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This video comes to mind, that was rendered in realtime on an OLDER engine than Crysis 2.
    
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why is 50% double?

what kinda math is that?

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post #63 of 116
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Originally Posted by mhaneline View Post
.."Any benefit we get from increased hardware power today, is applied more and more to the finer details."

He directly contradicts his earlier statements with this last sentence.

It's obvious he's just trying to defend his company's decision to take crysis to consoles. Crysis 2 should have been a giant leap forward in graphics technology. Instead, it didn't even measure up to Crysis Warhead.

Now we have games like Rage made by iD (who realize that you have to continue pushing PC technology in order to further the gaming industry as a whole) showing us the disparity between consoles and PCs in terms of graphics.


Another thing to keep in mind; 9x more processing power may only increase visual fidelity by 50% in Crysis 2, because the entire engine was designed to run on a console, whereas Crysis 1 was designed to run on a PC only. The engine is just as important as the raw processing power when making these comparisons.
Clearly you haven't played the DX11 patch that was released for it.
     
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But then again, what is pretty? what is visually stunning? what is beauty?

All those words are relative.
what is love? when it don't hurt me, don't hurt me, no more
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSXyztq_0uM
This video comes to mind, that was rendered in realtime on an OLDER engine than Crysis 2.
I would like to see the classic IDtech vs Unreal battle unwind again. Carmack and Sweeney were pushing each other in those days.
post #66 of 116
of course visual fidelity isnt everything...frame rates (at high resolutions, and 3D) is also VERY important.
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9 times more gpu power doesn't mean 9 times more visual quality... Well of course! If they made a game that focuses on a GTX 580 rather than an old 7800GTX it would look 9 times better
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You all are giving this guy a really hard time. He is just defending the companies position to release crysis to console. He didn't say anything that isn't true either. His point was that graphics power that isn't properly or efficiently utilized doesn't make a very big difference. Also, using more powerful hardware doesn't necessarily promise a much better visual experience.
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Gran Turismo 5.
Looks like arse..
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But then again, what is pretty? what is visually stunning? what is beauty?

All those words are relative.
Exactly. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
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