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    You won't need top end kit to run Crysis

    An Electronic Arts bod has let slip that Crysis, the highly anticipated shooter from Crytek, doesn't need an uber system to run...
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    Re: You won't need top end kit to run Crysis

    Woo, now I don't have to wait untill next year, when I next upgrade, to buy it.

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    Re: You won't need top end kit to run Crysis

    Quote Originally Posted by HEXUS View Post
    ...but you'll miss all the loverly bits if you don't have one. Just like any game. Good sales patter tho!
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    Re: You won't need top end kit to run Crysis

    Quote Originally Posted by dangel View Post
    ...but you'll miss all the loverly bits if you don't have one. Just like any game. Good sales patter tho!
    Oh Heck! I won't have loverly bits.

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    Re: You won't need top end kit to run Crysis

    Quote Originally Posted by vinnyT View Post
    Oh Heck! I won't have loverly bits.
    We should all have loverly bits. And bobs too!
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    Re: You won't need top end kit to run Crysis

    What we managed to glean is yes, you'll miss out on the visual effects such as the motion blur, particle effects and so on BUT you will be able to play the game and see the vast majority of cool stuff like the physics in action.... but when you blow up that truck you just won;t see as much coming off it.

    I've just had an extensive playtest of the first two levels and I'm wondering if some of the Crytek guys like having a giggle, I blew up a truck and got the clichéd single wheel rolling past out of the wreckage... I think it was just luck but it made me laugh...
    Quote Originally Posted by Dareos View Post
    "OH OOOOHH oOOHHHHHHHOOHHHHHHH FILL ME WITH YOUR.... eeww not the stuff from the lab"

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    Re: You won't need top end kit to run Crysis

    Quote Originally Posted by Nick View Post
    I've just had an extensive playtest of the first two levels.
    Gah, alright for some eh? I hate you Nick
    I spent hours playing Far Cry (and replayed it at least 3 times - which i almost never [ever] do with games) and can only hope this is half as much fun. With pretty graphics. And Physics. And Aliens.
    And No Mutant Monkeys!
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    Re: You won't need top end kit to run Crysis

    Hehe, I know what you mean. The first game I installed on the new uber-gaming rig was Far Cry... it looks loverly at ultra high res with everything maxed.

    Oh, did I mention I've been on Far Cry 2 today as well?
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    Re: You won't need top end kit to run Crysis

    Quote Originally Posted by Nick View Post
    Hehe, I know what you mean. The first game I installed on the new uber-gaming rig was Far Cry... it looks loverly at ultra high res with everything maxed.

    Oh, did I mention I've been on Far Cry 2 today as well?
    Yeah Far Cry is still a good thing to run - it looks great even after all this time! So Far Cry 2 - is it as pretty? Which engine are they using (that's the big mystery, right)?
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    Re: You won't need top end kit to run Crysis

    hope it runs ok on a 7900gt @ 1680 x 1050 no extra effects on

    can't afford an upgrade just yet

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    Re: You won't need top end kit to run Crysis

    This is great. BTW which single card is equivalent to a pair of 6600s? 7600GT?

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