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Crysis 3 PC system requirements confirmed

PCnauts have become pretty complacent about system requirements of multiplatform games, knowing even a modest gaming PC is faster than the consoles so they should be fine. Crysis 3 is a little less forgiving. The system requirements are confirmed, so you may want to start eying an upgrade if you fancy playing Crytek's super-suit shooter with all the bells and whistles on.

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PCnauts have become pretty complacent about system requirements of multiplatform games, knowing even a modest gaming PC is faster than the consoles so they should be fine. Crysis 3 is a little less forgiving. The system requirements are confirmed, so you may want to start eying an upgrade if you fancy playing Crytek's super-suit shooter with all the bells and whistles on.

The official Crysis site (via Evil Avatar) offers the following:

Minimum requirements:

  • Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8

  • DirectX 11 graphics card with 1Gb Video RAM

  • Dual core CPU

  • 2GB Memory (3GB on Vista)

  • Example 1 (Nvidia/Intel):

    • Nvidia GTS 450

    • Intel Core2 Duo 2.4 Ghz (E6600)

  • Example 2 (AMD):

    • AMD Radeon HD5770

    • AMD Athlon64 X2 2.7 Ghz (5200+)

Recommended requirements:

  • Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8

  • DirectX 11 graphics card with 1GB Video RAM

  • Quad core GPU

  • 4GB Memory

  • Example 1 (Nvidia/Intel):

    • Nvidia GTX 560

    • Intel Core i3-530

  • Example 2 (AMD):

    • AMD Radeon HD5870

    • AMD Phenom II X2 565

High performance requirements:

  • Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8

  • Latest DirectX 11 graphics card

  • Latest quad core CPU

  • 8GB Memory

  • Example 1 (Nvidia/Intel):

    • NVidia GTX 680

    • Intel Core i7-2600k

  • Example 2 (AMD):

    • AMD Radeon HD7970

    • AMD Bulldozer FX4150

Crysis 3 comes to PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in February 2013, published by EA.

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    November 3, 2012 6:00 PM

    Alice O'Connor posted a new article, Crysis 3 PC system requirements confirmed.

    PCnauts have become pretty complacent about system requirements of multiplatform games, knowing even a modest gaming PC is faster than the consoles so they should be fine. Crysis 3 is a little less forgiving. The system requirements are confirmed, so you may want to start eyeing an upgrade if you fancy playing Crytek's super-suit shooter with all the bells and whistles on.

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      December 3, 2012 6:34 AM

      Sweet. I'm not too far off from the high performance specs!

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      December 3, 2012 6:54 AM

      So these requirements are for what resolutions? 1280x720, 1980x1080, 2560x1440??

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      December 3, 2012 7:56 AM

      My radeon 5770... It's been a good run but our time together is coming to an end.

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        December 3, 2012 8:02 AM

        I retired mine a few months back. I have no hard feelings toward the card as it served me well but with today's quiet and less power thirsty cards I promise you won't miss that 5770.

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      December 3, 2012 8:14 AM

      Hmmm --> 8GB Memory for the high, looks like a x64 exe is in then, this is very nice.

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      December 3, 2012 11:34 AM

      welp, looks like I need to get a new GPU....why did they even make a GTX 460 with 768mb of VRAM?

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        December 3, 2012 11:52 AM

        I feel like even my 1gb version will be due for upgrading fairly soon. If I had money, maybe even nowish.

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      December 3, 2012 12:47 PM

      i5 2500 @ 4.2, 12GB RAM, Oc'd 7970 (10% OC), and it was a slideshow for me (mp beta) on ultra with FSAA off at 1440p.

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      December 3, 2012 2:03 PM

      Looks like the days of playing games at 2560x1600 with a single 680gtx is coming to an end.

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      December 3, 2012 3:36 PM

      It's lame that it requires DX11 when they're putting out an Xbox360 version, which is based on DX9.

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        December 3, 2012 9:10 PM

        Crysis 2 was released as a no-frills port with DX9 and everyone complained. They patched in stuff later but the damage was done.

        Clearly Crytek is not about to make a similar mistake with Part 3. They're going all out.

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      December 3, 2012 7:34 PM

      The requirements dont really seem any higher than any other aaa title to come out lately other than the dx11 requirement

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