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    Crysis Demo Available

    Anybody get this and play it yet? The demo is almost 2 Gb and my comp won't take it as far as minimum requirements:
    CPU: Intel P4 2.8Ghz or AMD equivalent
    RAM: 1GB
    Video Card: 6800GT (256mb) or ATI/AMD Radeon 9800 Pro (256mb)
    HDD Space: 16GB
    OS: Microsoft Windows [XP and Vista I imagine]
    Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c Compatible
    I've got everything except the Video Card (I've only got a Radeon 9700 128mb) and everything newer that that seems to be PCIe while my mobo is AGP4x so is there any possibility of an upgrade for me. My processor/memory is the bare minimum 2.8 Ghz/1 Gb as well. Damn, I need a new computer.
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    Crysis is a game built around its graphical beauty. Meeting the minimum requirements just wouldn't cut it if you want the real experience. Anyway, I haven't had a chance to try the demo. As for getting a new computer... I'd agree it looks about time to upgrade if you want to play modern games. However getting something to play Crysis the way it was meant to be played can run you up $1000 or so.
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    I have no problem forking over the money for one of these puppies. $5000 is a bit much but as some characters in a famous movie once said, "I fell a need... a need for speed." At least they offer financing.
    "Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods."
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    I'm still running a 939 system with a radeon x1950 pro AGP and 2.2ghz opteron dual core and I play most games at full settings with nice speeds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hk_mp5kpdw View Post
    I have no problem forking over the money for one of these puppies. $5000 is a bit much but as some characters in a famous movie once said, "I fell a need... a need for speed." At least they offer financing.
    Ick... if you want to pay $5000, build the same computer for $3000 and donate the other $2000 to the charity of your choice... it's just better that way. Honestly, you can build something that can play Crysis on good settings for about $1000. This for example. There is actually $80 of mail-in rebates on that, so it is under $1000 excluding tax and shipping. However, it also doesn't have case fans, so you can tack on another $20 if you don't have them laying around.
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    I can't wait till I get my new computer..

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    Right. I'll lay the foundation for my private chip factory tomorrow
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    Quote Originally Posted by CornedBee View Post
    Right. I'll lay the foundation for my private chip factory tomorrow
    You could. I hear AMD processors are made in Chinese sweatshops!
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    http://www.nzone.com/object/nzone_crysis_home.html

    There's a test to see if your computer can run it. I
    barely meet minimum specs.

    CoD4 will be better anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ethic View Post
    http://www.nzone.com/object/nzone_crysis_home.html

    There's a test to see if your computer can run it. I
    barely meet minimum specs.

    CoD4 will be better anyway.
    It rates the operating system! haha....

    It told me Windows XP Pro barely meets minimum requirements
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    Aww, the test doesn't work on my Linux. Why ever not?
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    Heh. Maybe it's wrong. Try it again!

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    The graphics are mindblowing ! Very realistic, dying to see what the full version will be like
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    Test says I meet all the requirements and the recommended Thought I exactly meet the recommended for the video planning on going to SLI once the price of the GeForce 8800GTS 640 goes down.

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