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Maybe they instituted some sort of screen shrinker option like on old FPS games. Like the ones on Doom/Wolfenstein/Rise of the Triad where you could press +/- to make the game run faster with a smaller viewable size. I remember when you shrunk the screen to the smallest level in ROTT, it would display a message "Get a 486!". Maybe Crysis Warhead will say "Get an 8800!"
    
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Cevat Yerli promises
am i the only one who thinks this is BS based on the hype and lies that Cevat Yerli spread for the original crysis?
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For one, I trust Cevat Yerli more than many others in the gaming industry.
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am i the only one who thinks this is BS based on the hype and lies that Cevat Yerli spread for the original crysis?
If the first one ran like crap how the sudden are the graphics in the pictures still soo good for the 2nd but it will run on lower end machines fine? That's the better question. Ploy to make people upgrade first time around or just crappy code? You decide. lol
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Why don't they all just use this engine then no one will ever have to upgrade and they will sell 10billion copies.
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Why don't they all just use this engine then no one will ever have to upgrade and they will sell 10billion copies.

lolololol
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post #27 of 44
its not really about whether or not he's lying..he's just mistaken, in the case of Crysis anyway.

personally, im willing to bet Warhead runs the same as the first Crysis, perhaps a couple of frames better given the devs have had more chance to optimise.

i dont see how the same engine, running basically the same game, can all of a sudden just get magically better in performance in large numbers. realistically, we would be talking a few frames here and there.

dont take my word for it...but i wouldnt take their word for it yet either.
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where do all you guys get this thing that crysis only runs on quads and gtx's i can play mine maxed out at 1280x1024 when i did with no skippage like seemless play, my friend has same system as me and could play on a 32in HDTV maxed out and it worked just fine. i dont see how some of your systems had trouble playing it, either you lie about your systems or you are severely picky about game play
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where do all you guys get this thing that crysis only runs on quads and gtx's i can play mine maxed out at 1280x1024 when i did with no skippage like seemless play, my friend has same system as me and could play on a 32in HDTV maxed out and it worked just fine. i dont see how some of your systems had trouble playing it, either you lie about your systems or you are severely picky about game play
see, that backs my argument that the current Crysis is infact optimised.

why most people complain about it is, if you run the Dx10 version @ your settings/hardware, 1280x1024 etc etc, you only really get an average of say 20fps-22fps. while they are low frames, the game is in fact playable.

i think most people sook about it because they expect their leet machines to pull 50-60+ like most of their games, and Crysis just isnt capable of supporting that. what they fail to admit is, NONE of their other games looks and feels like Crysis.

is you can manage a constant 25fps in Crysis, constant as in every scene, heavy battle or not, then the game is more than playable.
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Just like a quad core would be utilized in Crysis?
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