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Nvidia graphics chips face 'Crysis'

Even the mightiest graphics boards bow to Crysis. And Nvidia's newest dual-graphics board is no exception.

First some background. Crysis is a science fiction computer game developed by Germany-based Crytek and published by Electronic Arts. "Crysis is visually stunning, packed with intelligent, thrilling gameplay, and easily one of the greatest shooters ever made," according to GameSpot (which is owned by CNET Networks). For hardware reviewers, it's the ultimate gaming test of a graphics card.
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Though so far the reviews of Nvidia's GeForce 9800 GX2 are positive ("The GeForce 9800 GX2 is an absolute powerhouse, the fastest graphics card you can buy today"--The Tech Report), it stalled when faced with the gaming equivalent of Everest's north face, running Crysis at its highest settings.

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Genesis53500d ago

What's so great about a game barely anybody can afford a computer to play it on.

fermcr3500d ago

A basic computer can play it on medium... and thats great.... you don't need a supercomputer.

I just made a computer with 450 euros that can play crysis in medium/high.

sloth4urluv3500d ago

Try to understand the difference between high settings and highest.
They are trying to run the game at like 2560X1600 16XAA and highest settings.

When it comes to the consoles it will be running at 720P max and somewhere around medium/high settings. Which is not bad at all.

Scrooge3499d ago

Crysis went platinum according to EA meaning it sold a million copies. I guess PC gaming is more affordable than you think.

Cynical-Gamerzus3498d ago

Nothing Great its just another F'ing FPS!! just another Cloned FPS,lame PC game ,,oh did I mention its a FPS!!!a knock off of Far Cry..

Ill take God of War anytime over these same old games on PC's..
most losers with Hi-end rigs have no friends and nobody to show their fancy SLI Crysis games too ..sad very sad..save your money get a PS3 and meet friends on Home or PSN..LOL

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etownone3500d ago

should be real interesting to see how the port turns out for the ps3/360.

being this is the best graphics to date for a video game there are major braggin rights there.

Genesis53500d ago

Now that I would be interested in trying.

Goodfella783500d ago (Edited 3500d ago )

and it handles crisis,OK,only on low settings though obviously,it freaks out a bit if i put more than 3 of the games visual settings at medium,so because of this i have worked out that there is more than a chance of high hopes for the ps3 version [if released], looking graphically sweet like the finest honey.[ps]its not as bad to play as they say people,look what im running it on,peace out.....

kornbeaner3500d ago

IF a game on PC runs at 30-60fps at 1280x1024 with everything turned to Max, I'm a happy gamer. Why does everything need to run at 2180x1920 to be considered a success.

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