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http://www.devicemag.com/2010/03/11/...red-by-crytek/

Crysis 2 PC Edition System Requirements Lowered by Crytek

CryEngine 3 development engine for the Crysis 2 ensures that the game looks similar irrespective the platform it is being played on whether it is PC or a thorough gaming console. The first edition sequel will require Intel Core 2 Duo (2.2GHz)/ AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+ processor, 2GB of RAM and a graphics card that should be similar to a NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS variant.

Carl also mentioned that the game will come with better graphics even on PC despite the lowered system requirements.
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NOOOOOO, epic dislike, it should be a honor to max out crysis.
    
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NOOOOOO, epic dislike, it should be a honor to max out crysis.
I wonder if this will backfire and if the original Crysis and maybe Crysis Warhead will now look better then Crysis 2.
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NOOOOOO, epic dislike, it should be a honor to max out crysis.
So true
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I wonder if this will backfire and if the original Crysis and maybe Crysis Warhead will now look better then Crysis 2.
Nah, the ingame video looked pretty nice, and it's DX11.
    
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you know. those are very similar system requirements to the first crysis.

this is off of the first hit i got on google for crysis system requirements

Minimum system requirements
from Crytek and EA

OS - Windows XP or Windows Vista
Processor - 2.8 GHz or faster (XP) or 3.2 GHz or faster* (Vista)
Memory - 1.0 GB RAM (XP) or 1.5 GB RAM (Vista)
Video Card -256 MB**
Hard Drive - 12GB
Sound Card - DirectX 9.0c compatible

Recommended System Requirements
from Crytek and EA

OS - Windows XP / Vista
Processor - Intel Core 2 DUO @ 2.2GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+
Memory - 2.0 GB RAM
GPU - NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS/640 or similar

crysis 2 requirements are identical to the recommended hardware specs of crysis. so, the argument is still valid. can it run crysis AND crysis 2!

+1 hope for 12 threads.
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Nah, the ingame video looked pretty nice, and it's DX11.
Isn't direct x 11 not only suppose to look better but also run better on fps?
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Isn't direct x 11 not only suppose to look better but also run better on fps?
Yes, so it MUST look better, but in some cases, tessellation can reduce the FPS.
    
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Originally Posted by dracotonisamond View Post
crysis 2 requirements are identical to the recommended hardware specs of crysis. so, the argument is still valid. can it run crysis AND crysis 2!
Maybe, but those recommended specs weren't too shabby back in 07. Those are now the minimal specs for crysis 2 (I hope?) but if they are the recommended thats kinda sad cause the biggest thing about crysis is making your face when you put together your new pc into a when crysis still laughed at you.
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What are the Max req for the game ?
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