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if a game required to be playable at 1080p with 45fps min at time of release, crysis 1 probably would have been delayed a couple of years. i dont think any of the graphics cards out at the time could handle the game, even with a tri-sli setup.

That was almost 4 years ago when 1920x1080 wasn't the average res.
Crysis was released in '07, the average monitor res was under 720p. Today things are different and about half of all monitors sold are sporting the "1080p" moniker. Obviously you would tailor the standard to the industry averages. The one constant in this industry is that everything changes eventually, 4 years from now no one will be considering 1920x1080 cutting edge. I don't think anyone would argue that Crysis was way overpowered for current hardware when it came out anyway. It was definitely an exception that has single-handedly solidified its legendary status among the overclocker/gamer community. If you don't agree with the 60/45fps I wouldn't go any less than 45/30, nothing under 30fps should be certified as "playable" or "recommended".
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If you don't agree with the 60/45fps I wouldn't go any less than 45/30, nothing under 30fps should be certified as "playable" or "recommended".
At 25FPS games are still quite playable.
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Woohoo I get to be Crysis Man again! Just give me 1280x720 windowed mode maxed out(except AA and Af is ok for me) Ill be happy. I don't play full screen...
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Woohoo I get to be Crysis Man again! Just give me 1280x720 windowed mode maxed out(except AA and Af is ok for me) Ill be happy. I don't play full screen...
You know that your card won't go to 3D mode when you run in a window ?
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You know that your card won't go to 3D mode when you run in a window ?
What do you mean?

I never really had any problems playing window mode in CSS, TF2, BC2, CS 1.6, SC2, and Crysis.

Or are you talking about actual 3D monitor viewing? Because I'm pretty sure my card would run in 3D mode and clocks to get me playing nicely... Unless I'm missing something that will make me sad.
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Apologize for the confusion guys...but these aren't official specs...Sorry to have caused the big hohas...Have reported it to have the thread moved(again)...Sources at CVG and hexus ARE wrong.
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At 25FPS games are still quite playable.
It kind of depends on the game, at least from my experience. At 25FPS, Crysis feels smooth, but in a slow way. GTA IV (horrible console port, bleh) at 25FPS, you can almost see the computer straining to push out the frames.
    
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possibly, even though crytek stated that cryengine 3 much more optimized than cryengine 2, i doubt thats even true. i can predict that the recommended requirements are going 2 be like core i7, 4 or 8 gb, & a gtx 400 series card or something like that
Don't forget Vista/ Win7 OS required 2GB RAM.

Now Crysis 2 require 2GB Memory RAM, too. the recommended requirements would be 6GB or 8GB RAM. I just guess.
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Now that they're not official, the minimum specs better be higher.
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What do you mean?

I never really had any problems playing window mode in CSS, TF2, BC2, CS 1.6, SC2, and Crysis.

Or are you talking about actual 3D monitor viewing? Because I'm pretty sure my card would run in 3D mode and clocks to get me playing nicely... Unless I'm missing something that will make me sad.
Well my 4870x2 and a friend 4870 will keep the idle 2D clocks when running any game in a window so I think your 4850 do the same, I need to go fullscreen for the clocks to go up to normal (and for Crossfire to activate but that's another matter). I even tested with "performance clocks enabled" and Crossfire disabled, and although the clocks were the same, performance would be higher in fullscreen anyway.
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