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OK...ANYONE who says maxed out HL2 is close to crysis, they are extremely ignorant.
Crysis on low, looks twice as good as HL maxed.
Get over yourself.
I run Crysis on medium and it looks about the same as HL2 on max.
    
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I run Crysis on medium and it looks about the same as HL2 on max.
No, at anything below High settings you experience jittery shadows, pop-ups and generally different objects don't mix that well due to the difference in their detail. All games running below maximum settings suffer from this due to the fact that the majority of "scene calibration" (finding out what looks good and where) is done at maximum settings.

HL2 on max settings may not have better textures or lighting but objects blend together better and that usually makes for a better gaming experience (as in there are fewer distractions due to different quality levels of surrounding objects, textures, shadows and such).
post #73 of 81
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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!
Umm thats coming from someone with a..uhhh....cough...17 inch screen? Go buy a REAL LCD, try and play crysis and you'll have something to wine about.
    
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umm anyway forget HL2 lets talk Oblivion with an ultra high rez mod a few mods to add to the foliage and forced AAx8 and HDR that looks stunning I know its not stock game but damn its sexy...

And runs fine with my setup on a 24'' LCD Crysis on the other hand runs all max out for poo and looks the same well some things are nicer but thats more Directx10 then anything IMO though...
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im getting 24 FPS with all settings on high with no AA on my sig rig . except 4 gigs of ram again.
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ya know, its kinda sad if an entire generation of card is dedicated to one game at one insane resolution. you would think people would start caring less about ONE GAME and more about power consuption, heat, price and stuff. i do believe the USA economy isnt doing the best so have $1300 worth a graphics cards for ONE game is a inane waste of money. and that nvidia is benching it against ONE game before its even released is pretty sad imo....there are more games then just crysis, and most of them are better plot wise and gameplay wise (see portal, hl2, assassins creed (beginning part anyway), cs series, COD4, etc)

this quite possibly the DUMBEST thing nvidia could have done basing its next gen cards off ONE game...
So..........CS series has a plot?
I enjoy CSS, but it's a bit overrated IMO.
I do agree that it's silly to base everything on Crysis....but the reason they're flaunting it is because it's one of the most heavily NVidia biased games I've ever played.....I'm sure they invested quite a bit in the game. They're trying to get their marketing money's worth out of it.
Why does EVERYONE insist on saying "It's FUD, but....."? We know it's FUD, and believe it or not they're right a lot of the time..........even so why does >5 people invariably point out that it's FUD.
It's getting old.
Edited by binormalkilla - 6/15/08 at 8:45pm
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I don't quite understand the legion of people now suddenly saying that Crysis IS optimized. I thought Overclock.net put that one to bed by showing detailed pictures of how Crysis gets a much worse framerate while looking worse ( IE, the settings are much lower ) than HL2:ep2.

I mean, there were multiple pictures not even 6 months ago detailing this.

Either way, the graphics and physics are close enough. It's not mind boggling different. It's not like we're comparing Wolfenstein to Crysis.

and if you think that Source can't be upped to look virtually identical to Crysis, just check out the FakeFactory mod.
    
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post #78 of 81
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umm anyway forget HL2 lets talk Oblivion with an ultra high rez mod a few mods to add to the foliage and forced AAx8 and HDR that looks stunning I know its not stock game but damn its sexy...

And runs fine with my setup on a 24'' LCD Crysis on the other hand runs all max out for poo and looks the same well some things are nicer but thats more Directx10 then anything IMO though...
I think this is a great point. Crysis is for the most part highly unoptimized, and if you remember the tweaking efforts most people went to for Oblivion, we saw some excellent results come from this. I know that my rig @ 1280x1024 saw an average of 35FPS with tweaked Very High settings. I will post some when I get home from work.

I think it really comes down to not so much the graphical benchpress this card can handle, but what it means to you and what you do to help it out. I agree that Nvidia have missed the mark this time, but this is a constant in hardware development. You just bet your pennies that they will come back
    
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Yeah I dont know i guess its because people say the games coding is lazy but with the right tweaks you can get Oblivion looking so sweet and at a playable Frame rate
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I don't quite understand the legion of people now suddenly saying that Crysis IS optimized. I thought Overclock.net put that one to bed by showing detailed pictures of how Crysis gets a much worse framerate while looking worse ( IE, the settings are much lower ) than HL2:ep2.

I mean, there were multiple pictures not even 6 months ago detailing this.

Either way, the graphics and physics are close enough. It's not mind boggling different. It's not like we're comparing Wolfenstein to Crysis.

and if you think that Source can't be upped to look virtually identical to Crysis, just check out the FakeFactory mod.

I'm sure they can get some more optimization out of the Crytek engine (after all, what engine can't be optimized), but it's insane to say that the fakefactory mod can make HL2 look just like Crysis. I've never played it, but I've seen screens....no way.
I would like to see proof if you want me to believe this. ;D
Edited by binormalkilla - 6/15/08 at 11:51pm
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