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So i am a long time gamer and have played Max payne from the beginning on my old school 1.7ghz Athlon computer and I'm Really looking forward to the Next in the series coming out for Steam users on May 29th Pre purchase is avalible now. Ive been wathching the trailers and the game looks to be Awsome but the System requirements are weak check them out

Minimum System Requirements

OS: Windows XP/Vista
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo @ 1.8 Ghz / AMD Athlon X2 64 @ 2.4 Ghz
Memory: 1 Gb
Hard Drive: 16 Gb free
Video Memory: 256 Mb
Video Card: nVidia GeForce 7900 / ATI Radeon X1900
Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
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Recommended System Requirements

OS: Windows XP/Vista
Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad @ 2.4 GHz / AMD Phenom X3 @ 2.1 GHz
Memory: 2.5 Gb
Hard Drive: 18 Gb free
Video Memory: 512 Mb
Video Card: nVidia GeForce 8600 / ATI Radeon 3870
Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
Keyboard
Mouse


I really hope that the game will Prove to use some of the power some of us have in our systems.

My question to all of ya is Why do we buy all this awsome gear if the game Manufactures are cheapin out for the avid gamer?

I want somthing that makes my machine go GRRRRRRRRRRRR all the games out right now just are lacking in quality and are setup for general user that has a Dual Mabey a Quad Core machine as all the min and recomended system requirments show.

As always Game on folks and remember it is just a game.
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Meh, it's one game. We don't "have" to buy top of the range hardware, developers can do as they please as long as the game looks/plays great.

Looking forward to Max Payne 3.
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yeah it will be a good I'm pleased with the games but want a little more out of the game manufactures all this great gear and no game to push the hardware
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That's cool tho, I don't feel like jumping to the 79XX series yet. I can run almost everything maxed. biggrin.gif
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min is dual-core because almost everyone has 2+ cores nowaday and recommended is quadcore or triple core because about 45% of gamers have 3+ cores.
min graphics is low to accomodate integrated graphics, rec. graphics is 8 series to accomodate the most popular gpu series of all time.
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And that is the way the market is going i remember back in the day when lost planet 2 came out it took every penny a guy could pinch to get the latest video card to play the game the way it should be. Now a days you got gamers that are packing 8 cores crossfire 6950 and ssd in the picture there is some untaped power in these rigs you would think that the manufactures would gain in the long run making peolple get these parts and raseing the bar of gaming computer i look online and see gaming computer and i think its gonna rock and then the specs are not that awsome but hey im just a guy funny thing is they want 2000 for it lol:rolleyes:
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I play max payne from the start too. Still remember how fun when dodging bullet inside the construction site, the nightmare and the object physics.
I guess we're playing "console port" video games for years. Can't wait next gen console coming rolleyes.gif
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That is so true they port games fro mthe console to the pc now and not the other way around that is the funny part of the whole thing but the next gen of gaming consoles will be interesting to see where they go with them
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Originally Posted by Boydwazup View Post

That is so true they port games fro mthe console to the pc now and not the other way around that is the funny part of the whole thing but the next gen of gaming consoles will be interesting to see where they go with them

Faster ROI by releasing for consoles first and then PC, also easier to code for platforms first and then port to PC than vice versa.
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That is true but in the long run every house has a cmputer almost. i know lots of people that dont own an xbox ps3 or wii i would think that the computer games would sell better but you have the new age kids that they would rather play online with there xbox then use the family computer to game and the averrage fmily computer is not a gaming rig.

I dislike gaming consoles for there waste of money on games a computer game on steam is 59.99 for the newest stuff but the prices change and go on sale hevan forbid an xbox game going on sale at least in canada it never happens
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