Overclock.net › Forums › Video Games › PC Gaming › Crysis 2-PC Launching DX9 only (DX11 to come in a later patch)
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Crysis 2-PC Launching DX9 only (DX11 to come in a later patch) - Page 11

Poll Results: What do you make of Crysis 2 DX9 PC Launch

 
  • 60% (240)
    RAGE
  • 25% (99)
    Don't care
  • 13% (55)
    If it's pathed quick it's ok
394 Total Votes  
post #101 of 266
I'm wondering it this is Crytek or actually EA that is to blame. Last two games I've purchased that EA published have been half-arsed console ports that were limited by to low optimization and DX9. (NFS: Hot Pursuit and Bulletstorm)

They even put the PC development of Burnout Paradise on the chop block.
Room Heater
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9550 ASUS P5E3 Deluxe/WiFi-AP@n Radeon 6950 unlock 2x2GB & 2x1GB Patriot Viper Fin DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
A-DATA S599 64GB + JBOD LG Super-Multi DVD-RW Apogee XT rev. 1 Win7 Pro 64Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG Flatron 22" MS Digital Media Pro Corsair TX 850 HAF 932 
MouseAudio
Wired MS Laser Mouse 6000 Xonar D2X 
  hide details  
Reply
Room Heater
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9550 ASUS P5E3 Deluxe/WiFi-AP@n Radeon 6950 unlock 2x2GB & 2x1GB Patriot Viper Fin DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
A-DATA S599 64GB + JBOD LG Super-Multi DVD-RW Apogee XT rev. 1 Win7 Pro 64Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG Flatron 22" MS Digital Media Pro Corsair TX 850 HAF 932 
MouseAudio
Wired MS Laser Mouse 6000 Xonar D2X 
  hide details  
Reply
post #102 of 266
crysis 2 is coming out on 22 of march... why are u asking questions over what dx is in game when there is no official game come out
SubZero
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel i5 6600k maximus viii hero Asus Strix RX 480 Corsair 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Evo 850 Corsair H55i Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 HP 23xi 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Roccat Isku Corsair CX 750M Corsair 300R Roccat Kiro 
Mouse Pad
Roccat Taito 
  hide details  
Reply
SubZero
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel i5 6600k maximus viii hero Asus Strix RX 480 Corsair 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Evo 850 Corsair H55i Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 HP 23xi 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Roccat Isku Corsair CX 750M Corsair 300R Roccat Kiro 
Mouse Pad
Roccat Taito 
  hide details  
Reply
post #103 of 266
Quote:
Originally Posted by d0gr0ck View Post
I'm wondering it this is Crytek or actually EA that is to blame. Last two games I've purchased that EA published have been half-arsed console ports that were limited by to low optimization and DX9. (NFS: Hot Pursuit and Bulletstorm)

They even put the PC development of Burnout Paradise on the chop block.
Crytek for sure. BF3 has EA as a publisher but doesn't (so far) seem to be giving the consoles their full attention.
Silence
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 @ 4ghz HT Asus Rampage III Extreme ATI 5830 Corsair Dominator GT 6gb CAS 7 
Hard DriveOSKeyboardPower
50gb Vertex 2 - OS,1.5tb Storage Win7 64 bit Saitek Cyborg OCZ 700W 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Define R3 Logitech G500 Steelseries Glass 
  hide details  
Reply
Silence
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 @ 4ghz HT Asus Rampage III Extreme ATI 5830 Corsair Dominator GT 6gb CAS 7 
Hard DriveOSKeyboardPower
50gb Vertex 2 - OS,1.5tb Storage Win7 64 bit Saitek Cyborg OCZ 700W 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Define R3 Logitech G500 Steelseries Glass 
  hide details  
Reply
post #104 of 266
And the Oscar for the hugest disapointment goes to: Crytek with Crysis 2.
Thor is here!!!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930@4GHZ 1.23Vcore :) Gigabyte X58A UD3R Zotac GTX 480 AMP!@850|2000 Corsair 6gb 1333 mhz DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB LG DVD+Blu Ray Windows 7 64-Bit Samsung Syncmaster P2350 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycosa Mirror Corsair HX850 Watt Coolermaster HAF X Razer Mamba 
  hide details  
Reply
Thor is here!!!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930@4GHZ 1.23Vcore :) Gigabyte X58A UD3R Zotac GTX 480 AMP!@850|2000 Corsair 6gb 1333 mhz DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB LG DVD+Blu Ray Windows 7 64-Bit Samsung Syncmaster P2350 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycosa Mirror Corsair HX850 Watt Coolermaster HAF X Razer Mamba 
  hide details  
Reply
post #105 of 266
Quote:
Originally Posted by snoball View Post
I do not understand the problem. I would much rather have a running and fun DX 9 game on release that cost $60 over a game I paid 60 for and still can't run do to frame rate glitches and random crashes. ***BLACK OPS*** So, EA/Crytek can give me Crysis 2 for a month if they need to in order for DX11 to function. I have always supported them and do not see the point in waiting some time for DX11. Half the reason they are doing this may be related to the fact that now most gamers just want quantity over quality, the CoD series, which according to xfire is the most playes series in total for all games. Just my . I love this beta to. It is one of the best looking DX 9 titles I have played. Go play Crysis 1 and Warhead on the demo's settings and they look rather similar to me. The main thing is this HQ DX 9 game is capable of 90+ FPS on good settings, not the 50s, compared to World in Conflict, Crysis 1/Warhead, and other "Enthusiast" games.
The problem is they are appeasing a console crowd that doesn't care about Crysis 2. They think they are going to be the next CoD, but that's laughable. There is zero hype for this game in the console circles. Modern Warfare had a tonne of hype as soon as it was announced.

It's an imcomplete game for 60 bucks. We're not talking bugs, but missing features. I'm not going to fly off the handle over it, but I'm not buying it either.
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i3 4150 Gigabyte  Gigabyte Geforce GTX 1050 Ti 8GB DDR3 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 10 x64 Samsung BX2450 300 Watt Bitfenix 
Audio
Small Amp + Pair of Realistic Minimus 26 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 4570 H81 EVGA Geforce GTX 750 Ti 8GB 1600Mhz DDR3 
Hard DriveOSMonitor
Western Digital 1TB 7200 RPM  Windows 10 Pro x64 HP w2007 
  hide details  
Reply
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i3 4150 Gigabyte  Gigabyte Geforce GTX 1050 Ti 8GB DDR3 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 10 x64 Samsung BX2450 300 Watt Bitfenix 
Audio
Small Amp + Pair of Realistic Minimus 26 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 4570 H81 EVGA Geforce GTX 750 Ti 8GB 1600Mhz DDR3 
Hard DriveOSMonitor
Western Digital 1TB 7200 RPM  Windows 10 Pro x64 HP w2007 
  hide details  
Reply
post #106 of 266
Quote:
Originally Posted by wick001;12580665 
I didn't read this whole thread but, are you telling me crysis 2 wont even support dx10? Dx9 only??? That doesn't even make sense


It makes perfect sense...

This game was concieved for DX9 parts via XBox 360 and PS3

PC has been reduced to a secondary platfom in EA's eye's

They own the rights to Nascar and since have not even attempted a PC game but have released multiple upgrades to the series on both consuls

As PC gamers flat out play second fiddle these days to the consuls as they sell ten fold the titles and PC enthusiasts are more prown to being able to simply download a version from just about any torrent server.

Not that this does not happen with consuls games it is simply less common as many users are just kids ....

It is a sad day as Crytek has so much promise and are on the cutting edge. Now they will use this tech to max out Dx9 potencial and market to consuls fiorst and we will be left with sloppy seconds, boycotting this title will simply assure them they have made a wise decision by going first and foremost to the consule community .....
Leviathan
(27 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel i7 3930k MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) eVGA (SC) GTX Titan  eVGA (SC) GTX Titan  
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Team Group 16GB Team Extreme 2400MHz 9-11-11-28 1T Samsung 128GB 830 Samsung 128GB 830 OCZ 120GB Solid 3 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
OCZ 120GB Solid 3 Western Digital 640GB Black  4x Coolgate Quad 120mm Ultimate Heat Exchanger ... EK Supremacy Universal CPU Liquid Cooling Block 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
2x EK Geforce GTX Titan VGA Liquid Cooling Bloc... EK DDC X-RES Top 140 - Acetal w/250mm tube exte... EK DDC X-RES Top 140 - Acetal  8x Corsair Air Series SP120 Quiet Edition CO-90... 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
7x Xigmatek AOS (Aeronautical Oil System Bearin... 8x Yate Loon 120 x 38mm Low Speed Silent Case F... 7 64 bit Crossover 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razor Black Widow Ultimant 2013 Corsair AX1200 CaseLabs TH10 Black TT Level 10M  
Mouse PadAudio
TT Landon  Creative 3D Recon 
  hide details  
Reply
Leviathan
(27 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel i7 3930k MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) eVGA (SC) GTX Titan  eVGA (SC) GTX Titan  
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Team Group 16GB Team Extreme 2400MHz 9-11-11-28 1T Samsung 128GB 830 Samsung 128GB 830 OCZ 120GB Solid 3 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
OCZ 120GB Solid 3 Western Digital 640GB Black  4x Coolgate Quad 120mm Ultimate Heat Exchanger ... EK Supremacy Universal CPU Liquid Cooling Block 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
2x EK Geforce GTX Titan VGA Liquid Cooling Bloc... EK DDC X-RES Top 140 - Acetal w/250mm tube exte... EK DDC X-RES Top 140 - Acetal  8x Corsair Air Series SP120 Quiet Edition CO-90... 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
7x Xigmatek AOS (Aeronautical Oil System Bearin... 8x Yate Loon 120 x 38mm Low Speed Silent Case F... 7 64 bit Crossover 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razor Black Widow Ultimant 2013 Corsair AX1200 CaseLabs TH10 Black TT Level 10M  
Mouse PadAudio
TT Landon  Creative 3D Recon 
  hide details  
Reply
post #107 of 266
This is definitely a skip for me. The franchise built its reputation on destroying rigs that weren't up to par. That was their differentiation in a heavily saturated market. By ignoring that and catering to a console crowd, they've snubbed their noses at the people who made the franchise successful. L2 business EA.
post #108 of 266
Dissapointed.

They should have at least use DX10 with DX9 paths for the consoles.
After playing Medal Of Honor 2010 and seeing the difference between Dx9 and Dx11 from single player and multiplayer I am sad Crysis 2 is not built on Dx11.

Graphics are not everything but when it comes to Crysis... they are!
Rig 2.0
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3770k Asus P8Z77-V EVGA GTX780 SC ACX Samsung DDR 3 (2 DIMMS) MV-3V4G3D/US 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 830 SSD WD Caviar Black Asus DVD/RW Xigmatek s-1283 HDT (Air Cooling) 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Scythe Slipstream 1200RPM (x2) Antec 140mm + Antec 120mm + Xigmatek 120mm (x2) Win 7 64bit Acer S243HL bmii - 24" 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair TX750 Corsair Carbide 300R MX 518 Auzentek X-Fi Forte 7.1 
  hide details  
Reply
Rig 2.0
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3770k Asus P8Z77-V EVGA GTX780 SC ACX Samsung DDR 3 (2 DIMMS) MV-3V4G3D/US 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 830 SSD WD Caviar Black Asus DVD/RW Xigmatek s-1283 HDT (Air Cooling) 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Scythe Slipstream 1200RPM (x2) Antec 140mm + Antec 120mm + Xigmatek 120mm (x2) Win 7 64bit Acer S243HL bmii - 24" 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair TX750 Corsair Carbide 300R MX 518 Auzentek X-Fi Forte 7.1 
  hide details  
Reply
post #109 of 266
guys, u saw xbox 360 version... come on.... game is still not out yet...

btw these are specs for crysis 2

Here are the Minimum PC specs:
2GHz Core 2 Duo / A64 X2 CPU
2GB RAM, 8800GT / HD3850
512MB Video Memory
DX9.0c
Shader Model 3.0
Windows XP
Estimated Perfomance: 20fps @ 1024 x 768


And the Recommended Specs are
2.66GHz Core 2 Duo / A64 X2 CPU
3GB RAM
GTX280 / HD4870, 1GB Video Memory
DX9.0
Shader Model 3.0/4.0
Windows XP
30fps @ 1650 x 1080


And the Highly Recommened Specs are
3GHz Core i7 4GB RAM
GTX560Ti / HD4870 X2
1.8GB Video Memory
DirectX 11
Shader Model 3.0/4.0
Windows 7, 30fps @ 1920 x 1200

+

"The next big game Crysis 2 does not support DirectX 11 at launch on 25 March.

At a presentation to Nvidia's new graphics card in the GeForce 500-series revealed that Crysis 2 initially will not include support for DirectX 11, instead, all PC gamers had to make do with the six year old DirectX 9.

In practice this means that all graphics hungry gamers with later generations of graphics cards can not take advantage of graphics-enhancing features such as tesselation. According to Nvidia promises the developers to include a DX11 mode in a future update, when exactly is still unclear."

so even if there is no dx11 when u get the game, they will send it through the patch
Edited by Erper - 3/2/11 at 6:35am
SubZero
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel i5 6600k maximus viii hero Asus Strix RX 480 Corsair 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Evo 850 Corsair H55i Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 HP 23xi 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Roccat Isku Corsair CX 750M Corsair 300R Roccat Kiro 
Mouse Pad
Roccat Taito 
  hide details  
Reply
SubZero
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel i5 6600k maximus viii hero Asus Strix RX 480 Corsair 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Evo 850 Corsair H55i Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 HP 23xi 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Roccat Isku Corsair CX 750M Corsair 300R Roccat Kiro 
Mouse Pad
Roccat Taito 
  hide details  
Reply
post #110 of 266
They recommend a HD 4870x2 for use on DX11 mode? Might want to get that source checked.
Edited by d0gr0ck - 3/2/11 at 6:57am
Room Heater
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9550 ASUS P5E3 Deluxe/WiFi-AP@n Radeon 6950 unlock 2x2GB & 2x1GB Patriot Viper Fin DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
A-DATA S599 64GB + JBOD LG Super-Multi DVD-RW Apogee XT rev. 1 Win7 Pro 64Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG Flatron 22" MS Digital Media Pro Corsair TX 850 HAF 932 
MouseAudio
Wired MS Laser Mouse 6000 Xonar D2X 
  hide details  
Reply
Room Heater
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9550 ASUS P5E3 Deluxe/WiFi-AP@n Radeon 6950 unlock 2x2GB & 2x1GB Patriot Viper Fin DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
A-DATA S599 64GB + JBOD LG Super-Multi DVD-RW Apogee XT rev. 1 Win7 Pro 64Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG Flatron 22" MS Digital Media Pro Corsair TX 850 HAF 932 
MouseAudio
Wired MS Laser Mouse 6000 Xonar D2X 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: PC Gaming
Overclock.net › Forums › Video Games › PC Gaming › Crysis 2-PC Launching DX9 only (DX11 to come in a later patch)