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Originally Posted by tomfoolery_79 /forum/post/14237526
This is not a rant to the original poster. Any tweaking suggestions is always appreciated. With Crysis Warhead coming out though the whole "system requirement" debate is sprouting again in many different media outlets and I wanted throw in my 2 cents.
That being said, for God's sake, can we stop whining about Crysis system requirements? Do the people that gripe that it's not playable ever even try it or did they just assume it wouldn't work? I played it Crysis on my 3.5 year old, 6800GT (256mb), Pentium IV 2.8, 1.5 GB ram on low settings and it was perfectly playable. Now before you say "yeah, low settings!" remember that low settings on any other game (at the time) would have been high settings. The game looked amazing at these low settings. Honestly, I was shocked that these were considered "low settings" because it looked amazing.
I then built a beefier rig 8800GT, E6850, 2GB ram, etc and ran it perfectly smooth at high settings and to tell you the truth, I couldn't tell much of a difference between low and high, they both looked great. The explosions looked a nicer and the draw distance was a bit more clearer, but other than that not much difference.
The gameplay and the story itself were both incredible (yes even the linear alien second half). I have to say it ranks up there in my "top games of all time list".
I realize that no one wants to play a game on low settings (myself included), but from my experience people need to stop crying and actually try it to appreciate that it's not that bad. If you just listen to the nahsayers and never try it yourself then you will be missing out. The people that claim that Crysis won't run on their 6 month old $3000+ gaming rig just simply cannot be the case. If I can get eye candy on almost 4 year old system, then I'd assume most people can. Just because you can't run it on "ultra high settings" with your $3k+ machine should not be reflected as "the game sucks" or "Crytek sucks". You got more for your money, whip de do. Someone on another post used the Ferrari analogy...I'll use it too. You buy a Ferrari and it can go 200mph, but since you can't go faster than the posted speed limit do you get mad at Ferrari for making a car that you can't fully utilize it's potential?
I'm done now
Originally Posted by StreetPreacher /forum/post/14391598
I got stuck in the 'zero G' section of the game a few months ago and still haven't figured out how to get past it...
Maybe the improved performance will help...
Originally Posted by socaldirtgods /forum/post/14347778
My current specs are:
-4gb patriot extreme performance [email protected]
-2 WD1500A Raptors in Raid 0
-xtreme gamer fatal1ty professional series
-XFX GTX 280 w/water cooled kit (done @home)
-Windows Vista 64bit x86
-Sony optical drive
-PN50a550/Acer 22" lcd