GeForce.com asks, "how well will Crysis 2 run on your PC?"
I wonder how well this will run on my rig.
yep, i'd like to see SLI performance. specifically on the GTX 460. i'm thinking 60-70 fps on hardcore at 1680x1050
I can't believe that card runs so good. I am building a PC for my brother, and you can build a 600 dollar rig with that card. 1080P, here I come
A single 460 with a 1090t runs the game at 30+ at 1680x1050 max settings. Don't ask me how I know.
http://www.geforce.com/#/Op... LOL! Consoleitis, game doesnt even stress a 580. So much for graphics improvement over the first one. Bullshit, not even going to bother. You know how it runs? It runs like a console port that was pushed over to PC. Shit is a joke.
I'm screwed =(
Performance is incredible if you consider how poorly Crysis ran.
Thats because it doesn't have huge open levels.
doesn't have as much leaves either, I get like 60 FPS in Crysis 2 but in Crysis 1 I get 40-50 with AA OFF Crytek needed to change the setting to New York to be able to run it on consoles
@MAK0R Or maybe because they didn't want to make another game in the jungle?
Crysis ran poorly because DX10 is not that great. Crysis was like one of the first DX10 game to really pushed DX10. It suffered from optimization problems plus the fact that DX10 is just DX9 with so much crap dropped on top of it. DX11 fixes all the problems with DX10 likie making it more streamline plus adds new features thus making optimization a lot easier for developers.
Every post from you i shake my head, very ignorant. DX11 is not included with retail PC crysis, they are patching it. Those benchmarks are DX9. Game wont look better, can only polished a shit console port so much. I hope all ATI fans arnt as ignorant as you. Crysis DX9 was what most people ran because Vista was a bloated cow for any gaming. So we all ran it on XP DX9, i've read up on how their engine does its rendering. If i heard unoptimized about it..your just a fucking retard. Farcry 1, crysis 1 all raped the H/W it was played on because it pushed the envelope of gaming on PC for YEAR to come. You dont know shit, noob!@
Good job my GPU can handle it. I kinda expected it to, for that price, lol.
Built a few PCs for friends (largely because of Crysis) and seems they should be happy with what I guessed would be enough. i5 2500k @ 4.6 and a GTX570. Good performance compared to the original Crysis.
Bad console port imo, it even says press start when the game loads up! 3 graphics options low, medium & high (with different names) only 6 vs 6 (crysis wars was 16 vs 16) I thought crytek said the pc version would not suffer because it is also on consoles. I hope the full game has more options
Sigh... there is no "port"ing going on here. The only reason it says press Start is because they didn't bother changing the graphic on that part for the PC demo. And most PC gamers know what press start means, usually meaning press Enter. The engine isn't built for one console or another. It's built for all 3, the PC, PS3 and 360. You build the assets and engine on the PC, at PC graphics level. Then it compiles the game out for the consoles based on sets of restrictions and varying instruction sets. NO PORTING AT ALL.
Planning on buying an Alienware m17x laptop (£1,399) just for this game.. as well as for the first Crysis. This is the specs it will have: Case : Alienware M17x MLK : Base Space Black Processor : Intel Core i7 Processor 720QM(1.60GHz,6MB cache) Display : 17in WideUXGA 1920 x 1200 - Beyond HD (1200p) - Dual CCFL Memory : 4096MB (2x2048) 1333MHz DDR3 Dual Channel Hard Drive : 320GB (2x160GB) Free Fall Sensor Raid 0 "Stripe"(7200RPM) Dual HDD Optical Drive : Slot Load Blu-Ray ROM Combo (Blu-ray read only, DVD, CD read and write) Drive Power : UK 250V & Alienware 240W AC Adapter Power Supply Battery : Primary 9-cell 85W/HR LI-ION Graphics : Dual 1GB ATI GDDR3 MOBILITY RADEON HD 4870 cards Wireless : Europe Dell Bluetooth 370 Card + Dell Wireless 1520 (802.11n) Half Mini Card Keyboard : Internal UK/Irish Qwerty Keyboard Operating System : English Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium (64 BIT) Mouse/Mousemat : Alienware TactX Gaming Mouse (5000dpi) + Alienware Gaming Mouse Mat (23..5cm x 29.5cm) Ports : 4 Highspeed USB 2.0 Ports, 1 eSATA/USB 2.0 Combo (2-in-1 Port) With Powershare, ExpressCard Slot, HDMI, VGA. Audio Ports : Audio In, Audio Out (Front Speakers), Audio Out (Center Speaker and Subwoofer), Rear Surround Audio Out Connector Other : Lazer-Engraved Nameplate (Default/M17x), Documents/Manual, Resource DVD It should be able to easily run Crysis 2 at max settings & high frame rate, I think. It's gonna' take a while to get it.. but I'm saving up :P
4870 isn't dx11 so you won't be able to max new games
dx11..? Oh.. Well as long as I can play the game at hardcore with a decent framerate, I'm fine. I just tried running the demo on my Acer Aspire 5920g laptop.. it was horrible, runs like a slideshow.. lol, so yes.. An Alienware m17x is what I need. :) Maybe this one is better: Display: 43cm (17") Wide UXGA (1440x900) Processor: INTEL CORE I7 PROCESSOR 940XM Video: CrossFire™ Dual 1GB ATI® Mobility Radeon™ HD 5870 Memory: 4 GB Hard drive size: 500GB SATA 7200 RPM Operating system: Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Optical drive: 8X DVD+/- RW Optical Drive (DVD & CD read and write) Media drive: 8-in-1 memory card reader Audio: High-Definition 5.1 Surround Sound Ports: 4 hi-speed USB 2.0 HDMI eSATA/USB 2.0 combo (2-in-1) Headphone output Microphone input VGA (15-pin) DisplayPort FireWire (IEEE 1394a, 4-pin) Express card slot Battery: 9-cell lithium-ion (up to 3.4 hours) Camera: Integrated webcam Wireless: Dell Wireless 1520 Half Mini Card (802.11n) Dimensions: 15.98 x 12.65 x 2.11 in (405.89 x 321.31 x 53.59 mm) Weight: 11.68 lbs (5.29 kg) Color: Black lol.. I'm pretty much just shopping 'round for the best specs for a Alienware m17x.. I'm sure I'll find a really good one on eBay or something once I have the money. :)
Maybe not, the HD5870m can't run Crysis at it's highest. Go for a desktop, TRUST me you could HALF your price and probably have a better rig.
Game's performance will still be bottlenecked by the 1.60ghz speed of the cpu. You might as well build your own pc, or grab a gateway desktop with way better specs @tigerdirect for 1200 american.
No it will not be bottlenecked. The Intel Core i7 hyper threading will kick in and push the CPU to 2.0 ghz. Even turned off and running at 1.6ghz a 4 core Intel will not be bottlenecked because the GPU will be doing all the work anyway. The GPU and low voltage is the problem in that system. HD 4870 is DX10 and old. The voltage is low due to it being a laptop thus so many limiting factors come into play on the GPU side as far as it reaching it's full potential. I do agree with getting a desktop....although building one is better than a Gateway!!
why not just buy a desktop? EDIT: it looks like my GTX 470 will handle crysis 2 very well. just need to overclock my core i7 to 3.2ghz and and buy and extra 470 to sli the machine. i dont have a monitor with a ridiculous resolution, the native resolution on my monitor is 1920x1080 so im fine.
Wow buying gaming laptop is kind of stupid unless your on move all time and even then the laptop in question is bulky and hard to carry around. but buying one thats made by alienware (dell) is asking for trouble. Save yourself the problem and build yourself a desktop for half that amount that will last a lot longer and be more upgradable.
Unless you honestly need a gaming laptop I'd just buy a cheap laptop and a desktop for games with that kind of money.
If you are going to spend all that $ on a laptop I would make sure you get a DX 11 capable one so it is not outdated when you buy it. Not really into gaming laptops myself but you should be able to find one that is DX11 capable
Do not buy an Alienware PC, it is OVERPRICED, do yourself a favor and pop to PCSPECIALIST website You can grab yourself a GTX 580 and I5 2500K with 4-8GB RAM, 1TB HDD for around 1-1.3g EDIT straight from PCSPECIALIST I5 2500K Quad Core ASUS P8P67 PRO MOTHERBOARD 8GB DDR3 1600MHZ RAM GTX 580 1TB HDD CORSAIR 650TX PSU TITAN FENRIR EVO EXTREME HEATPIPE CPU COOLER All this for 1214 Pound If you wish to upgrade to an i7 2600K it would be 1303 pound MUCH BETTER THAN AN ALIENWARE
Thanks For The Advice!
Alienware? Why? They are so OVERPRICED. If you need a laptop then you need a laptop but if you don't have to have a laptop I suggest you go build yourself a PC. More power less money. at least buy the parts nad have a friend put it together if you don't know how. Hell you can build a laptop too. Do Not get a laptop with a HD 4870. those are old and they are not DX11 get one with a HD 6970.
Seriously? Buy a desktop.
Why not build a more powerful desktop PC for less money?
No one cares
I can run in hardcore mode but only 720p..1080p gets a bit stuttery. Will wait till full version with hopefully more options. BTW, best looking game everrrr
GTX 560 Ti easily the best for the price.