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      China: November 28, 2013
      Japan: May 20, 2014
      Taiwan: November 20, 2014
      <a name="4">Has Beta Testing started?</a> Yes. CBT 1: Oct 29, 10am PDT - Nov 2, 10pm PDT [NA server only]* CBT 2: Nov 13, 10am PDT - Nov 16, 10pm PDT [NA/EU]** CBT 3: Nov 24, 10am PDT - Nov 30, 10pm PDT [NA/EU]** CBT 4: Dec 11, 10am PDT - Dec 14, 10pm PDT (English/French/German)[NA/EU]** CBT 5: Dec 18, 10am PDT - Dec 21, 10pm PDT (English/French/German)[NA/EU]** *NA servers will only support English. **EU servers will support English, French, and German; except on CBTs 1, 2, & 3. <a name="5">What type of pay model will Blade & Soul use?</a> Blade & Soul has been announced as a F2P (free-to-play) title for the West and will have no content limitations. They have also stated that the game will not be "pay-to-win". <a name="6">Will the Western clients be censored?</a> No. <a name="7">Where will the Western servers be located?</a> Blade & Soul's Western servers will be housed in the following location: North America: Dallas, Texas US
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      <a name="8">Will there be Oceanic/SEA servers?</a> There are currently no plans to support Oceanic/SEA servers. However, NCSOFT has stated that if the community shows enough interest they will reconsider. A petition has been created for NCSOFT to reconsider. <a name="9">Will my characters from the other regions be transferable to the Western versions?</a> No. Transferring accounts is not possible, but transferring the physical appearance of your character from other versions is possible through the profile screenshot function in Character Creation. <a name="10">Will the Western version be region blocked?</a> There are currently no plans for region blocking. <a name="11">What are the playable races?</a> Jin, Gon, Yun, Lyn. Click here for more information. <a name="12">Why did they change the name of the Kun race to Yun for the Western release?</a> In North America, the word "Kun" closely resembles a derogatory racial slur. <a name="13">What are the playable classes?</a> There are currently six confirmed playable classes for the Western versions. The "Warlock" class can be found in the KR, CN, JP and TW clients but have yet to be confirmed for the North American and European release.
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      <a name="14">Are there race and class restrictions?</a> Yes. The playable races in Blade & Soul are indeed restricted to a select few classes. Below you'll find what you can play each race as. Jin: Assassin, Blade Master and Kung Fu Master
      Gon: Destroyer, Force Master and Kung Fu Master
      Lyn: Blade Dancer, Force Master and Summoner
      Yun: Blade Master, Force Master and Kung Fu Master
      <a name="15">What will be the Western versions initial level cap?</a> The initial level cap on release will be 45. <a name="16">Will there be a vigor/fatigue system the the Western versions?</a> No. <a name="17">What systems will this game be released on?</a> Blade & Soul will be released for Windows PC. <a name="18">What are the required PC specs for Blade & Soul?</a> Below are the PC specs taken from Blade & Soul's Korean client. [Minimum Spec] CPU : Intel Dual core/AMD Athlon 64X2 or better RAM : 2G or better VGA : nVidia Geforce 8600GT/AMD Radeon HD4600 or better HDD : 15GB OS : Windows XP (Service pack 2), Vista, Win7 (32bit / 64bit) DirectX : 9.0c [Recommended] CPU : Intel Quad core/AMD Phenom II X4 or better RAM : 4G or better VGA : nVidia Geforce 8800GTX / AMD Radeon HD4850 or better HDD : 15GB OS : Windows XP (Service pack 2), Vista, Win7 (64bit) DirectX : 9.0c <a name="19">I didn't catch one of Blade & Soul's Livestreams, what did I miss?</a> You can view all past broadcasts here. <a name="20">Will there be founder packs for the Western versions?</a> Yes, you can view their packages here. <a name="21">Will Blade & Soul be on Steam?</a> This has not yet been confirmed. <a name="22">Will Windows 10 be supported?</a> Yes. Updated: December 25th, 2015
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Can my computer run Blade & Soul?

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GPU - XFX Amd 6850/Stock 775/1000

CPU - AMD Phenom II x4 965 Black edition - stock 3.4Ghz

Ram - 6gigs

OS - Windows 7 64bit

Monitor Native resolution - 1600x900

what can i expect in terms of actual gameplay and not just standing around in a non populate zone?

medium/high

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Thanks, glad I at least can run the game.. The memory on the graphic card doesn't matter what I've heard either :( I have 4GB.

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CPU: AMD Phenom™ II X2 550 Overclocked to 3.7Ghz

VGA: AMD Radeon HD 6800 Overclocked to 900MHz

RAM: 16GB

Monitor :1440x900

OS: Windows 7(x64)

Get around 20-40FPS on Max Settings, no more than 60FPS idle.

Unplayable while streaming, is there anything I can do to manage this without upgrading?

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CPU: AMD Phenom II X2 550 Overclocked to 3.7Ghz

VGA: AMD Radeon HD 6800 Overclocked to 900MHz

RAM: 16GB

Monitor :1440x900

OS: Windows 7(x64)

Get around 20-40FPS on Max Settings, no more than 60FPS idle.

Unplayable while streaming, is there anything I can do to manage this without upgrading?

It's your CPU holding you back, upgrading it is the only way to fix your problems. You could pick up a Phenom II x4 965 BE to get your fps up substantially. No idea how well that CPU would handle streaming but my guess is that it would not be all that great. It's also only $100 btw

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It's your CPU holding you back, upgrading it is the only way to fix your problems. You could pick up a Phenom II x4 965 BE to get your fps up substantially. No idea how well that CPU would handle streaming but my guess is that it would not be all that great. It's also only $100 btw

Thanks, well I guess its about time to get an x6.

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With that resolution I'd say steady 60 fps im using a 670 @ stock settings @1920x1200 and im steady 60fps 660TI should be just fine for your resolution :)

got some extra cash and my bro gave me his monitor that support 1920x1080.should i buy 670 to have 60fps or stick with 660ti?i'm also open to amd suggestions.i'm no good with hardware.btw if i get 670 is my 550w psu enough?

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600w is the recommended amount for the 670. Ive got a 650w 80 plus gold certified. look for the msi gtx 670 power edition. its what i got and i love it

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got some extra cash and my bro gave me his monitor that support 1920x1080.should i buy 670 to have 60fps or stick with 660ti?i'm also open to amd suggestions.i'm no good with hardware.btw if i get 670 is my 550w psu enough?

If you have to money to get a 670 go for it that card is rock solid and a pretty good investment, yesterday i realized that my game had locked the fps to 60 and messing around with the setting i get now 100~fps which make no diffrence a all but, it shows you what the card is capable of.

I believe the 7870 is the starting point to play on max settings, tho @1080p and with a crowd of ppl spamming skill will you get all the time 60fps ? I have no idea tbh i plan to go PvP and coming from Tera with big GvGs and nexus, I don't want to get killed cuz my fps droped

So yea 7870 starting point for max settings and 670 is pretty much cherry on the cake that card would only struggle on res like 2550x1440 @1080p it eats anything

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Graphichs: ATI Readon 2GB DDR5 HD6970

RAM: DDR3 8GB 1600-999 Vengeance

Mother board: ASUS Crosshair Formula IV 890FX

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 OPGA, "Deneb", Black Edition 3400MHz

Memory: OCZ SSD 120GB 500/550 Vertex 3 + 2x Samsung 2TB HD204UI

Power: SilverStone Strider SST-ST85F-P 850W

OS: Windows 7 home premium

Is my Current setup. :smooth:

Can I run on max? :confuse:

If not: what should I upgrade?

(don't care about budget, just power) :matrix:

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CPU: Intel® Core i7-2700K CPU @ 3.50GHz (8 CPUs), ~3.5GHz

RAM: 8.00 GB DDR3 1333MHz

VGA: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 1440 x 900 native

SO: Windows 8 Pro (x64bit)

I'm guessing it'll run, would just like to know how well.

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Graphichs: ATI Readon 2GB DDR5 HD6970

RAM: DDR3 8GB 1600-999 Vengeance

Mother board: ASUS Crosshair Formula IV 890FX

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 OPGA, "Deneb", Black Edition 3400MHz

Memory: OCZ SSD 120GB 500/550 Vertex 3 + 2x Samsung 2TB HD204UI

Power: SilverStone Strider SST-ST85F-P 850W

OS: Windows 7 home premium

Is my Current setup. :smooth:

Can I run on max? :confuse:

If not: what should I upgrade?

(don't care about budget, just power) :matrix:

Yes

CPU: Intel® Core i7-2700K CPU @ 3.50GHz (8 CPUs), ~3.5GHz

RAM: 8.00 GB DDR3 1333MHz

VGA: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 1440 x 900 native

SO: Windows 8 Pro (x64bit)

I'm guessing it'll run, would just like to know how well.

Max at that resolution

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Yes a 6950 plays max settings no problems

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ATI radeon HD 3200 graphic

Ati display

AMD phenom 9600 quad core processor

4096 mb ram

And good ???

how should i upgrade mine or with what, a Radeon 7850 or so is that all i should look for?

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what's the wattage of your power supply.

I'm not actually sure i got this computer a few years back and tossed out the box.

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It's written on the power supply itself in the case

Erm.. something is written on the computer is says

AMD phenom 9600

the manufacture website says it's 300 watts

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computer_internals.jpg

300 watts is what the manufacture websites says.

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Either

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130838

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102993

Should get you up to medium settings, but you'll have slideshow frame rates in crowded areas.

I would recommend saving up some more money, about $400 should be enough, and upgrading CPU, Motherboard, Power supply and graphics card.

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Either

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130838

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102993

Should get you up to medium settings, but you'll have slideshow frame rates in crowded areas.

I would recommend saving up some more money, about $400 should be enough, and upgrading CPU, Motherboard, Power supply and graphics card.

Couldn't i just get a 7850 GC or that wouldn't work?

I might end up having to buy a gaming pc too bad they're like 1k+

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Your power supply is too weak for a 7850.

So should I just buy a gaming PC?

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