Graphics Presets: High (Laptop)
 
Danzo [Anon]
Aug 05, 2013 - 14:51:55 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I did a first test run on my laptop (High).
FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Official Benchmark (Character Creation)
Tested on:8/5/2013 9:35:53 PM
Score:2448
Average Framerate:19.453
Performance:Standard
-Capable of running the game on default settings.

And then a second test (Standard)
FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Official Benchmark (Character Creation)
Tested on:8/5/2013 9:42:31 PM
Score:3449
Average Framerate:28.543
Performance:Fairly High
-Capable of running the game on default settings. Consider switching to a higher resolution depending on performance.

My question is, what is the difference between high and standard under Settings on the benchmark?
 
DurdenIohen [Anon]
Jul 27, 2013 - 03:04:53 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Hit 7131 on Maximum
 
golbez769 [Anon]
Jul 26, 2013 - 21:13:30 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Score:2964
Average Framerate:23.787
Performance:Fairly High
-Capable of running the game on default settings. Consider switching to a higher resolution depending on performance.

this is my system, I want to upgrade my Graphics card but what do I upgrade to??????:

System:
Windows 8 64-bit (6.2, Build 9200) (9200.win8_gdr.130531-1504)
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz
8145.574MB
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620 (VRAM 4047 MB) 9.18.0013.0546
 
Anonymous
Jul 21, 2013 - 12:02:56 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Anyone have any idea what my benchmark score might be with this setup?. With playing the BETA on PS3 and then I saw my mate running it on his PC Got to say the difference is massive. I currently have an IMAC although its fast and is good for business stuff as we all know they fail when it comes to gaming. I finally decided to invest in a new PC which is currently on order, I'm hoping ill be able to run the game on the highest settings. The set up is as follows:-

Cooler Master CM690 II Advanced Black & White Midi Tower Gaming Case with USB 3.0
750W High Efficiency G7 Extreme Modular Super Silent Power Supply
MSI 990XA-GD55 AMD FX ATX Motherboard - CrossFireX™/SLI™ Ready
AMD PILEDRIVER FX 8350 Black Edition, 8 Core, 4.0GHz/4.2GHz, 16MB Cache
8GB DDR3 1600MHz Memory (2x4GB) Kit
2GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti - 1344 Cores,2 DVI,HDMI,DP - 3D Vision Ready
2TB SATA III 6Gb/s, 7200rpm, 64MB Cache, 8ms Hard Drive
24x DVD Writer (read/write CD & DVD)
Integrated 7.1 High Definition 8-channel Audio
High Speed Network Port (Supports High-Speed Cable / DSL / Network Connections)
Microsoft Windows® 8 - 64 bit inc. DVD & Licence
FREE 60 Day Trial of Microsoft Office 2013
BullGuard Internet Security ver. 13 - 90 Day Trial (pre-installed OS required)
24" Iiyama ProLite E2473HS Full HD LED Monitor- 2x HDMI/DVI-D + Speakers [upg £ 137.50]

Thank you in advance for any reply to this post much appreciated.


 
Anonymous
Jul 17, 2013 - 10:19:49 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Maximum settings
1680x1050
i7-3770K CPU @ 3.50GHz
AMD Radeon HD 6870 Series
8 Gb ram
Score:5728
Average Framerate:46.525
Performance:Very High
-Easily capable of running the game. Should perform exceptionally well, even at higher resolutions.
 
Anonymous
Jul 16, 2013 - 01:12:00 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I have windows 8 and have been running the beta with no issues
 
Anonymous
Jul 14, 2013 - 12:52:27 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

So will this support Windows 8 or not?
 
Anonymous
Jul 13, 2013 - 19:26:05 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Whoever asked about a 660 Ti and an i7 920. The game will run at max settings no problem. i have the exact same setup, albeit mine is OC to 4.2ghz. but I've run it stock and it runs great.
 
Anonymous
Jul 13, 2013 - 09:20:04 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Gonna have an i7 quad 2,4GHZ (overclock to 3,4GHZ) with a GTX 780.

Anyone know what the score would be with 16GB of ram on 1900x1080 res?
 
Anonymous
Jul 11, 2013 - 04:13:43 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Maximum settings
1768x992 res
intel i7 3.6Ghz
GTX 660
RAM 16 GB
Score: 9013

 
Anonymous
Jul 09, 2013 - 20:22:46 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

14000 at 1440x900
 
Anonymous
Jul 08, 2013 - 02:21:21 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

ive 6811 score at maximum with gtx 690 oc and i7 2700k 16gram
 
Anonymous
Jul 03, 2013 - 17:19:53 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

My benchmark program keeps crashing after I start it. I really want to play this game!
 
Anonymous
Jul 03, 2013 - 01:34:44 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Hey how well should this game run if i get a GTX 660TI and add it to my rig with an original i7 920(as in the 2.6 ghz version)

I know i get decent enough performance at 1080p on my laptop with a 660M and an i7 at about 2.4 ghz.
 
Anonymous
Jun 29, 2013 - 00:11:04 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Dell Inspiron i15RV-7381Notebook with 3rd Gen Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB

think i can run it with this?
 
Anonymous
Jun 27, 2013 - 04:55:24 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Intel C2d E8400 (OC 4Ghz), 4GB DDR2, ATI 4870 (512MB), Asus Xonar DX Soundcard, XP Pro 32bit.
Tested at 1920/1080, Full Screen, Medium Settings
Very High: 5382

The big question...will XP still be supported?
 
Anonymous
Jun 26, 2013 - 21:38:04 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Lenovo Y400 laptop.
i7 Q3630QM (2.4Ghz)CPU
8GB RAM
2GB GT750M graphics card
1TB 5400RPM HDD

scored 4500 at maximum at 1366x786 resolution. Pretty decent for a $750 laptop
 
Anonymous
Jun 25, 2013 - 15:37:55 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Thank you
 
Anonymous
Jun 24, 2013 - 17:13:48 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Hello for the previous poster, I would only recommend something at or above an Nvidia Geforce GT 750M for lapatops. Hope this helps
 
Anonymous
Jun 23, 2013 - 21:42:41 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Looking for opinions on a laptop - what's the minimum nvidia geforce card that you think can run FFXIV-ARR well (laptop only please)?
 
Anonymous
Jun 22, 2013 - 00:58:05 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Hello for the previous poster, the AMD Radeon HD 7790 is the best card for under 150.00 USD. They can be found for 129.99 for the base model and 169.99 for the 2GB Model. I recommend the 2GB Model. However, at that price point, you would better off getting the Geforce GTX 650Ti Boost graphics card for better performance. This is my suggestion:
under 150.00 get the HD 7790. Over 150 or at 150 get the GTX 650Ti Boost. Hope this helps.
 
Anonymous
Jun 21, 2013 - 10:21:02 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Can anyone recommend a good decently priced graphics card that can run ffxiv please? preferably something under 150.00. :/
 
Anonymous
Jun 17, 2013 - 19:47:18 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I admit im not very tech savey these days.....i can use a pc, i can program a ps3 controller to work on pc, i can fix drivers but when you start talking about anything external in size ect im clueless i dont know the differance between a dual core and a I5 processer so here goes these are my specs....i plan to play on ps3 however wife wants to play on my pc...(no way in hell will her $200 pc run ffxiv....it bearlly runs ffxi) my specs are as followed:

Windows 8 64 bit
intel(R) Core I3-2370m cpu @ 2.40 GHz
Memory: 4096MB ram
Graphics: Intel(R) HD graphics Family with 1641 MB memory.

I ran the benchmark and scored a 1877 just shy of the 2k mark for running at default settings. Can i run ffxiv on this pc?
 
Anonymous
Jun 16, 2013 - 07:27:35 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

ppl complaining about the game sys req are just crazy, this game engine, feat and graphics are so much better... ofc the req are good and if you can't afford the min. req then just stay with ff11. If you can't play the game cause your pc is low on the req. then pick up the ps3 version. If you don't have a ps3... then again stay with ff11.
 
Anonymous
Jun 15, 2013 - 19:14:13 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

i5 3570K 4.2 Ghz
16GB Memory
GTX 780 3GB

I'm good to go
 
Anonymous
Jun 11, 2013 - 16:08:34 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

i5 2310 2,9ghz
8gb ram
gtx 650ti 1gb

hope it can run medium setting at 1600x900
 
Anonymous
Jun 08, 2013 - 20:39:31 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Windows 7 x64
AMD FX8350 8 core Cpu @4.7ghz
16gb Corsair 1866 XFXAMDRadeon HD 7970 Ghz Ed 3GB
Max settings 1080 score 8512

I'm ready for this game
 
Anonymous
Jun 03, 2013 - 19:50:37 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

1920X1080 Maximum Score: 7235 Cant wait Skype me @ im.tater if your going to start at launch.. i dont know anyone who plays yet
 
Anonymous
Jun 03, 2013 - 06:57:04 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

can you tell me why window 8 can`t check version..???

 
Anonymous
May 27, 2013 - 12:15:46 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I don't see what your computer being a macintosh has anything to do with actual results. macintosh uses the same hardware as its improved counterpart, the PC
 
Anonymous
May 02, 2013 - 22:48:29 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Checked on a MacBook Air (Late 2011) running Windows 8.
1366x768 Fullscreen, Medium settings: 1618
1024x768 Fullscreen, As many settings disabled as possible: 2037
Probably tolerable? It's not nearly as bad as I expected.

I also have an old Mac Pro desktop (Early 2008) that could play the first FFXIV release on standard settings with no issue. It still had the original NVIDIA 8800 GPU, and I believe it got a 3000+ score at 720. Since the minimum requirements have been lowered for A Realm Reborn, I expect it'll run fine without any upgrades.
 
Anonymous
Mar 26, 2013 - 03:50:31 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Holy crap! I treated myself to a new computer recently, and scored 7437 on medium, and 4087 on maximum. I am SO ready for this game to come out already.
 
Ichigok101
Mar 11, 2013 - 16:58:20 | Location: Unknown, United States

An (Intel I5 Quad-core 3.0GHz+) (8GB RAM) (Windows 7 64-Bit) (100GB HHD) (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 2GB) can easy handle ff14 at 4000+ score Benchmark on the very high settings. An 2-Core could handle it if u setup the PC just right. You can buy all the great gameing PC for $650~$1000 that can handle ff14 very easy with no lagg. Any questions plz contact me at Ichigo.k101 on skype..
 
Anonymous
Mar 03, 2013 - 04:50:37 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

i5 2500k @ 4.4ghz
8gb 1866 corsair vengance
1x gtx 670
128gb samsung ssd

@max 1080 setting 8011 score ^^

im ready 2 go
 
Xenor
Feb 25, 2013 - 00:23:45 | Location: Durham, United Kingdom

I've updated this page to remove the redundant V1 system requirements and benchmark since the game is no longer online. The page is now fully dedicated to ARR with links to the new benchmark and a list of benchmark scores.

My benchmark result was 3447, running an i5 3570k at 3.4ghz, Radeon HD 5830 and 16GB RAM. With Windows 7 64 Bit and 1920x1200. Looks like I need a new GPU if I want to play on max.
 
Anonymous
Feb 23, 2013 - 17:23:48 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Screen Size: 1920x1080
Max settings
Score:5625
Average Framerate:45.203

Screen Size: 1360x768
Score:6949
Average Framerate:58.350
Performance:Very High
-Easily capable of running the game. Should perform exceptionally well, even at higher resolutions.


 
Anonymous
Feb 23, 2013 - 16:54:55 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

only thing I need is a motherboard that is PCI E 16 3.0 wtf amd you make 3.0 cards and only 2.0 boards with not be able to get full power out of my GPU's I got a good sore when AD comes out with a 3.0 MB I'll get one
Score:5236
Average Framerate:42.522
Max setings @ 1920 x 1080
Windows 7 x64
AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1100T 6 core 3.3ghz-3.7ghz
AMD Radeon HD 7870 OC Series x2 crossfire VRAM 4095 MB
16 GB ram 1600

 
Anonymous
Feb 23, 2013 - 08:13:57 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Did some testing today to see what options gave me the greatest score increase.
My highest of 4 runs at maximum @1280x720 5657
Options:
Improve overall graphic quality. [unchecked]
Disable rendering of objects when not visible. [checked]
Use low-detail models on distant objects to increase performance [checked]
Cache LOD data only when necessary. [checked]
Screen Space Ambient Occlusion [off]

Score 7680
Just over 2000 increase in score for little sacrifice in quality.
 
Anonymous
Feb 22, 2013 - 23:19:55 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Deck Specs
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 955 Processor (4 CPUs), ~3.2GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460
Display Memory: 4051 MB
Dedicated Memory: 723 MB
Shared Memory: 3328 MB
Current Mode: 1360 x 768 (32 bit) (60Hz) (TV LCD)

Benchmark Settings
GeneralQuality=1
OcclusionCulling=1
LodType=1
StreamingType=1
AntiAliasing=1
TranslucentQuality=1
GrassQuality=3
ShadowLOD=1
ShadowVisibilityType=2
ShadowTextureSizeType=0
ShadowCascadeCountType=1
ShadowSoftShadowType=0
TextureFilterQuality=1
TextureAnisotropicQuality=2
Vignetting=1
RadialBlur=1
FootEffect=2
SSAO=1
Glare=2
DepthOfField=1
REGION=1
LAUNGUAGE=1
DISABLEEULA=1
LOOP=0
SPEC=3
SCREENMODE=0
SCREENWIDTH=1280
SCREENHEIGHT=720

Score 6966

With Maximum settings 1920 X 1200 w/ LoD options on, scored 3074


Settings to improve scores
LoD options on. Unless your having popping issues, or performance issues due to drivers or using an older card you shouldn't even notice.

Shadows 512 resolution. In most cases this is unlikely to be noticed as well. 1024 is also an option.

Ambient Occlusion low or off. It's a subtle effect that adds shadows where 2 objects are close to one another. It's usually a big performance hit for a subtle improvement.

Motion blur and depth of field off. While they make a cinematic like the benchmark look amazing they often cause headaches and additional eyestrain when playing a game. They additionally cause a performance hit since cards don't yet render lower res for areas with heavy blur to regain or gain performance.


Further note, this is the first of at least 2 benchmarks. The next of which should have character creation that can be saved and used for ARR when released. [Source Yoshi-P]
Another thing to keep in mind especially those running AMD/ATI cards is FSAA will perform better than windowed AA.
And for everyone, full screen requires less graphic resource than windowed since the video card isn't having to render and buffer the rest of your applications. (this is the reason it's slower to Alt-Tab from a Full Screen application than it is when running windowed applications. But windowed will take a performance hit for this reason.

Hopefully the next Benchmark will have a full screen option for those that do not have the opportunity to play beta.

For those wanting to maximize their score, test each feature and see what gives the largest performance hit for your hardware. And minimum resolution is 1024 X 720 which requires editing of the *.ini file in the benchmark folder.
 
Anonymous
Jan 23, 2013 - 21:50:20 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Low resolution score:7890
High resolution score: 4750

Core I5 2500k OC to 4.7 Ghz
Two Radeon 6850 (CrossfireX) OC to 950 core 1150 Mem
16 gig DDR3 ram OC to 2133
2x WD 10,000 RPM HD in Raid 0
 
Anonymous
Jun 29, 2012 - 12:11:36 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

FF 14 not support CF ?
I use radeon 5870 crossfire,
But second card gpu not load, it load idle.

my computer specs
AMD Phenom IIx4 955BE
Ram 16 Gb
First HDD 620 Gb (OS and program only)
Graphic card Radeon 5870 (Crossfire)
PSU ENEMAX 1250W

I got 4371 on the benchmark.
I thing This game support Multi GPU it very good.


 
Anonymous
Jun 25, 2012 - 14:53:42 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Are these specs good enough to run this?

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C:\Program Files (x86)\Pando Networks\Media Booster\PMB.exe 00000918
C:\Program Files (x86)\Square Enix\FINAL FANTASY XIV\ffxivconfig.exe 00001030
C:\Users\Hauke\AppData\Local\Google\Update\1.3.21.115\GoogleCrashHandler.exe 00000968
C:\Users\Hauke\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe 00000988

 
Anonymous
Jun 17, 2012 - 18:40:56 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Stock i7-920 (2.67Ghz) with 5870 video at full 1080p
Score of 4621
 
Anonymous
Feb 09, 2012 - 04:44:16 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

--AMD--
Athlon/Phenom(II) 2/4/6 Core, Bulldozer 4/6/8Core running 2.8Ghz+

--INTEL--
Core 2 Duo/Quad, i3/i5/i7, 2.8Ghz+

To many procs to break down overall.
AMD Athlon
 
Anonymous
Jan 11, 2012 - 18:17:18 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Think this cpu is good enuff to run this game well;
AMD Phenom II X4 970 (3.5ghz]
power color radeon 6770 1024 dd5
8gb 1333mhz ddr3
600watt psu corsair

getting 24+ fps avrege at best on 1080p :/
 
Anonymous
Nov 17, 2011 - 20:24:51 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I was really excited about playing Final Fantasy XIV after seeing different videos and graphics in the game, but after seeing all the requirements, I'm not sure I'll be able to play.
To be honest, I'm not sure what a video card is or how to install it. I only just heard of video cards after looking up the requirements for the game. Could someone please give me a rough estimate on how much a cheap video card that will play XIV and installation would cost?
Please and thank you.
 
Anonymous
Nov 02, 2011 - 17:52:45 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

can you use the game without using the internet? as i only have a dongle and it would just eat up my credit lol
 
Anonymous
Aug 26, 2011 - 08:11:14 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Any idea if this laptop will have a problem running xiv
Acer Aspire AS7750G-9657 Notebook
Intel Core i7 2630QM(2.00GHz)
6GB Memory
750GB HDD 5400rpm
DVD Super Multi
AMD Radeon HD 6650M (2GB DDR3 VRAM)
 
Anonymous
Jul 17, 2011 - 11:59:57 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

i have the beta file but when i try to rar it it says to enter a password and when i enter the password it says its either corrupt or its wrong and its n ot possible i redownloaded the password twise and still same thing..?? so i cant download the beta can someone msg me kingd88@yahoo.com and tell me the password to enter so i can rar and download the beta please i spent 23 hours downloading and installing and cant even play now i got the beta and its not excepting the password
 
Anonymous
Jun 10, 2011 - 05:24:40 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Can this game be installed on more than one computer using the same disc?
 
Anonymous
Jun 02, 2011 - 22:49:10 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I have a Mac Pro 2.66 GHZ Intel Core I5, 4gb memory 1067 mhz DDR3, ATI Radeon HD 4850, Parallells, Windows7, all updated. Is there a way around the videocard not accepting Directx for directdraw.
 
Anonymous
Apr 09, 2011 - 15:19:42 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

32bit* sorry
 
Anonymous
Apr 09, 2011 - 15:18:56 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

vista home premium 31bit
intel core 2 duo cpu t7250 @2GHz
3 GB RAM
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS

I really want to play FFXIV. I have a ps3 but i don't want to wait until september to play it.
I dont now much about this stuff.
I ran the benchmark for 30 seconds got a score of 20 and then it crashes. ANY HELP? PLEASE RESPOND
 
Anonymous
Feb 22, 2011 - 10:12:02 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

It would seem this game is pretty much depending on your graphics card to do all the work. Thus it matters little what your CPU is or how much ram you have. If you lack a good graphics card this game is going to suck for you.

If you want to play this game, get windows 7 64bit. Then buy a decent graphics card something decent. So yeah without a decent graphics card you are going to have to knock the settings down a lot.

Also keep in mind that since the servers are in japan. There is going to be latency no matter how "epic" your rig or connection is. It is simply a distance thing unless you live in japan or Asia. For us in the States it simply is what it is.
 
Anonymous
Jan 03, 2011 - 17:51:35 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

OS Version Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600
BIOS Version 1.80
CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 740 @ 1.73GHz
Physical Memory 4096MB RAM
Hard Disk Capacity 625,388,548,096 [Byte] 582.438 [GB]
Hard Disk Free Space Capacity 546,054,664,192 [Byte] 508.553 [GB]
Video NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M version=8.17.12.6099

Anychance at working. I got 1200 on the benchmark.
 
sainiravikantsg
Dec 16, 2010 - 21:13:58 | Location: Unknown, India

i have dell inspiron 1525 with 2GB RAM CORE 2 DUO processor..i have no graphics card installed...can i play final fantasy 14..or which version of final fantasy i can play..
 
Anonymous
Dec 08, 2010 - 12:03:18 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

can I play this game ? I have an accer with an intel core i3, windows 7, intel core processor, 15.6" HD LED LCD, Intel HD graphics, 4GB DDR3 Memory, 320GB HHD, DVD super multi Dl drive, Accer Nplify 802.11b/g/n, 6-cell Li-ion battery. can anyone tell if can play ffxiv?
 
Anonymous
Nov 29, 2010 - 18:55:23 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Will FFXIV run on my new computer with these specs?

Intel® CoreTM 2 Duo SU7300 (1.3GHz/800Mhz FSB/3MB cache)
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
2GB3 Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM at 800MHz
160GB4 SATA II hard drive (5400RPM)
1024 (MB) NVIDIA GT335M GeForce®
 
Anonymous
Oct 27, 2010 - 07:02:43 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

For the record, the recommended settings should be the minimum. I have above the minimum and the NPCs and mobs take about 10 mins to load everytime I go into a new area. I have disgustingly fast internet as my bf puts it. His is slower than mine but he has a better computer and manages to run FF XIV but still with lag and he has:

MS Windwos 7 Home Premium 64-bit, AMD Phenom 9150e Quad-Core Processor, 8.0GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce 9800GT

You are gonna need a serious computer for this game -_-
 
Anonymous
Oct 23, 2010 - 23:48:02 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Hey guys! Do you think i can run smoothly on an asus k52jr w/ core i3 and Ati Radeon HD 5470?
 
Anonymous
Oct 13, 2010 - 03:17:50 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I've tried running it on my laptop and it is almost unplayable. 2.2ghz, 4gb, 512k Radeon, etc.
Even with settings cranked way down it still runs so bad you can't even play it.
I upgraded my internet service to the max they'd allow and it didn't solve it.
My computer is running WoW and LoTRO at max settings totally smooth.
Maybe this will patch out?
 
Anonymous
Oct 07, 2010 - 06:06:40 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

got 4099 on low res, heres my spec

Wind 7 Ultimate 32bits
AMD Phenom II X4 3.4Ghz BE
8Go RAM DDR3 (only using 3 since 32bits)
GeForce GTX275

 
Anonymous
Oct 05, 2010 - 23:49:06 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Will my new Asus G73JW-A1 laptop be able to run this?
 
Anonymous
Sep 30, 2010 - 15:28:42 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I tried beta with this machine and it lagged and i was wondering before i buy this game if they have changed things... And will it run it now...
Win 7pro 64bit
Xeon 3060 conroe 2.4ghz dual core 4 MBcache FSB 1066 MHz
Kingston HyperX 4GB DDR2 1066MHz Non-ECC CL5
wd 2x raptor 10000rpm
ATI 5770 x2 crossfire
 
Anonymous
Sep 29, 2010 - 22:02:35 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Hows this:
Alienware M17xR2
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Intel Quad Core i7 820QM 1.73GHz (3.06GHz Turbo Mode, 8MB Cache)
6GB RAM DDR3
CrossfireX™ 1GB GDDR5 ATI Radeon™ Mobility HD 5870
2x500GB SATAII 7200RPM HDD in RAID 0
17-inch WideUXGA 1920 x 1200 RGB LED (1200p)
 
Anonymous
Sep 28, 2010 - 18:38:42 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I have,
Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Core 2 Duo E8600 3,33ghz
4Gb Ram DDR2
Asus EN9600GT 1GB DDR3

will it do fine at

Window Size and Display Mode 1280x720 (720p) (Windowed)
Ambient Occlusion OFF
Depth of Field ON
Shadow Detail Standard
Multisampling 0x
Buffer Size Window Size
Texture Quality High
Texture Filtering High

 
Anonymous
Sep 28, 2010 - 06:46:55 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Specs :
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.100618-1621)
AMD Phenom(tm) II N850 Triple Core Processor (3 CPUs), ~2.2GHz
AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250

Score: 299
Load Time: 56658 ms

Wow... This really sucks. I bought this computer 2 days ago and 780 dollars before takes and such.
 
Xenor
Sep 27, 2010 - 08:44:35 | Location: Durham, United Kingdom

Problem with the Radeon 4200 is it's an integrated chip, and they're usually very bad. A cheap graphics card that will run FFXIV is the Radeon 5670, but if you want to run it at more than default settings/720p you're going to want something more.

Guy with 310M, laptops in general are very poor for gaming due to the GPUs they have. Even worse is that you can't upgrade them. I guess what you could do is sell the laptop and buy a new one, or just wait for the PS3 release.
 
Anonymous
Sep 27, 2010 - 06:36:21 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I'm thoroughly irritated to the point of screaming in rage; i recently got a Toshiba Satellite laptop with 4GB DDR3 RAM, dual core 2.13(each) intel i3 processors and a 512MG Geforce 310M graphics card. Paid $832 for it, including tax. It runs Tiberium wars on maximum graphics, Tiberium Twilight on high graphics (both C&C series games), and Crysis on medium. To my eternal dismay, my laptop got a whopping 540 max on low....yay squenix for making a game that no one can play!
 
Anonymous
Sep 27, 2010 - 06:14:17 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Im sure i can ugrade it. just dont know if i have the money to right now. was hoping my system could run it without having to upgrade.
Thanks for the help!
 
Xenor
Sep 27, 2010 - 00:01:25 | Location: Durham, United Kingdom

You are correct about 3D. Unfortunately what was shown at E3 was just a tech demo for the PS3. Everyone at the time thought it meant FFXIV would be in 3D on the PS3 at least, but it seems that is no longer the case. I will update the page to remove the reference to 3D.

To the guy with the Radeon 4200, I don't think that will run FFXIV. Is there no way you can upgrade that? The rest of your system handles the game great.
 
Anonymous
Sep 26, 2010 - 06:23:07 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

core2duo 1.86ghz, 3gb ddr2, 9600gt 512mb gddr3 - score 1820 on low resolution (720p).
 
Anonymous
Sep 24, 2010 - 21:58:42 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

"The game will support 3D"
Are you sure about that? I know the tech demo was in 3D, but I have the collector's edition and the entire nVidia 3D setup, and it does NOT work in 3D as far as I can tell....
 
Anonymous
Sep 24, 2010 - 16:52:48 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Hey i really want to buy this game, but i dont know if my computer will run it. its an HP pavilion with an AMD phenom II quad-core processor, 8GB ddr3 ram. 1 TB of hard drive. and an ATI Radeon HD 4200 (I think thats the graphics card) if any one knows if this computer could run it please tell me! i dont wanna buy it, then not be able to use it. Thanks!
 
Xenor
Sep 24, 2010 - 07:00:14 | Location: Durham, United Kingdom

To the people with the 5470 and 8800, the game will probably run on low settings but you may experience slowdown due to the GPU when a lot of players are around.

The person with the 8800 GPU will the most problems I think. The minimum for this game is a GeForce 9600, however I think the 8800 is more powerful than a 9600. If you have a desktop, why not play the game on that until you upgrade the GPU?

To the person with the 330M, I think you will be able to run the game on that if it has 512mb or higher VRAM.

I can't guarantee any of what I am saying however, you should run the benchmark! A score of around 1500+ is pretty much minimum.
 
Anonymous
Sep 23, 2010 - 07:18:01 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

my laptop spec core i3-350M speed 2.27Ghz,RAM 2Ghz DDR3, VGA ATI Radeon HD5470,Win XP Pro SP3 with DirectX 9.0c. can i playing FF XIV Online PC on my laptop? thx.
 
Anonymous
Sep 23, 2010 - 06:45:39 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I have all the minimum requirements. But I'm a little worried about my video card. I have an Asus video card, powered by NVIDIA GeForce EN8800GT GPU, with 1GB DDR3 video memory. Will this game run with my video card? Anyone knows?
 
Anonymous
Sep 16, 2010 - 17:26:13 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

If I'm running on a macbook pro, graphics card reads: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M, and I'm going to use windows 7 with boot camp, will i be able to run this game ok?
 
Anonymous
Sep 13, 2010 - 05:42:06 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Anonymous said: "Oh I actually thought that since it was on ps3 it would have been 1080p"

If you check the back of games you will see that about 99% of PS3 games run at 720p
 
Anonymous
Sep 13, 2010 - 05:38:49 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

-Intel E2160 1.80 ghz duo core processor
-Nvidia 9800 GTS
-3 gigs of DDR2 RAM

(Acer Aspire AM5640 with video card upgrade)

and with that fail computer I get over 2k on the benchmark.


 
Anonymous
Sep 10, 2010 - 14:32:55 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

i cant run the game on my laptop. 2.4gz core 2 duo, 4 gb ram, gt120m video card. I figured i could at least run it on lowest settings, but even then the FPS is horrible.

Time to build a desktop i suppose.
 
Anonymous
Sep 09, 2010 - 04:09:40 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

traded in my old mac pro for a 2010 mac pro. 3.2quad, 8gb ram, ati5870. @1080 got a 4639, @720 got a 6016
 
Xenor
Sep 09, 2010 - 00:33:12 | Location: Durham, United Kingdom

The GeForce 9400 is a poor graphics card by today's standards. Upgrade that to a decent GPU and the game will run fine on that system. Try getting a Radeon 5750, 5830 or the GeForce equivalent. A 5670 will do if your budget can't allow. I'm not sure going top of the range would be a great idea without upgrading the CPU as well, because it would create a bottleneck.
 
Anonymous
Sep 08, 2010 - 23:17:54 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Same problem as some of you, my system exceed the minimuns and does not pass 1000 in the score.

When playing the beta, the game runs terribly slow, just cant play.

Gforce 9400 1gb
4gb ram
core 2 duo 2.8 ghz
seven ultim. 64bits

Dont think i need a new pc, in fact, i need some explanation for all this.
 
Anonymous
Sep 08, 2010 - 22:39:38 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

"Wahh I'm a spoiled child"

You get out.

PS. YAY for not supporting the i3/5 integrated GPU!! so awesome!
 
Anonymous
Sep 06, 2010 - 07:03:44 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Wahh I don't want to upgrade my computer. Get out, this is not for you.
 
Anonymous
Sep 06, 2010 - 04:24:58 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

OK I need to know if I will be able to run well with the setup I plan on having. Please let me know if this is a good setup or what I need to do different.
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Processor: AMD Athlon II x2 238e 2.7GHz
RAM: 6.0 GB
Video Card: ATI HD Radeon 5750 1GB GDDR5 memory
Monitor:40 inch Plasma screen(Used an old TV for monitor)
 
Anonymous
Sep 05, 2010 - 22:44:49 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Well, since I'll have to upgrade the graphics card, which will probably cost a few hundred bucks, I won't be buying this game. It's sad because I've been truly waiting patiently for this game to come out. I was sooo excited when I heard it was about to be releaed, and now I can't play. I can afford the game and a monthly fee, but I'm not about to buy a graphics card...thanks a lot SE for killing my chances to play my favorite game!
 
Anonymous
Sep 04, 2010 - 22:39:41 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

As long as you have good processing power, and the RAM and video card to back it, XIV will run with few, if any, technical problems.

In my case, my processing power was 2.8, an ATI Radeon 5870 for the video card, and 20gig on RAM. After running three tests on both resolutions, the benchmark scored me at 6500s range to 4700s range respectively.
 
Anonymous
Sep 04, 2010 - 04:30:14 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Keep in mind there is no support from our video drivers for this game yet. Performance will instantly increase when released at some level I would imagine.
 
Anonymous
Sep 03, 2010 - 17:46:37 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

so all I have is a amd phenom II triple-core mobile processor N830(2.1GHZ 1.5mb L2 Cache) with Radeaon HD 4250 graphics card...Im thinking I would be able to run this game on my laptop witll I??? Will I?
 
Anonymous
Sep 03, 2010 - 05:11:42 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

so apparently square enix is REQUIRING a dedicated graphics card? so users with an i3/5 with intel hd graphics can't play. how wonderfully retarded. screw you, SE.
 
Anonymous
Sep 01, 2010 - 02:33:08 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

ffxivboot.exe keeps crashing! same thing happened when i ran the benchmark after i choose my character. running win7 i5
 
Anonymous
Aug 31, 2010 - 19:30:04 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

My system apears to well exceed this "MINIMUM" requirement but when I completed the benchmark test, I scored 1901 @ 1080P Resolution (2100 at lower resolution setting within test).

Below is my system specs.
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+ Brisbane (2.5 GHz)
4 Gig of OCZ DDRII 800 RAM
Asus 9800 GTX+ with latest driver from Nvidia
Vista Ultimate 64-Bit
 
Anonymous
Aug 31, 2010 - 08:44:12 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I have the same problem... My computer can run anything and easily exceeds all listed requirements, but it scores under 1500. If this computer can't run it I'm officially done with Square Enix
 
Anonymous
Aug 30, 2010 - 20:59:04 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

i have a 2.70 dual core pent and 4 gb of ram and i score lower then 1000 i dont understand i meet everything it ask for
 
Anonymous
Aug 30, 2010 - 05:44:58 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I am new to playin final fantasy on a pc I usually play it on the playstation systems ... I have recently recieved a MacBook Pro ... how can I use the benchmark to make sure I can use this pc for FFXIV?
 
Anonymous
Aug 27, 2010 - 21:35:37 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

well my score was 2658 and load time: 28284ms
but i have a question:
Do FFXIV will run on my monitor 17" LCD(1080x720)? Cuz starcraft II doesnt runned because of his resolution.
But benchmark of FFXIV runned greatly
 
Anonymous
Aug 27, 2010 - 11:41:43 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

This makes no sense to me... I exceed all the requirements needed and have a great gaming PC that can handle anything I try, but my benchmark score won't go over 1286. The videos run smoothly and look great without any problems. I've played many MMORPGs and the computer has no problems with castle sieges
 
Anonymous
Aug 27, 2010 - 11:20:51 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Will this game work with ATI Radeon HD 4650 graphics card if everything else is above the minimal system requirements?
 
Anonymous
Aug 24, 2010 - 20:22:57 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I was thinking about getting an affordable comp for this game. The one I am looking at has a AMD Athlon(TM) X4 635 quad-core processor [2.9GHz], 6GB DDR3-1333MHz SDRAM, and 1GB ATI Radeon HD 5450 [DVI, HDMI, VGA adapter] video card. How do you think it would run with that setup?
 
Xenor
Aug 02, 2010 - 14:12:15 | Location: Durham, United Kingdom

It should be noted that the benchmark isn't very accurate, although it is a good base to judge from. If you exceed the minimum requirements and aren't keen on upgrading I'd recommend waiting for the open beta and giving the game a try with what you have. I wouldn't be surprised if a new benchmark is released closer to the game's release date but that's just a guess. Thing with this benchmark is it doesn't support SLI or crossfire while the game does.

My system specification is a 2.66ghz core 2 duo, 3gb RAM and a Radeon HD 5830 graphics card. Windows Vista. I score around 2570 on the high benchmark and around 3000 on the low benchmark. I don't plan to upgrade anything and I am still hoping to play it on higher than 720p. The settings used in the recommended requirements in the article can be altered further, for example depth of field can be turned off or textures set to medium. This would allow the resolution some room for increase.

I am confused as to why the person with a 2.5ghz dual core, 4gb RAM and GeForce 9600 scores so low on the benchmark when everything except the graphics exceeds the minimum. The graphics card you have is the minimum however but according to the benchmark you can't run the game at all which contradicts Square Enix's minimum requirements. This is what I mean with inaccuracies in the benchmark. If you upgrade the graphics card to a Radeon 5830 or similar you should be able to score similar to me, but like with my setup your CPU will hold you back somewhat.
 
Anonymous
Jul 25, 2010 - 22:35:47 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

my bench mark only hit 3k which means to run at default settings? I dont have the best computer in the world but its not old either. i7 920 processor 6gigs tri channel ram gtx 285 vista 64 bit what else should i do to run higher specs?
 
Anonymous
Jul 23, 2010 - 00:07:49 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

For people saying that Square sucks because their 'new' computer is getting low scores, you should know that any videocard that's says XX3X (like 4830) and X6XX (like 4650 or 9600) completely and utterly sucks. The higher the number does not automatically make the card better. I'm thinking Final Fantasy XIV needs at least an HD4850 or HD5750 to play smoothly.
 
Anonymous
Jul 18, 2010 - 03:48:02 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

i also exceed the requirement and score very low (1300) on the benchmark...
 
Anonymous
Jul 14, 2010 - 12:40:23 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I hope it is as good as the benchmark...got 6k score on it...I think its not make to load a burden onto the VGA because during run the benchmark my VGA in GPU-Z shows less work while different in memory and processor...and after I Overclock my processor more it even give more score...
 
Anonymous
Jul 09, 2010 - 19:33:12 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Yeah, I have a quad core 2ghz, with 6gigs of ram and a 6gig video ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650 and I barely hit 1280 on my score. For a new laptop, I was shocked. I guess they are developing the game for future tech. that isn't released yet. I thought, I'll just wait for the PS3 version. But, I'm not thrilled about the low resolution whem I'm used to 1082.
 
Anonymous
Jul 09, 2010 - 00:04:50 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Vista
Core 2 duo 2.5g
Geforce 9600 1g
4g of ram

and the benchmark won't pass over a score of 600 >< somthings wrong here......
time to buy a new comp!!
 
Anonymous
Jul 08, 2010 - 07:12:03 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

if you have a better processor and graphics card then you are fine.
 
Anonymous
Jul 04, 2010 - 00:44:34 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Do you have to have those exact processors and graphics card? I have a gaming computer with a different processor and graphics card, but they are a lot better than those on the requirements list.
 
Anonymous
Mar 22, 2010 - 05:52:47 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

I don't think they should set the minimum requirements too high for pc or their going to leave out a lot of people, especially the casual players who aren't total pc nerds or spoiled rich kids who own an alienware. I think minimum should be GeForce 6150 which is what a lot of pc's and laptops with built in graphics have. Set it too high and you'll have a virtual world with nothing but nerd sausage fest. Final Fantasy XI actually appealed to a lot of girls, stay at home moms, and even married couples. I've played with people as old as 50 and it's nice to play with people who are mature and have professional jobs in real life. I hate playing with immature kids trying to act all tough behind the monitor, shouting obscenities, and disrupting everyone's good time. Case in point, most people are broke and will not pay to upgrade to the very latest and most expensive game hardware for just one game. The game will suffer if they leave out an important target demographic, casual gamers, especially the ones with jobs and could afford the monthly fee.
 
Anonymous
Jan 08, 2010 - 20:21:41 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Oh I actually thought that since it was on ps3 it would have been 1080p but i hope it doesnt really make a difference in visual look on my screen