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Just looking at my sig rig you can tell that it doesn't run Crysis all that amazing. But it does run all low physics on high object detail on medium and sound on medium at 800x600 no AA gives me about 30 - 70 fps.

But I am running this on a 21' CRT screen (yes 21' its huge for a CRT) and 800x600 looks, putting it bluntly.. bad all jagged and whatnot. but when I kick up the res to 1024x768 it looks pretty good but my fps drop to about 18 - 35 which I don't like so much..

any recommendations?

Anyone who's thinking autoexec.cfg here's what I got right now:

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Your system aint helping but you know that, 1GB ram is really a problem with Crysis as that game eats ram for breakfast.
 
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Your system aint helping but you know that, 1GB ram is really a problem with Crysis as that game eats ram for breakfast.
the upgrade is coming rest assured.
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You can run it on that level of detail? Seriously? My sig rig never tops 40FPs in normal gameplay on lowest settings.

And you're rig is the problem, it can't handle those graphical loads. I'm surprised it's running that good to begin with.

Try turning all the settings to low and bumping the resolution up.
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the upgrade is coming rest assured.
If your expecting to run Crysis well @ a decent resolution ie; 1280x1024 or higher expect to spend top dollar.
 
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If your expecting to run Crysis well @ a decent resolution ie; 1280x1024 or higher expect to spend top dollar.

I didn't realize that a 8800GT was considered "top dollar".

It's not eve $200, when there are cards that are $300+...
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I didn't realize that a 8800GT was considered "top dollar".

It's not eve $200, when there are cards that are $300+...
Erm....looking at his sig. It'll be more than a GPU he'll need mate.
 
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Erm....looking at his sig. It'll be more than a GPU he'll need mate.
On that rig, it would move the bottle neck to the CPU\\motherboard.

I'm upgrading the videocard on my sigrig soon, so I can't say much about it. But I'm planning on buying a 9600GT or a 3870 if I can't get the money for a 9600. An 8800GT is both too expensive, and probably won't be much more of a help than a 9600.
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If you want to play Crysis at decent resolution there is no config that is going to really help.

Sorry to say, but you might want to just wait till you upgrade to enjoy the game the way it really is meant to be played(no, not just with Nvidia cards ).

i would recommend at least a Core 2 Duo and a 8800gt for this game. With even the most powerful hardware the game is tough to get playing on Very High.
   
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If you want to play Crysis at decent resolution there is no config that is going to really help.

Sorry to say, but you might want to just wait till you upgrade to enjoy the game the way it really is meant to be played(no, not just with Nvidia cards ).

i would recommend at least a Core 2 Duo and a 8800gt for this game. With even the most powerful hardware the game is tough to get playing on Very High.
Even with the best cards, you can't play the game on Very High on resolutions over 1650x1080. Only the 280GTX can truly max it.

8800GT can run it medium-high on 1680x1050 though.

Sorry for going off topic.
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