Battlefield Hardline PC Technical Preview

Company: EA
Author: Sean Ridgeley
Editor: Sean Ridgeley
Date: June 11th, 2014

Introduction, test setup, requirements

Battlefield Hardline is an upcoming cops and robbers shooter developed by Visceral Games (best known for the Dead Space series), and DICE (creators of the Battlefield series).

The game is currently in the closed beta stage. If you're curious on how it's shaping up so far in terms of PC features and performance, read on for an early look.

Test Setup

  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 3570K 3.4GHz (Stock)
  • Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB DDR3-1600 (Stock)
  • Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 640GB 3.5" 7200RPM / OCZ Agility 3 6Gb/s (Cache)
  • Video Card: Sapphire Tri-X R9 290 4GB (Stock)
  • Driver: Catalyst 14.6 beta
  • Resolution: 1920x1080
  • Input: Logitech G400 mouse @ 1900dpi, Leopold Tenkeyless Linear Touch Mechanical Keyboard
  • Audio: Corsair Vengeance 1500 7.1 Gaming Headset

System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 8 64-bit
  • Processor: AMD Six-Core CPU or Intel Quad-Core CPU
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Video Card: AMD Radeon HD 7870 or Nvidia Geforce GTX 660
  • Storage: 30GB