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It couldnt even render smooth shadows or a 3d crowd and skybox. What?
Read where I said "Even though it's old tech hardware"
The reason Crysis was so heavy on all hardware was because they didn't optimize anything.
Do we need 3D crowd? No.
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Originally Posted by Ecchi-BANZAII!!! View Post
The reason Crysis was so heavy on all hardware was because they didn't optimize anything.
You need to read up on how graphics work
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Originally Posted by antuk15 View Post
You need to read up on how graphics work
You need to toss away the e-boast tool.

Very high on Crysis lags more than Real lifesis mod and looks worse.
Reason?
Real lifesis is better optimized.

If you don't know what optimize is you just made a fool of yourself antuk.
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PC is more powerful, enough with this "console is more powerful" bs.
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post #45 of 68
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ecchi-BANZAII!!! View Post
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Read where I said "Even though it's old tech hardware"
The reason Crysis was so heavy on all hardware was because they didn't optimize anything.
Do we need 3D crowd? No.
And I bring to the table...

Dirt 2 which was released on all platforms.
post #46 of 68
The PS3 is vastly superior to the 980x and will be the processor that I'm building my next build around.
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I really don't get why people keep comparing an X86 processor to a Cell processor... Considering the Cell processor is more of a GPU than a CPU in terms of application in the PS3.

Yes the PS3's Cell can push more flops than a 980x but try using one to run windows alternativly try using a 980x to calculate floating point data... It's like having one of those hammer block toy thingies with the shaped blocks and shaped holes, you can force the cylinder through the cube hole, It's just not very good.
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People in this thread

Capcom once said in an interview about Xbox 360 that its 'Xenon' CPU is about as fast as a 3.2Ghz Dual Core Pentium 4 Extreme Edition with hyper threading.

That would be the old Pentium Dual Cores and not the newer ones that are powered by the 45nm Wolfdale core.

Now console developers always say that Cell is roughly twice the performance of 360's 'Xenon' CPU. This would put Cell at the same level as an Athlon II x4 CPU running at around 2.8Ghz.

The other thing is that although Cell has 7 'cores' 6 of those 'cores' are not able to execute general purpose code and are limited to in essence, Floating point work only which is very limiting.

Floating point is awesome for graphics tasks but when it comes to general game code, Memory management and enemy ai they are useless and all that has to be handled by the main PowerPC core in Cell.

So a 980x is around2.5-3x the performance of Cell at default clock speed and even faster when overclocked.
The 360 and the PS3 CPUs use the same architecture. The 360s CPU is basically just a 3 core variant of the PPE on the Cell minus the SPEs.

IBM was contracted by Sony to design the Cell and in turn they used the stuff they came up with when Microsoft ask them to make a CPU for the 360.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123069467545545011.html
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post #50 of 68
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Originally Posted by Ecchi-BANZAII!!! View Post
You need to toss away the e-boast tool.

Very high on Crysis lags more than Real lifesis mod and looks worse.
Reason?
Real lifesis is better optimized.

If you don't know what optimize is you just made a fool of yourself antuk.
Your a fool, Crysis is unoptimized? lol

If you actually understood what CryEngine 2 was actually calculating/rendering at any given frame you would be gob smacked and just how efficient it is.

Crysis has 3-4x the effects being calculated per frame then Unreal Engine 3.

And Reli 2 comes with a custom config file that is more DEMANDING then the stock CVARS, So if you're getting faster performance you need to learn to install it properly.
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