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Hi all,

Loaded up Crysis 3 for a blast this afternoon, got to Welcome To The Jungle and the part not long after the the tower and bam..... Crash city.

First I had a solid hard lock but could still alt-tab / task manager.
Next load up I get similar but a usual crash to desktop.

Everything else has been great so this has thrown a spanner in the works. Anyone experienced issues with this one?

Figured it was my mild Titan over clock to blame so I removed that and it still does it.

Running Intel Burn Test now because its got me paranoid just in case.
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Sounds like a memory or IMC issue.
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20 passes IBT fine, no issues in anything other than this damn game. I found a 7 page thread on EA Answers full of people describing exact same issue so feel a bit better. I've uninstalled the game.
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Seems just about everyone getting it is running nvidia hardware.

http://answers.ea.com/t5/Crysis-3/Crysis-3-Crashes-PC-randomly/td-p/543216
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Originally Posted by Arthur Hucksake View Post

Seems just about everyone getting it is running nvidia hardware.

http://answers.ea.com/t5/Crysis-3/Crysis-3-Crashes-PC-randomly/td-p/543216

What event logs do you get in windows event viewer when it happens?
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What event logs do you get in windows event viewer when it happens?

For the CTD. This "The program crysis3.exe version 1.3.0.0 stopped interacting with Windows and was closed. To see if more information about the problem is available, check the problem history in the Action Center control panel."

When it just freezes solid, I don't get any errors but I can alt-tab no probs. It's so strange.
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Crysis 3 was crashing to windows on the final level, could not fix it. Updated my cpu from dual core i3 to quad core i5, problem fixed!! no more crashing.

I think the Cry Engine is optimized for quad core, try and limit dual core to single core or upgrade to quad core cpu, though this might be an over the top fix.

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Nah, I already have a quad core. I won't be doing any upgrading for the sake of this game. I've thrown it on the trash heap along with Crysis 2.
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I'm having a crash issue as well. Same place every time. Not far into the game, just after the train carriage ram thing, take out the soldiers from the cave mouth, work my way down, pickup some guns and go to move off towards the marker, and bang, every time. I did just install 320.14, so reinstalled 314.22 WHQ and same thing. Game is patched, every other game runs fine. Seems it is a code problem, so many other people with good systems are having issues. So, I'm giving up.
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I'm having a crash issue as well. Same place every time. Not far into the game, just after the train carriage ram thing, take out the soldiers from the cave mouth, work my way down, pickup some guns and go to move off towards the marker, and bang, every time.

Same issue here man although I am running AMD 7970m on my laptop. Crashed at least 4 times so I gave up. I haven't even bothered searching for it. Hopefully there is a fix ...
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