Buy A PC Beast, Crysis 3 System Requirements Will Be High

Written by Luuk on Thu, Aug 16, 2012 6:05 PM

According to CEO of Crytek, Cevat Yerli, Crysis 3 will utilize the full potential of high-end PC's. We already know Crytek is capable of doing this, as the original Crysis was used as a benchmark for gaming up until about 18 months ago.

Crysis had wonderful graphics for the time, however only a small group of people were able to play the game due to it's heavy requirements...

Yerli announced this at the Gamescom which is going on right now. He said the following:

"The fans have their expectations of the PC-version of Crysis 3 sky-high, so we promise the PC-hardware will be utilized to it's full potential. We don't want the PC version to be the vicitm of the console versions. We will do everything we can on the consoles so we can make sure the PC-version will be present."

Crytek has already shown us they are one of the best developers in the world with their previous games, and they claim to make the third one even intenser. Where the first game was a piece of art on the PC, the second part looked amazing on the consoles (and the same on the PC). If they deliver what they promise, Crysis 3 will be another piece of art Crytek is known for.

Crysis 3 is scheduled for release February 2013 on Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, the PC version will follow later. The game is currently playable at Gamescom in the EA stand.

So will you upgrade your PC rig to play Crysis 3?

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18:48 Nov-04-2012

This game gonna be the strongest and most requsted game ever!

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05:43 Aug-29-2012

gtx670 or gtx680 recommended and minimum gtx460 :) maybe just guessing :)

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08:27 Aug-29-2012

I think HD6750 minimum, HD7850 recommended :Đ

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15:15 Aug-29-2012

I didn't think we'd see a game that recommends a GTX 600 series GeForce for at least another 18 months, but the way Crytek is talking up this game's graphics, maybe it that will come sooner. But MNour makes a good point in the posts right below this one, so you should check it out...

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05:08 Sep-01-2012

minimum gts450 and recommended like gtx560 or gtx570 :)

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13:25 Sep-05-2012

recommended might be GTX660Ti :Đ

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15:01 Sep-05-2012

maybe :D

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21:35 Aug-27-2012

If crysis 2 requirements was pretty high , I can't say , no I even can't imagine how high will be crysis 3 requirements ...

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21:49 Aug-27-2012

Something near the GTX 580 as the recommended and a GTS 250 minimum is what I'd bet my money on. But who knows right now? :D

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22:43 Aug-27-2012

Crytek has been showing the game running with GTX 680s, so that should give you some indication of the power required.

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06:43 Aug-28-2012

I know, but I think they were hitting over 60 FPS with it. I still believe a GTX 580 would max it out. Lets wait and see :D

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18:21 Aug-30-2012

I'm sure they'll optimize it a bit ;)

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07:45 Aug-25-2012

Just imagine that Crytek fails to make a good port to the PC :3
GTA IV all over again :)

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16:07 Aug-26-2012

Hope it is well optimised, even though it is demanding :)

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22:06 Aug-26-2012

I dunno.. Crytek originally had Crysis made as a PC exclusive, so I think it wont be hard making a port for the PC :D

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14:06 Aug-27-2012

Husshh!! Don't ever s-say th-that! :D

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19:09 Aug-24-2012

So...will i be able to play it? Or should i upgrade my pc?

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19:10 Aug-24-2012

nobody can say yet:)

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19:18 Aug-24-2012

He's right... it could be another six months before we know the official specs. Plus, it all depends on how much this ONE game means to you. Spend the money to upgrade if you have a fever and the only cure is more Crysis. Otherwise, you'll probably get away with playing it at lowered settings.

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19:21 Aug-24-2012

and as you mentioned upgrading, I have a "quote":
is it worth the money you pay for upgrade?? :Đ

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09:14 Aug-25-2012

the specs for this game should be at least 30% bigger than crysis 2...so if crysis 2 works at medium settings on a rig then crysis 3 will work theoreticaly at low...

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14:01 Sep-27-2012

so, since my rig scores 40% over the requirements for crysis 2 in graphics it should be fine on high/ultra? ( and, does that mean I could run crysis on high and low simultaneously? is there any way to do internal lan?)

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18:02 Aug-24-2012

i don' think that i will need an upgrade to my rig to play this game...it should work at least at high maybe ultra...

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18:06 Aug-24-2012

that's not funny:)

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18:51 Aug-27-2012

But it may be true ;)

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13:17 Aug-24-2012

GMA 3100 babe

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13:24 Aug-24-2012

hahaa, Crysis 3 is not worthy your mighty rig:)

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16:38 Aug-24-2012

You expect to play it on THAT rig???
No offense but I don't think it would get past the installation.:P

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17:55 Aug-24-2012

LoL most dumb installer has TW1:
I can run TW2 on my rig, but TW1 setup says "you don't meet minimum reqs..."
*it's some Intel HD gfx incompatibility I guess:)

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18:51 Aug-27-2012

Oh yeah, I hated those in the past :D

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16:55 Aug-24-2012

hahahahahahahahaha

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23:24 Aug-23-2012

there is barely a difference b/w med and high settings,so dnt upgrade ur pc

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23:29 Aug-23-2012

Medium in BF3, High in BF3. That's a fairly noticeable difference, at least for me.

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08:11 Aug-24-2012

LoL medium looks better on those images :Đ

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11:04 Aug-24-2012

hahahaha :DD BTW there's barely a difference..

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11:35 Aug-24-2012

on medium, shadows look blurry, seems more real to me:)

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16:41 Aug-24-2012

the difference I see is shadow and high looks more realistic and sharp. :)

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18:52 Aug-27-2012

Yeah there's a difference ;)

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09:35 Aug-23-2012

They should just make a mode that utilises the console graphics, for lower end machines and a normal pc graphics version for the high end pcs...

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09:49 Aug-23-2012

good thinking:)

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09:56 Aug-23-2012

The mode that utilities the console graphics is called "Low" :D

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10:07 Aug-23-2012

but sometimes "low" makes the game look worse that one might expect:)

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11:08 Aug-23-2012

Not really since advanced gaming engines still look beautiful even with lowered texture work. Take BF3 or Crysis 2 for example :D

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11:27 Aug-23-2012

LoL take any newer NFS, it's awful...

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11:29 Aug-23-2012

:D:D:D Lolzz

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09:31 Sep-09-2012

For some rigs 'low' is still too high, that's what I meant.

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18:45 Sep-09-2012

exactly:Đ

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20:36 Aug-21-2012

why game developers do not realize that many people do not have a powerful computer, so can not afford such a game that requires a lot. so just very good optimize game and then many peoples will able to run this game :)

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20:41 Aug-21-2012

Yeah there are millions out there who still roll on an overclocked pentium 4 , true story. Like i said, this game is just a cash in for the graphics card developers.

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14:05 Aug-22-2012

there is much chance for 'deal' between gfx nand game developers.:(
they must try to optimise the game at its max to make it run on low rigs......
also graphics is a neccessity for Games like 'crysis'..
game makers only try to improve graphics than their previous
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here,they want to make it more realistic than crysis 2 .....

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19:47 Aug-23-2012

Yeah they're showing off the new engine ;)

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21:26 Aug-20-2012

ah !$%£, i have always loved my rig, it played loads of !$%£ and always been reliable, i am able to play all of the crysis franchises on medium settings and crysis wars on high, i NEED crysis 3 and don't have the money to upgrade so i will have to make it happen myself. it does still use cryengine 3 thank GOD if they made a cryengine 4 my PC would be !$%£ed

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21:30 Aug-20-2012

i liked crysis because it was optimized well and when i put it ultra low and still looked the same, PLUS crytek please put more graphics settings on like in crysis

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22:20 Aug-20-2012

Well, if you're card can run it on low settings, then you're probably getting console quality graphics. That's not that bad :D

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10:01 Aug-21-2012

I had ditto same rig!! Until I upgraded my GPU to 7750 ;)

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17:57 Aug-19-2012

Everyone can play Crysis 2 on any laptop. Even my old thigie can run it.. I must find that link again...

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18:11 Aug-19-2012

Hey hey hey! Keep your old "thingie" to yourself! XD

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19:02 Aug-19-2012

Hahahhaha LOOOOL!!

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21:45 Aug-19-2012

Ahahahahahah :D

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14:55 Aug-20-2012

Ha ha ha...

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10:02 Aug-21-2012

Hahahahahahahaha XD

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05:35 Aug-21-2012

You Haven't Seen My RIG Then I Suppose. :D

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14:14 Aug-19-2012

If the system requirements aren't released, how can anyone give advice on what can and can't run this game ? or have i missed something ? :)

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14:16 Aug-19-2012

I believe its conjecture based on Crysis 2. I think its a safe bet that you can max this though, but I could be wrong. Nothing solid can be said for people without super rigs like your's though.

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15:54 Aug-19-2012

I think people feel compelled to give guidance because other people feel compelled to prematurely ask if their systems can handle the game. That said, I believe Crytek has been using GTX 680s to demo the game, so one could perhaps guess at what the recommended specs might look like. However, if one were to ask if their system is Crysis 3-ready, they must be prepared to receive an answer that is 100% conjecture, and not get pissed off when that conjecture might not be completely accurate once we get the final recommended/required specs from EA and Crytek.

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21:46 Aug-19-2012

And even then, we might be wrong ;)

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13:31 Aug-19-2012

can I play this.....

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13:57 Aug-19-2012

yes you can , but not max :)

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21:46 Aug-19-2012

Let's not get ahead of ourselves, okay? :D

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09:13 Aug-19-2012

can i play this at high to max?

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10:01 Aug-19-2012

If I find a way to time travel. I'll check and tell you. For now let's assume you will be able to play in high settings :P

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10:19 Aug-19-2012

Ahahahahaha :D yeah I too guess high will fit ya!

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16:36 Aug-18-2012

Can i play this on Low to Medium settings maybe High?
because Notebook isn't that powerfull as PC unless its Alienware ::DD

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16:51 Aug-18-2012

Not 100% accurate ;

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16:53 Aug-18-2012

+1 for Mr. P
There are other "boutique" laptop manufacturers out there that will make a laptop that would shame an Alienware.

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16:54 Aug-18-2012

You mean a Macbook Pro? :P

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16:55 Aug-18-2012

you have macbook pro ??

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16:56 Aug-18-2012

don't be ridiculous, I'm not a business man ;

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16:53 Aug-18-2012

you have pretty awesome Computer :O
what's the model??

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16:55 Aug-18-2012

If you are referring to me, It's Asus, Thermaltake, Corsair, Intel and Wd ;

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16:57 Aug-18-2012

And ASRock, and G.Skill,

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18:17 Aug-18-2012

What's he's trying to say is that he got it assembled from scratch to his preference ;)

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18:30 Aug-18-2012

Yeah, I'm a badass now >:)

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21:05 Aug-18-2012

Chairmod Activate...

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03:34 Aug-19-2012

What does that mean?

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03:55 Aug-19-2012

It means he's poopin'

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04:46 Aug-19-2012

ROFL!

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I though it meant, time to be awesome XD

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15:04 Aug-18-2012

Can i run it on ultra low? With 800 x 600 res.?

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15:24 Aug-18-2012

i think you can run it on medium settings

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15:42 Aug-18-2012

you can run it at your current res low settings.if u change your cpu u will can at medium settings

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16:40 Aug-18-2012

I'm guessing his CPU is a bottleneck for his GPU?

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05:41 Aug-19-2012

Forget my question, it was a stupid one.

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07:29 Aug-19-2012

So,if i play Crysis 3 with 1440 X 900 without any detail/AA/effects,there will be no lag,atleast during regular non-detailed moments?

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06:47 Aug-18-2012

for me graphics n gameplay r d main things...a good graphix game initiate me more in playing..so hd upgraded my sys from E5500n 6570..played battlefield 3 at ultra settings n got avg 45fps..also a gud story is needed..loved dead space 2...one of d bst necromrphc n sci-fi advntr game 4 me...hope crysis3 n dead space 3 also do d same thing:)d dvprs shud make d games optimizd 4 max gamers 2 afrd n instead work on a good plot

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06:51 Aug-18-2012

True, Crysis from the beginning has been a title that simply has some of the best graphics. I mean even tho the first one was made in 2007 the graphics are still great and that says a lot.

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10:39 Aug-18-2012

yup,i evn hd prblms at very hi res playin d crysis wreckage expnsn pack wid my previous rig..so hd 2 upgrade...hoping 2 play crysis 3 n b fascinated abt it...may d story b gud

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15:25 Aug-18-2012

Can you write in normal english language? I have problems reading what you wrote :S

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15:48 Aug-18-2012

ok ,MrPerryTP....sory coz u had inconvinience reading my message...i meant i had hard tym playing crysis wreckage due to its grphical demands..hope crysis 3 will b optimized 4 maximum users 2 play

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05:29 Aug-18-2012

Not everyone has to spend their all money for a powerful PC just only max out the game.. even the rich one .....:) Some people say "I just wanna play the game, I'm not a hardcore gamer"...... others say. "as long as I get a better experience than consoles, I will be fine"..... I think that's the point... ^_^
Lets hope that will be nice optimized....:)

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06:13 Aug-18-2012

Hope Is The Only Thing We Can Do Right Now.

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06:18 Aug-18-2012

Hope.....is the last thing that dies..

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06:33 Aug-18-2012

:)

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06:49 Aug-18-2012

dats wat my opinion is...n d dvlprs shud also see 2 it dat dy hv a good storyline dn jst cncntrtng on beasty systems

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09:26 Aug-18-2012

I'm totally agree... :)

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18:36 Aug-18-2012

I would totally jizz in my pants if they made halflife 3 with this engine, the best of both worlds as hannah montana would say :p

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Hannah Montana...? I'm speechless...

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I like ponies, and even this is too much for me :/

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20:45 Aug-20-2012

Not that i watch hannah montana im just saying wtf!

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03:48 Aug-18-2012

what will be their minimum internet speed for Multiplayer?
i think it will be 2 mbps atleast....

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I think it stays at the 512 Kbps :D The game's graphical power has nothing to do with the amount of packets you send and revive from the server :D

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21:49 Aug-19-2012

Totally agreed, what's more important is the maximum amount amount of players and items on the maps ;)

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