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I have been messing around with Crysis 2 grpahics, and for fun I ramped all the setting in Nvidia's control panel to max, so now everything was on absolute maximum @ 1240 x 1024, the FPS was good, some FPS dives but not bad, how is this?

I thought my GT240 wouldn't be that good. Because I heard the Crysis games were used as benchmarks because they have very high system requirements, and so on.
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Crysis 1 and warhead took a lot of CPU AND GPU power.


Crysis 2 is much easier to run
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At that res, this isn't really so surprising.
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It's 1240x1024. Download advanced graphics option to fine tune.
 
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Considering Crysis 2 is a DX9 console port, that's not surprising one bit. I'll bet the GT240 would handle 1080p fine with decent enough settings.

Try out Crysis and Warhead, and then say your GT240 can max them. wink.gif However you'd also be really amazed at the graphics with those. smile.gif
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If the GT 240 could SLI, that would be the ultimate budget card... biggrin.gif
     
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1280x1024 is not a very demanding resolution. My old 8800GT could play Crysis 1 on high at that res, much less Crysis 2.
     
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Ahh although I could play Crysis 2 at high settings, al the reviews I read on the GT240 pretty much make it seem to be like a terrible card.
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Originally Posted by walshy155;12976515 
Ahh although I could play Crysis 2 at high settings, al the reviews I read on the GT240 pretty much make it seem to be like a terrible card.

It's roughly the same as a 9600GT performance wise. It's not a "bad" card for such a low resolution.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by walshy155;12976515 
Ahh although I could play Crysis 2 at high settings, al the reviews I read on the GT240 pretty much make it seem to be like a terrible card.

1680x1050, 1920x1080 and 1920x1200 are kind of the "standard" gaming resolutions atm. So by that standard, the 240 would be lacking. At your res though, it obviously has enough muscle to handle whatever you want smile.gif
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