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TL;DR edition:

It is unplayable. I doubt the full game will be any better, but maybe you can use a config like with Crysis 1/Warhead.

Long edition:

I wasn't expecting much, but I tried it anyway. I downloaded it, made an account, and got into the menus. Starting up, 1024x768 and Gamer settings with no Vsync, I got 22fps in the menu.

Also, I noticed, it says "Press Start..." Bad console port-itis?

So, I register an account and it drops to 20-24 fps. Switching it to 800x600 only got me 32 fps.

After joining a server and waiting in the MP lobby, I noticed framerates in the high 20's.

I knew that if the menu was almost too much, that it would be bad when the bullets started flying.

Immediately upon the start of the game, I saw the class chooser screen and Fraps told me I was getting only 2 fps. Once I got into actual gameplay, I got 1 fps. Looking at the ground only got me 3-5. I died shortly, and it improves to 2-4 fps. I got about 2 sprinting and looking off the edge of the buildings. Since I couldn't track down the config to tinker with, I decided not to try Hardcore settings

So yeah, don't touch this game if you have Intel GMA.
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Originally Posted by G33K View Post
TL;DR edition:

It is unplayable. I doubt the full game will be any better, but maybe you can use a config like with Crysis 1/Warhead.

Long edition:

I wasn't expecting much, but I tried it anyway. I downloaded it, made an account, and got into the menus. Starting up, 1024x768 and Gamer settings with no Vsync, I got 22fps in the menu.

Also, I noticed, it says "Press Start..." Bad console port-itis?

So, I register an account and it drops to 20-24 fps. Switching it to 800x600 only got me 32 fps.

After joining a server and waiting in the MP lobby, I noticed framerates in the high 20's.

I knew that if the menu was almost too much, that it would be bad when the bullets started flying.

Immediately upon the start of the game, I saw the class chooser screen and Fraps told me I was getting only 2 fps. Once I got into actual gameplay, I got 1 fps. Looking at the ground only got me 3-5. I died shortly, and it improves to 2-4 fps. I got about 2 sprinting and looking off the edge of the buildings. Since I couldn't track down the config to tinker with, I decided not to try Hardcore settings

So yeah, don't touch this game if you have Intel GMA.
Expected. Where did you download it from? nvm, EA's official site has it
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I lol when people have a GTX 470 and they ask if they will need to upgrade it for crysis 2
 
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I hope to have a 570 when I get a respectable gaming rig, that does pretty well in Crysis 2 from the benchmarks I saw.
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Considering Crysis 2 graphics are worse than the original, I'd be very dissaponted if its heavier too..
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Haven't tried it, but so far looking crap. Not surprising that it didn't run on a x3100, it's like a 3 year old intergrated graphics piece of crap? Really don't know what you expected.
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