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I would have thought that your 2 470s would be enough at that res. My 1 5850 can max warhead (which is slightly better optimised).

Maybe your CPU is a bottleneck.
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If you want crysis, a Core i3 overclocked to 4ghz and a 6950 will max it out. Crysis only uses 2 cores, and it's GPU dependent.

I Would grab a Quad core, as you probably want to play other games apart from Crysis 1.
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You will want to try and run Prime95 for an extended period of time. Overnight will do fine. However, for the first little bit of the test, I recommend you pay attention to the temperatures. An i7 can get really hot, really fast. If you are getting temps above 80C you probably will want to back your OC down and try again. Keeping you voltage close to stock will help with temperatures.

which test should i run in prime? the default test thats already checked is the BLEND test, just do that one?
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It's not like you have to have 8xAA 16xAF at 7680x1600 to play the game..

My Opteron 165 with a 3870 ran the game quite well on high (albeit at 1360x768 with no AA )
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My 4870 CF maxes Crysis at 1080p with 4x AA/16x AF. Although, there are some frame rate drops, for the most part, it remains playable....
     
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You will want to try and run Prime95 for an extended period of time. Overnight will do fine. However, for the first little bit of the test, I recommend you pay attention to the temperatures. An i7 can get really hot, really fast. If you are getting temps above 80C you probably will want to back your OC down and try again. Keeping you voltage close to stock will help with temperatures.
I oc'd to 3.42Ghz and i set the vcore to 1.5v and i ran prime for just over an hour with no problems and my max temp reached 80C according to core temp, but it stayed around 75-77C majority of the time.
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