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Hiho, the game is using 4 CPU cores here, I'm happy.

And GPU is constantly at 80-90% usage.
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I made a gamespy account and when I try to log onto the demo it says it has invalid characters ***? It has only has text.
I made an acct through the official site and it says the same thing to me.
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Running great ...awesome! Rep+
YOu need to get a new GPU 5entinel, 8800gt's are awesome an all but their getting a bit outdated

I'll sell you my 4870 if you want it
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The disadvantage would be console game sales. If they show screens of how much better it looks on PC in DX11 then console gamers are going to feel left out and sales will suffer.
Which happens with every multi-platform game
It wouldn't kill sales, some people just may be a bit disappointed when they buy the game on their xbox or PS3
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Originally Posted by stu. View Post
The demo is only 1.6 GB... how did people expect for it to be fully textured, customizable (graphically) and running DX11?
I believe the original crysis demo was around the same size and it came with all the fancy stuff, why not this?
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Because a demo is supposed to indicate what the retail product will be like?
This does indicate what the real product will be like, however, it is not the real product. You didn't pay $60 to unlock the demo, it was given for free, in order to get a feel for the games multiplayer system.

Why would they give their system benchmark away for free? That makes no sense.
 
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Run 1:
Frames Time (ms) Min Max Avg
7346120000487261.217

Run 2:
Frames Time (ms) Min Max Avg
6912120000448557.6

my gpu is running 100% while my cpu isnt even at 50%.... temps never go above 61C though.



Running 1600x900; Hardcore; dont know how i can push it more at this res.
Edited by ikem - 3/1/11 at 12:26am
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Game is amazing so far, soooo happy I bought it!
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This does indicate what the real product will be like, however, it is not the real product. You didn't pay $60 to unlock the demo, it was given for free, in order to get a feel for the games multiplayer system.

Why would they give their system benchmark away for free? That makes no sense.
Well, they aren't getting my $60 for their "benchmark" if the demo isn't going to show me what to expect for my $60.
If Crytek does surprise with a massively improved retail game, then this demo was just a PR stunt to make people with low end rigs believe that they can run the game maxed just fine.
And I think this demo is indicative of the course they are setting.
what's the first thing the game asks you to do?
Press "Start".
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Which happens with every multi-platform game
It wouldn't kill sales, some people just may be a bit disappointed when they buy the game on their xbox or PS3
In this case I am sure it would kill sales. Only time will tell. Crysis in not your average game.
    
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I believe the original crysis demo was around the same size and it came with all the fancy stuff, why not this?
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Tonight (October 25th 23:00 UTC/GMT) the demo has been released through EA Link (former EA Downloader) for users thats have preordered Crysis on EA Store
There is a 24 Hour Exclusive on the Single Player Demo for those users.

When the demo will be public? We don't know. There isn't any official statement about it.
If the 24h hour exclusive is correct, it will be public on October 26th 23:00 UTC/GMT)
We have to wait...
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Shortly after the demo's release some enthusiasts found that, by manipulating the configuration files, most of the "very high" graphics settings (normally reserved for DX10) could be activated under DX9. The "very high" DX9 graphics mode looks almost identical to the DX10 mode, with certain graphical features not being able to be reproduced correctly under DX9, such as Object Motion Blur.
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So perhaps, more was included, but not necessarily intended for use. This time, apparently, they were more strict about what they wanted people to see.
 
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DX9 only, has minor glitches, constant 60FPS for me with VSYNC enabled, 1920x1200 Hardcore.
thank u for saving me 30 mins of downloading it.
    
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