Jim Cole

Feb 19, 2008
I hear crysis is the most system intensive game on the market right now, with most systems not able to get decent frame rates at times out of the game.

Ricky Willox

Feb 25, 2008
Yes its pretty hard on the old comp.

Results of a benchmark

07/03/2008 15:25:07 - Vista 64
Beginning Run #1 on Map-island, Demo-benchmark_gpu
DX10 1280x1024, AA=No AA, Vsync=Disabled, 64 bit test, FullScreen
Demo Loops=1, Time Of Day= 9
Global Game Quality: High
TimeDemo Play Started , (Total Frames: 2000, Recorded Time: 111.86s)
!TimeDemo Run 0 Finished.
Play Time: 66.83s, Average FPS: 29.92
Min FPS: 15.52 at frame 147, Max FPS: 42.08 at frame 1749
Average Tri/Sec: 29449492, Tri/Frame: 984124
Recorded/Played Tris ratio: 0.93
TimeDemo Play Ended, (1 Runs Performed)
Completed All Tests
07/03/2008 15:25:07 - Vista 64
Run #1- DX10 1280x1024 AA=No AA, 64 bit test, Quality: High ~~ Last Average FPS: 29.92

Running the game at 1900x1200 16xAA with texture quality at very high results in about 15fps according to fraps.
But it doesent really seem to affect the game much its still playable.

And this is with an Nvidia 8800GTX and a quad core E6600 with 2gig of pc9200 ram

So yea a hefty system would be required to get this running maxxed out.

Gareth Hickling

Feb 17, 2008
Im a Crysis player, my lowest frame rate is around 50 FPS, GFX are turned up quite a bit but as im on XP no DX 10 unless I hack it,

Great single player gamebut its just a shame the multiplayer sucks!

AMD 6000+ AM2
2gig 800mhz ram
8800GT 512 MB

Jim Cole

Feb 19, 2008
I dl'd the demo, and with all graphics set to medium, with system graphics set to 8X AA and 8X AF I have a little lag in parts of the demo. Might be due to something else running in the background though, so not absolutely sure.

Attila Domján

Dec 26, 2006
strangely i cant say my fps, since fraps not running under this game...? not showing anything.... but no lag, thats for sure on max setting.

Jim Cole

Feb 19, 2008
To be honest, with everything in medium the graphics are pretty nice. I can't imagine what you are looking at Atti, but it must be awesome.


E8400, 4870 512Mb stock, Vista. 1280x1024 vsync enabled, 16xAF, extreme settings beyond very high.


Matt Hunt

Nov 14, 2008
Now try to play multiplayer with them settings lolz

They may have future proofed the graphics, but lets face it by the time the average Joe gets a rig to play this on max setting witch is what the game was designed for, it will be an old title & in the local game shop bargin bin...

Crysis and Crysis wars are very good games. but to be competative online your best dropping the graphs to min for a better fps.

Dan Coldrick

Mar 17, 2008
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