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I wouldn't go over a 460. Vram shouldn't be an issue with that res. So if you can find a great deal on a 768 version grab it.

If anyone is telling you 560/570/580 or 470/480 and you follow it. Your friend will be wasting his money. 460 768 or 1gb whichever you can find for less.
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Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post
my friend is looking to upgrade his computer to max out crysis. He has a core i7 870 and 6GB ram so hes good to go in that department, but he only has an 8300GS so he needs a new card but he insists on maxing crysis 1 and warhead i was originally thinking a 470 but im not 100% sure. His budget is $400 maximum. He will be running at 1440x900.

He is one of those guys who wont be satisfied for any less than 60 FPS.
any suggestions for him?
I just noticed "He is one of those guys who wont be satisfied for any less than 60 FPS"

If that's absolutely true, then damn: he should just get a GTX 570 or 580.
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post #13 of 27
In Crysis ATi card do better. I would say HD 6970. Forget GTX470, its horrible in Crysis. Actually Fermi has to work really hard in Crysis in general.
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6870 should do the trick
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Crysis 1 is a poorly optimized game. Even on my system with 4xaa i struggle to get over 40 fps most of the time.
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post #16 of 27
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Originally Posted by Gnomepatrol View Post
I wouldn't go over a 460. Vram shouldn't be an issue with that res. So if you can find a great deal on a 768 version grab it.

If anyone is telling you 560/570/580 or 470/480 and you follow it. Your friend will be wasting his money. 460 768 or 1gb whichever you can find for less.
Lol no, when explosion happen with 4 x AA his fps will drop below 60 fps with an gtx 460, and a gtx 460 probably wont max crysis at 60 fps even at that res anyway, cmon dont give bad advice, and his friend want to stay at absolutly 60 fps, a hight clock gtx560 ti might do or a gtx570 just to be 100% safe.
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Originally Posted by GMcDougal View Post
Crysis 1 is a poorly optimized game. Even on my system with 4xaa i struggle to get over 40 fps most of the time.
Really?

It's liquid-smooth for me and I use 8xAA with the game completely maxed out.

Try this (this is what I do):
  1. When you get in the game and all of the textures finish loading, disable Full Screen in the in-game menu
  2. After that, switch back to Full Screen
  3. The performance should be a little better

This is not permanent; if you exit the game and then go back, you would have to do this again.
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Crysis 1 is a poorly optimized game. Even on my system with 4xaa i struggle to get over 40 fps most of the time.
im assuming crysis warhead is exactly the same as crysis 1 so there must be somethign wrong with your comp because im getting 60-70 fps with everything maxed out with 16csaa (or watever its called) and 80-100 fps in crysis 2 (see sig)
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im assuming crysis warhead is exactly the same as crysis 1 so there must be somethign wrong with your comp because im getting 60-70 fps with everything maxed out with 16csaa (or watever its called) and 80-100 fps in crysis 2 (see sig)
16xAA. It means 16x Antialiasing (or "Anti-Aliasing").
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16xAA. It means 16x Antialiasing (or "Anti-Aliasing").
i know what anti aliasing is,i just couldnt remember if the max setting for crysis warhead is 16csaa or 16xaa or whatever
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