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Hardware specs for Crysis 3

CabalocCabaloc Fort Pierce, FLPosts: 116Member

If I put this in the wrong section, sorry .

These specs just blew my mind for high performance settings, 2x 680's in sli ? lol that leaves me out .,19509.html



  • RidelynnRidelynn Fresno, CAPosts: 5,549Member Rare

    I have never been a fan of the game, but everyone in the enthusiast community had to give credit to Crysis 1 for raising the PC bar, and in general for CryEngine. Too bad they lost most of their credibility with Crysis 2. I don't have a lot of hope for Crysis 3 - if they try to push the PC bar again, they will more or less just come off as abusing hardware rather than pushing the envelope, and if they don't, they'll just be catering to consoles again. Crytek rather pinned themselves in to a Catch 22.

  • TheDarkrayneTheDarkrayne YorkshirePosts: 3,102Member Uncommon

    Yeh, Crysis 2 just didn't do it for me at all and the high system requirements just made it even worse. Crysis 1 was a masterpiece because it was a good game with good and demanding graphics. Crysis 2 was a let down because it was an average game with good and demanding graphics.

    Gameplay needs to be there first before any graphics can be praised. Lets hope they get back on track with C3.

  • KabaalKabaal Posts: 3,040Member Uncommon

    Going by the alpha of the game it neither looks particularly good graphically nor runs well. So far its run of the mill and crappy optimized so the daft specs are just covering their own backsides.

    At least the first game could get away with running crap as even now it's still held up as one of the best looking games, especially modded.

  • CleffyCleffy San Diego, CAPosts: 5,405Member Rare

    I like the high end system requirements.

    You can either use a Core i5 2500, or an FX4170.

  • kadepsysonkadepsyson Phoenix, AZPosts: 1,917Member Uncommon

    I think my PC will struggle.

    Though I have an array of SSDs, two 7970s in Crossfire, 16 GB of 1600mhz RAM, and a 3.4GHz quad core, I'm betting my PC will struggle.

    Why will my PC struggle with this game?  because I'll want to run it at six times 1080p.  7680 x 1600 resolution.  I buy graphics cards to support my displays rather than to run games :(

    AsRock Z710 Extreme7+ motherboard
    Intel i7-6700K Skylake 4.0 GHz processor
    8 GB DDR4 3600 mhz RAM
    Samsung 850 Evo 2.5" SSD
    Samsung 950 Pro M.2 SSD
    Haf X case
    Two MSI 980 Ti GPUs in SLI
    Three 30" U3011 monitors at 7680x1600 resolution in Surround
    An additional 27" Dell 4K monitor

    Basically my gaming rig is made of money
    El Psy Congroo

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