Crysis 3 flexes its PC specs

10:30 AM on 12.03.2012

Jim Sterling

Former Reviews Editor

Minimum, recommended, and high end requirements revealed

Crytek has revealed the minimum, recommended, and swanky deluxe PC requirements for Crysis 3. The good news is, you won't need to sell a kidney to get it to run at its most basic. The bad news is, nobody ever wants just basic, so prepare your damnable wallet. 

Available as both a regular edition for $59.99 and a digital deluxe edition for $79.99, Crysis 3 is slated for a February 2013 release and can be bought through Origin, because EA is still pushing that thing. 

You can check out the PC specs below, at any rate. I'm quite looking forward to giving this one a go, since I really enjoyed Crysis 2 in spite of my distaste for the original game. Hopefully this continues what the sequel started -- being good!

  • MINIMUM SYSTEM OPERATING REQUIREMENTS FOR PC:
    • Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
    • DirectX 11 graphics card with 1Gb Video RAM
    • Dual core CPU
    • 2GB Memory (3GB on Vista)
    • Example 1 (Nvidia/Intel):
    – Nvidia GTS 450
    – Intel Core2 Duo 2.4 Ghz (E6600)
    • Example 2 (AMD):
    – AMD Radeon HD5770
    – AMD Athlon64 X2 2.7 Ghz (5200+)
  • RECOMMENDED SYSTEM OPERATING REQUIREMENTS FOR PC:
    • Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
    • DirectX 11 graphics card with 1GB Video RAM
    • Quad core GPU
    • 4GB Memory
    • Example 1 (Nvidia/Intel):
    – Nvidia GTX 560
    – Intel Core i3-530
    • Example 2 (AMD):
    – AMD Radeon HD5870
    – AMD Phenom II X2 565
  • HI-PERFORMANCE PC SPECIFICATIONS:
    • Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
    • Latest DirectX 11 graphics card
    • Latest quad core CPU
    • 8GB Memory
    • Example 1 (Nvidia/Intel):
    – NVidia GTX 680
    – Intel Core i7-2600k
    • Example 2 (AMD):
    – AMD Radeon HD7970
    – AMD Bulldozer FX4150

 

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