Crysis Hardware Performance Guide

Find out what you need to run Crysis in our hardware performance guide.

Crysis is the textbook definition of a next-generation game. Picturesque beaches? Check. Ridiculously detailed jungles? Check. Utterly drinkable water effects? Check. Requires a computer from the future? Check. Crysis is either a game from the future that managed to travel back in time to warn us about nanosuits and North Koreans as interpreted though a cleverly disguised shooter, or it's just ahead of its time. Our best test computers, outfitted with high-end CPUs and GPUs, struggled to maintain frame rates at the game's highest-quality settings. Suffice it to say, you will need to upgrade your computer for Crysis.

We used Crysis' two built-in benchmarks as our primary frame rate tests. The GPU benchmark performs a flyby over the island, gliding over many of the game's watery locales. The CPU benchmark takes a more destructive approach and has the character hurling grenades and firing rockets at every single structure and vehicle in sight, taxing the CPU with the resulting carnage. All results are the average of three test runs.

Game Settings
Expect to relax some of the game settings you're accustomed to enabling in other games when playing Crysis. We went through each game setting and figured out which settings affect performance and graphics quality the most. Take a look at the comparison screenshots to determine which settings are worth keeping.

Graphics
The minimum specs for Crysis call for a GeForce 6800. The game will run on a 6800, but it won't be pretty. We went ahead and tested more than 20 video cards to see how the game performed under three different operating systems, including Windows XP, Windows Vista 32-bit, and Windows Vista 64-bit.

CPU
Crysis likes multicore processors. It doesn't care how many there are, or even how fast they are, as long as you have at least two cores. However, if you're chugging along on a single-core processor, you might want to look into getting a new CPU.

Memory
We broke out the memory sticks and tested Crysis to see how the game performed with varying amounts of memory across Windows XP, Window Vista 32-bit, and Windows Vista 64-bit.

Systems

We put together a few sample systems to show how the game performs using real-world computers put together with parts from past hardware generations. Our slowest machine, a 3.0GHz Pentium 4 paired with a GeForce 6800, barely managed to run the game at the lowest settings. Our single-core AMD Athlon 64 4000+ paired with a Radeon X1650 XT performed adequately at low resolution with medium-quality settings. The dual-core Athlon 64 FX-60 paired with the Radeon X1900 XT 256MB managed to run the game with high-quality settings at somewhat playable frame rates. Our Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz and GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB system could run the game at high quality, but we had to reduce the screen resolution to boost frame rates. Our best dual-core rig, the Intel Core 2 Duo 2.93GHz and GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB setup, managed to run the game decently at 1600x1200 with high-quality settings.

System Setup: Intel Core 2 X6800, Intel Core 2 E6600, Intel 975XBX2, 2GB Corsair XMS Memory (1GB x 2), 160GB Seagate 7200.7 SATA Hard Disk Drive, Windows Vista. Graphics Card: GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB, XFX GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB XXX Edition, beta Nvidia ForceWare 169.04.

Athlon 64 FX-60, Athlon 64 4000+, Asus A8R32 MVP Deluxe, 2GB Corsair XMS Memory (1GB x 2), 160GB Seagate 7200.7 SATA Hard Disk Drive, Windows XP Professional SP2. Graphics Card:Radeon X1900 XT 256MB, Radeon X1650 XT 256MB, ATI Catalyst 7.10.

Intel Pentium 4 2.4GHz, Asus P4C800, 1GB Corsair XMS Memory (512MB x 2), 160GB Seagate 7200.7 SATA Hard Disk Drive, Windows XP Professional SP2. Graphics Card: GeForce 6800 128MB, beta Nvidia ForceWare 169.04.

Game Settings

Crysis has four basic preset quality settings: low, medium, high, and very high. The first three settings are available in Windows XP, but you'll need Windows Vista to access the very high quality setting. If you're willing to fiddle with a few files, it's not too difficult to get those settings working in Windows XP. But you probably wouldn't want to play the game with very high quality settings, as it's far too demanding for today's video cards, so it's not a huge lockout.

When it comes to individual settings, pay close attention to the shader, object, and shadow quality settings. The shader quality setting does wonders for Crysis' graphics, but every notch up slashes frame rate performance. You'll want to keep shaders as high as possible to have the game looking its best, but be prepared to lower it to keep frame rates playable. The object quality setting determines the quality and quantity of everything in the game--plant matter, bullet decals, corpses, and rocks. You can dial this setting back to reclaim some performance without a noticeable decrease in image quality, but don't reduce settings too far unless you want to transform the jungles into barren plains. Shadows take their usual toll on performance. Go ahead and set shadows to medium to achieve an acceptable balance between shadows and frame rates. Crysis doesn't really have "low quality shadows," as setting them to low simply disables them.

The Nvidia 169.04 drivers have a minor graphical downgrade that slightly increases performance in the 32-bit version of the game. We renamed the Crysis executables to disable the downgrade in our video card comparisons, but we did not rerun the settings tests with the file edits due to time constraints and the fact that we're not comparing different cards in these settings tests.

System Setup: Intel Core 2 X6800, Intel 975XBX2 2GB Corsair XMS Memory (1GBx2), 160GB Seagate 7200.7 SATA Hard Disk Drive, Windows Vista. Graphics Card: GeForce 8800 GTX, Nvidia ForceWare 169.04.

Image Comparison

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Preset Quality Settings

Very High Quality High Quality Medium Quality Low Quality

Object Quality Settings

Very High Quality High Quality Medium Quality Low Quality

Shader Quality Settings

Very High Quality High Quality Medium Quality Low Quality

Image Comparison Continued

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Shadow Quality Settings

Very High Quality High Quality Medium Quality Low Quality

Texture Quality Settings

Very High Quality High Quality Medium Quality Low Quality

Water Quality Settings

Very High Quality High Quality Medium Quality Low Quality

Crysis Video Cards


It's clear that Crytek had next-generation video cards in mind when it developed Crysis. Unless you pair up two of the very best video cards money can buy, nothing from this generation of video cards comes close to providing playable frame rates when running the game at a high resolution with maximum settings. Of the four overall quality settings, the top very-high-quality setting will challenge even the most powerful video cards of this generation. Fortunately, high quality still looks superb, and you don't need a King Kong of a video card to run Crysis at high quality, although you might have to compromise on resolution.

Our GeForce 8800 GTX barely managed to run the Crysis GPU benchmark with a playable level of performance at 1600x1200 with high quality settings. If you have a high-resolution LCD monitor, prepare to play at lower, nonnative resolutions or reduce the graphics quality settings down to medium or low. You'll likely need a dual-card setup to get the game running well at high resolution with good image quality. The only problem with dual-card systems is that many games either don't support multiple video cards or have mediocre support on release day. Our GeForce 8800 GTX SLI setup managed to put up impressive numbers, but our ATI CrossFire setups crashed the game. We expect multicard support to improve in the coming weeks.

We ran the SLI setup using the latest Nvidia drivers, version 169.09. For the rest of the Nvidia GPUs, we used the 169.04 drivers and changed the name of the Crysis executable to counteract the graphical downgrade that increased performance. Due to time constraints, we were not able to retest all of our single-card results using the new driver. Nvidia representatives assured us that single-card performance did not change significantly between the two driver versions.

We also tested Crysis on Windows XP, Windows Vista 32-bit, and Windows Vista 64-bit to see how performance varied across different operating systems. (Yes, Windows XP still wins.)

[Update, 11/15/07]: AMD has just released its ATI Radeon HD 3800 Series cards. You can find ATI Radeon HD 3870 and HD 3950 Crysis performance results in our new ATI Radeon HD 3800 Series Hands-On.

System Setup: Intel Core 2 X6800, Intel 975XBX2, eVGA 680i SLI, 2GB Corsair XMS Memory (1GBx2), 160GB Seagate 7200.7 SATA Hard Disk Drive, Windows XP Professional SP2. Graphics Cards: GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB, GeForce 8800 GT 512MB, GeForce 8800 GTS 640MB, XFX GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB XXX Edition, GeForce 8600 GTS 256MB, GeForce 8600 GT 256MB, GeForce 7900 GS 256MB, GeForce 7600 GT 256MB, GeForce 6800 128MB, GeForce 6600GT 128MB, Radeon HD 2900 XT 512MB, Radeon HD 2600 XT 256MB, Radeon HD 2600 Pro 256MB, Radeon HD 2400 XT 256MB, Radeon X1950 XTX 512MB, Radeon X1900 XT 256MB, Radeon X1950 Pro 256MB, Radeon X1650 XT 256MB, Radeon X1300 XT 256MB. Graphics Drivers: beta Nvidia ForceWare 169.04, beta Nvidia Forceware 169.09, ATI Catalyst 7.10

CPU


We used the built-in Crysis CPU benchmark to see how the game performed across a broad range of CPUs. We also ran the game on the same CPU but set at different frequencies to see how much clock speeds affected performance. The Intel Core 2 CPUs ran Crysis with ease, and our dual-core AMD Athlon 64 X2 processors also performed quite well--they did take a minor performance hit but still maintained playable frame rates. Our older single-core Athlon 64 4000+ lagged behind the other processors by a considerable amount. The CPU becomes less of a bottleneck when we bump up the graphical complexity. If you have a single-core processor you should definitely consider upgrading to a multicore. However, if you already have a dual-core CPU, you probably won't gain very much by moving up to a quad-core CPU.

System Setup: Intel Core 2 X6800, Intel Core 2 QX6600 Intel Core 2 Duo E6600, Intel Core 2 Duo E6300, Intel 975XBX2, AMD Athlon 64 FX-60, AMD Athlon 64 4000+, ASUS A8R32-MVP Deluxe, 2GB Corsair XMS Memory (1GBx2), 160GB Seagate 7200.7 SATA Hard Disk Drive, Windows Vista 32-bit. Graphics Card: GeForce 8800 GTX, beta Nvidia ForceWare 169.09.

Memory


The Crysis system requirements list recommends 1GB of RAM in Windows XP and 1.5GB of RAM in Windows Vista. These recommendations ring true for the most part. We didn't experience any adverse affects from running our systems with 1GB of RAM aside from slightly longer load times. Frame rates didn't increase when we moved up the ladder to two and then three gigabytes of RAM.

System Setup: Intel Core 2 X6800, Intel 975XBX2, 3GB Corsair XMS Memory (1GBx2 + 512MBx2), 2GB Corsair XMS Memory (1GBx2), Corsair XMS Memory 1GB, 1GB Corsair XMS Memory (512MBx2), 160GB Seagate 7200.7 SATA Hard Disk Drive, Windows XP Professional SP2, Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit. Graphics Card: GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB, Nvidia ForceWare 169.04.

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1194 comments
rickmaster1101
rickmaster1101

C2Q 9550 @ 3.4GHz paired with a GTX 470 OC. Very high in all settings, 1080p, 2x AA, silky smooth frames.

360nut
360nut

Im running the game on high directx 10 well, i get on average about 45-50fps some low dips in the 30 but overall it works well my specs are AMD PHENOM X3 2.31ghz, 4gb ram, BFG 9800GT OC 512mb. Im running windows 7 works well for gaming got a boost in most of my games from vista.

q8sauod
q8sauod

@shakwano yes there is ... u can run Directx 10 in vista.. which has really awesome graphics.. but i recommend u upgrade ur videocard to the GTX Series .. 9500 cant handle the Directx 10 with crysis on very high.. i guess u can only get it on medium or high on a 1280x1240 .. get the 9800 GX2 or if u have more money get the GTX 280 or better .. dont get the GTS 250.. coz its power is the same as the Nvidia 9800 GTX+ http://www.gpureview.com/show_cards.php?card1=606&card2=571 ^^ Website might help ya... it gives u full information about video cards

shakwano
shakwano

Is there a difference if you play Crysis on Win XP Pro SP3 or Vista X64 SP1? My specs: - AMD Athlon 64 X2 7850 2800 Mhz - 4Gb DDR2 800Mhz - Video Card 9500 GT 129bits 1Gb ram And I want to know if Vista is hoding down the overall performance during the game. Any ideas?

a_mop265
a_mop265

my system is a amd 5400+ OC'ed to 3.1 a HD 4830 512mb 2 gigs of ram 790GX Jetway mobo 250 gig hard drive windows xp home edition and i can run the crysis demo at 1600*1050 perfect it hovers around 30 fps and this is with everything set to "high" this system cost me about $550 at the time just have to find a good combination of parts and then u can have a good system

gbaturin
gbaturin

I'm getting decent fps at mostly high settings (only shadows, shaders and volumetric set to medium) on 1680*1050. Running Windows XP SP3, Intel x38 chipset, Core 2 Duo E8500 (3.16Ghz), 2Gb DDR3, WD Caviar Black SATA2 HDD, Geforce 9600GT. Nothing expensive, as you can see. So, you need the right combo of fast mb,hdd,cpu&gpu to run this smoothly. Don't play it on Vista unless you've got an i7 & a GeForce 295 ;-))) p.s. Crysis doesn't care about 4 cores, all you need is 2. And it prefers a combo of Intel+Nvidia.

Chris_53
Chris_53

just to add, to get stable fps at high, i honestly thing you need at least a core 2 duo E8000 series CPU, at a GTX260 vid card.

Chris_53
Chris_53

I run this with an AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ at 3.1GHz, 2GB RAM and Geforce 9800GTX+ under Windows XP and have it on high and no AA. The game is generally fairly smooth but when combat becomes intence, the FPS does drop, which i imagine is down to the CPU. This is a game which clearly likes Dure 2 Duos or even quads.

Arif_Sohaib
Arif_Sohaib

evangelion76, if you have no use for coreduo please donate it to me. I am using P4 1.6 Ghz 1.128 GB RAM and 7600GT and I can still play it at Medium-Low at 1024*768. c_wuzzy, You can run it on high

evangelion76
evangelion76

Who uses 8800gts/x's anymore anyways? and amd x2's? u wouldn't enjoy crysis /warhead at less than 30fps's, especially if that's ur max fps? the fight scenes would be at 5fps.. i get avg. of 60fps+ on Ultra high detail@1280x1024 & 80fps+ High Detail@1600x1200 a core2duo 8600, 4 gig ram, raid 0(2x500gb sata2@7200rpm), 768mb NVIDIA 260GTX+ with 850watt Antec PSU. Can't imagine running it on anything less? chucked my 8600gts and coreduo in the rubbish long ago....

c_wuzzy
c_wuzzy

can this run it?: intel core 2 quad 2.4ghz 6gb ram vista 64bit geforce 9500 gs

grootelaar
grootelaar

pixy64@ power pc????? vista drains your pc and how mutch fps minium runs crysis on very high 1280x1024 no AA and that grapics card may not use above 100 watt

Pixy64
Pixy64

You know what really makes me angry? there is no different between 32-bit and 64-bit computers in all games :evil:

luziorava
luziorava

I can play Crysis on Medium with High Quality on Objects at a decent 20 FPS on DirectX 10. Everything at High, 11 FPS. Everything at Very High, 3-4 FPS. Low, 30 FPS. I've just switched to DX9 with High Quality on everything and I'm getting the same results. This is my rig: 500 GB HD 7200 rpm Serial ATA - 3G NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT 1 GB DDR2 550 Mhz (bought it for Christmas, so I'm not going to buy a new one for quite some time) 2 GB RAM (2x1024) 800Mhz PC2-6400 DDR2 AMD Athlon Dual-core 64 X2 4050e @ 2.11 Ghz Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit Service Pack 1 I'm looking for a better experience, so, should I get a new CPU? Thinking of a Quad-core i7, saw one at $290. Should I go for it, or Overclock my old one in order to get better results? I will be very thankful for any help.

Pixy64
Pixy64

Okay i'll tell you, this is my computer, AMD X2 6000+ 3.1Ghz, 2GB DDR2 Ram, Geforce 8800 GTX 768Mb, Vista x64 ultimate, 22" (19.10) wide monitor. this is my setting: 1280x800 with high quality with no AA but Vsync on but still sometimes like during heavy gun fight i lose lot of frame i mean if you want to enjoy from crysis you must have few powerful CPU and GPU.

360nut
360nut

i have an amd athalon x2 3.1ghz duel core, evga e-geforce 8500gt and 4gb of ram can i run crysis on high at decent res?

gunitman12345
gunitman12345

I have a desktop with AMD 5000+ 2.6 Dual core and 9800GTX+. Can I run Crysis? haha

voodoochild815
voodoochild815

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metalhead_of_au
metalhead_of_au

I have a laptop with: AMD Turion X2 Ultra Dual-Core Mobile Processor ZM-82 (2.2GHz) 4GB DDR2 Ram ATI Radeon HD 3450 Graphics with 512Mb Will I be able to play crysis at all/at decent settings?

core_DEVOUR
core_DEVOUR

I have a laptop with Intel GMA X500MHD 2.0ghz core 2 duo 2gb ram can i run crysis at the lowest settings?

Draker696
Draker696

44Bubbleboy44: "How will i do with this rig, Amd Athlon x2 64 5000+ 2.6ghz 2 gb ddr2 radeon 4850 oc'ed gonna play at 1280x1024 on vista" You'll be fine. You can play it at very high settings at that resolution at 30fps. Just make sure you use DX9 while playing... some video cards have framerate loss when using DX10. Some settings don't change the visual quality all that much, but still they slow down the game abit. the water quality should be placed at medium settings, because there's no difference at all from the medium to very high settings. Texture quality? From those screenshots, it changes almost nothing... best to place it at medium/low if you got a lowend/mediocre pc like me with a mediocre GPU. Shadow quality... Medium settings again. Preset quality settings... High/medium settings. Object quality settings. Low quality for sure. No difference at all and it will most likely reduce framerate if you max it up(even if it just reduces like... 1-4 frames.. it's still worth it considering how this game runs at 30fps in most pc's). Shader Quality looks alot better in very high, but medium and high don't look much worse... just... different.

cc23574
cc23574

i am a bit of a newbie when it comes to PC gaming but whatr does 1600x1200and etc. mean?

44Bubbleboy44
44Bubbleboy44

How will i do with this rig, Amd Athlon x2 64 5000+ 2.6ghz 2 gb ddr2 radeon 4850 oc'ed gonna play at 1280x1024 on vista

patsy-cline
patsy-cline

gunitman12345, whats the memory in your system? cause its probably a mixture of your memory and processor if the memory is lower than 2GB and gtcheto, the problem there is probably the crossfire configuration is a bit crap, sometimes it can be worse to have two cards and really bad to have quad SLI. Its like that with crossfire and SLI systems, best SLI configuration is the 9600GT's or 9800GT's s, another thing that could be the prob is your Power Supply, how many watts are powering it?

gunitman12345
gunitman12345

I get terrible framerates in dx10 with 9800gt and amd 4000+ 2.1ghz dual core. Is the processor the problem?

Fatgoat1994
Fatgoat1994

I figured far cry 2 was going to be harder on my pc than crysis. I was wrong.

NnethKe
NnethKe

It run great on mine: Core 2 Duo 2.4, 2GB RAM, nVidia 8600GT 1GB.Samsung 22" WideScreen.

ATFNeOpHyTe
ATFNeOpHyTe

i dont know about warhead (dont have it yet), but crysis is one heck of a game (graphic mostly) i run it just fine( everything on high AA disabled this is where my pc will run with a bit of lag now and then), my graphic card is most likely the bottle neck of my pc. specs: core 2 quad q6700 @2,67 oc'ed to 2,85 4 gb ocz reaperX ram. nvidea 9600 GT xxx(factory oc'ed) 512 mb. i want to buy the gtx 280, but ill be waiting for an year or so, just to have the price dropped, i dont really mind having a bit lower graphics now (they are still very good). my monitor is a samsung 2032mw which gives 1600x1050 which is more then enough.

DarthLinux
DarthLinux

Crysis:Warhead is supposed to be able to cater to lower end pc's and yet also introduce some new graphical features. The requirements are quite high but you can always go with medium settings like me.

gtcheto
gtcheto

Its said, I have a pretty high end system and still can't run Warhead even in "Gamer" settings. Phenom 9850 Quad. X4 2.51 GHZ 8GB Corsair 6400 Ram Crossfire Visontek 3870's (2) all running on Vista 64bit Home Prem.

Chronikas
Chronikas

On my old rig ...(don't laugh)A 2yr Old Dell XPS with a Pentium D Dual-Core 3.2ghz and (upgraded to) 4gb OCZ pc6200 RAM, with an 8800gtx running XP...this game was AWESOME. But alas, I finally built my first custom computer: Q9550 2.8ghz with a light OC up to 3.0ghz EVGA 790i Mobo 4 gb mushkin RAM at 1600mhz (soon to be 8gb) GTX 280 (soon to be dual GTX 280's) This game is MINDBLOWING. So I would have to say that its all relative, if your pc runs it at a quality that is acceptable to you...having the nicer parts is really just "bonus." Besides, who cares if its the prettiest thing ever? I had way more fun playing Bioshock than I every did playing Crysis...and I'm the biggest graphics whore there is.

54796
54796

isolation, that's exactly what I have, and while it won't look like the photos in this feature, it'll be decent, playable and very enjoyable (Medium specs across the board, decent resolution)

is0lati0n
is0lati0n

Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.40GHz XFX GeForce 8800GT Alpha Dog XXX Edition 2 GB RAM Yay or Nay?

Skyriderlink
Skyriderlink

Why does everyone want to say I have GTX 280 can I run Crysis at High setting even when they know they run at very high setting.There are many people believe me many people who are running Crysis with 8600GT and happy with that.I have a 3850 and run with mixed settings of medium and very high setting and I get around 25 to 30 FPS and I am very happy with that.I know you all are proud of your systems and you should but please don't make many of us look bad really.

snake15545
snake15545

@sMeAgOl_VaDeR, lol, HELL NO. wow, what a silly question.

snake15545
snake15545

@supergamer911, it wont run at all, i used to have that card,and it literally raped my computer, plus stick with nvidia, runs better with mostly all games. ( check for the nvidia sign on the back of game boxes)

SuperGamer911
SuperGamer911

My video card is a ATI Radeon Express 200. Can i run Crysis with this?

snake15545
snake15545

@kagemonsta, it will work dude, i promise you that. im running an ati radeon hd 3650, and its at medium high settings. so you will have a fun time playing it man. enjoy :)

Kagemonsta
Kagemonsta

OK: AMD Athlon X2 Dual Core Processor 4000+ 1.87 GB RAM GEForce 9800. Will It work or rape my comp??

Elann2008
Elann2008

In some areas, only the foliage and lighting is improved, but surfaces like the ground or rocks look very similar or identical in different quality settings..

homersimpsons
homersimpsons

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homersimpsons
homersimpsons

can anyone tell me if i bought an Nvidia 9600GT, what settings do you think it would run well on, i have 2gigs and Daul Core 4200+ atm. and a ATi 2600XT ICEQ, reason why i want to upgrade my GFX

TheJamin
TheJamin

"86000 Posted Jul 21, 2008 1:46 pm GMT my specs e8400 850w coolermaster psu 6400 xms 4bg corsair 4870 sapphire gigabyte x48 ds4 mobo vista 64bit, dx10 i swear i laugh at anyone going at this game with anyhting less than ati 4800 series or nvidia g200 series and rejoicing and showing off that they can just barely play it, i mean yes you can play at medium settings but the experience is just so different when settings are maxed out. i say max out crysis or play something else like call of duty" Um no? lol mate Q9550 - swapped it for my e8400 4GB of Corsair DDR2 pc8500 twinx P5K Premium Black Pearl Edition Still on my 8800GTX clocked to Ultra speeds. And i get the same frame rate as you, if not higher at 1680x1050! surely you should know that ATI does not scale well on crysis. I love ATI as a company, and at the moment they are destroying Nvidia with the 4800 range, but its down to crysis being badly optimised! crytec are promising a better optimised engine for "crysis warhead" im holding off on my video card upgrade until i actually need to upgrade ;)

ninty57
ninty57

I have an intel core 2 quad q6600 @2.4ghz, 2gb corsair xms2 ddr2 800mhz ram, asus p5n e sli mobo, xfx nvidia geforce 8800 gs 384mb, 500gb 7200rpm samsung hard drive, silent knight 600watt psu on windows xp 32-bit and i can run crysis on high with the resolution at 1152x864 and i get on average 37fps.

ninty57
ninty57

I have an intel core 2 quad q6600 @2.4ghz, 2gb corsair xms2 ddr2 800mhz ram, asus p5n e sli mobo, xfx nvidia geforce 8800 gs 384mb, 500gb 7200rpm samsung hard drive, silent knight 600watt psu on windows xp 32-bit and i can run crysis on high with the resolution at 1152x864 and i get on average 37fps.

MadworlDsurfer
MadworlDsurfer

this game was designed to run on the 8800gtx with the best performance and it runs at max settings on my area-51 m15x

Robtrex_3000
Robtrex_3000

Good thing I have a quad-core 2.5g 6 gigs of ram and a 9800 booyah

Shalafein
Shalafein

i want Crysis so bad, but sadly my computer would blow up! but thanks to this i might be able to get a computer that can play it!

papadopoulos02
papadopoulos02

i am thinking to buy INTEL CORE 2 DUO E8400 3.00 GHZ and a 9800GTX 512mb with 2gb ram i hope its worth the money