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[FUD] Two GTX 280 are enough for Crysis

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At 2560x1600 2X AA

"If you are hoping that a single GTX 280 will get you to more than 1920x1200, don't kill the messenger; we have to regrettably disappoint you.

Nvidia claims that a single GTX 280 will be enough for Crysis at 1920x1200 that is a standard resolution for most of the 24-inch LCD's.

If you have 30-inch display that supports 2560x1600, you will need two GTX 280; but again, we heavily suspect that you won't be able to play with FSAA 4X enabled.

This would be too much even for two GTX 280 cards. It becomes ridiculous, as two of these cards combined have 2.8 billion transistors and they will still not be able to bring Crysis to its knees. The best you can hope for at 2560x1600 is 2X FSAA with these two cards.

We’ve had a chance to play Crysis with a single card and we can tell you that 1920x1200 FSAA 4X with beta drives brings the card to its knees. Ouch."

Link: http://www.fudzilla.com/index.php?op...7837&Itemid=34
post #2 of 81
It's Fud..
/End of thread.
My 9800GTX plays it just fine. I don't see why there is still a fascination with maxing this game out on giant screens at max settings. It's been out for how long now? And people still whine about it. Get over it!
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I'm sure bringing Crysis to it's knees refers to being able to max it out at a decent res at constant 60FPS. Well, that's what I think it means anyway. Why would you want more than 60FPS?
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Its because Crysis is one of the most hardware demanding games made.

Yes thats right, its a game not a benchmark!
    
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post #5 of 81
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Originally Posted by Vargess View Post
It's Fud..
/End of thread.
My 9800GTX plays it just fine. I don't see why there is still a fascination with maxing this game out on giant screens at max settings. It's been out for how long now? And people still whine about it. Get over it!
And what settings + Resoultions do you run w/ that 9800GTX in crysis may i ask?
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*yawn*

Good thing we have AMD/ATI this time around. Nvidia is going to have to go back to the drawing board on this one. This card is going to cost way to much, perform terribly, suck power AND the yields on the silicon are rumored to be atrocious.

A June release of this card is in direct response to AMD's accelerated release of 48xx series of cards. While AMD looks like it is preparing for release that will save the company, Nvidia's technology looks stale. It is not complete and they are canalizing the cards that came out 2 months ago. The next 18 months are going to be interesting for the boys in green.
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post #7 of 81
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Originally Posted by Gollie View Post
*yawn*

Good thing we have AMD/ATI this time around. Nvidia is going to have to go back to the drawing board on this one. This card is going to cost way to much, perform terribly, suck power AND the yields on the silicon are rumored to be atrocious.

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Why would it perform terribly?
    
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post #8 of 81
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Its because Crysis is one of the most hardware demanding games made.

Yes thats right, its a game not a benchmark!
No, the coders got lazy when it was time to optimize, look at HL2, it looks nearly as good and I could nearly max it out @ 1280x1024 on my Athlon XP 2600 + 6800GS.
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post #9 of 81
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Originally Posted by Twinnuke View Post
And what settings + Resoultions do you run w/ that 9800GTX in crysis may i ask?
1280x1024
All settings on High with 2x AA
I'll get a new 22" when I get around to it but this monitor has been working fine for me for years now. My FPS doesn't drop at all. Hasn't ever dropped below 40 to my knowledge, but I don't look at the thing every second either. I rather enjoy the game I'm playing instead of being critical of it.

A side note - If I recall, it was mentioned when Crysis came out, that the hardware we have today wasn't going to be able to max it out. They warned everyone. In most hardware cases even today, that is still true.
But people still complain. If you aren't happy now about it, you never will be. So.. get over it
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post #10 of 81
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vargess View Post
It's Fud..
/End of thread.
My 9800GTX plays it just fine. I don't see why there is still a fascination with maxing this game out on giant screens at max settings. It's been out for how long now? And people still whine about it. Get over it!
What's your point?
/End of rant

Seriously, I'm getting sick of seeing the 'It's FUD' BS!

you know, most of the time they are actually right. If you had bothered to look it up afterwards

Seriously, it is about as common as the 'Crysis Sucks' remark, and it holds about as much truth as well.
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