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post #11 of 13
Ahem, Crysis 2 is running at Hardcore details (max DX9 + AA) with around 25 FPS on a 9800GT. Your rig should be fine.

You don't need a new CPU. Get an aftermarket cooler and OC to 3.5-4GHz

You don't need more RAM, 4GB is more than enough for any game.

Get yourself a GTX 560 for around $250 or a GTX 470 if you can find one at $200.
Edited by Wulfgar - 2/13/11 at 11:03pm
post #12 of 13
According to the minimum system specs, you'll need at least an 8800GT just to play the game.

The minimum amount of ram stated was 2GB. This states MINIMUM specs too. keep this in mind at all times. Tiiiime to push for 8GB these days.

I expect this game to be one of the most strenuous games out there. Hopefully a little more optimized than the last two were though.

I pulled the info from here.
Edited by Imglidinhere - 2/14/11 at 12:09pm
     
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Crysis 2 isnt that demanding, I say its close to Metro 2033 meaning current hardware will max it out not like Crysis 1 when future hardware had to catch up to the game. Anything around gtx470 - gtx 580 will be fine.

Crysis 2 beta at least for me doesnt have Sli support. My one GTX480 maxs the game out no problem. Sli will prob be needed for DX11. I cant wait. I enjoy the game a lot.
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