Crysis 3

Crytek Reveals System Specifications for Crysis 3

Crysis has long been a franchise that pushes the boundaries of what modern PCs can handle graphically, making use of the latest software to produce some of the most gorgeous environments and settings in this day and age. There was a time that running Crysis was a benchmark against which all PCs must be held.

With Crysis now a multiplatform franchise, we've been admittedly curious how Crysis 3 will stack up on PC. Crysis 2 was a great looking game, but didn't seem to really push the boundaries as much as the original Crysis. Well, Crytek has revealed the minimum, recommended and high-performance system specifications for Crysis 3 on PC and we're starting to feel like Crysis 3 is going to be a very beautiful game, indeed.

Before we even delve into the specs, take the time to appreciate how scalable the Crysis 3 experience is. Here is a game that is designed to play well on PCs of every level of power. That is something that too few game developers really take into consideration these days.


  • 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):
    • MD Radeon HD5770
    • AMD Athlon64 X2 2.7 Ghz (5200+)


  • Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
  • DirectX 11 graphics card with 1GB Video RAM
  • Quad core CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Example 1 (Nvidia/Intel):
    • Nvidia GTX 560
    • Intel Core i3-530
  • Example 2 (AMD):
    • AMD Radeon HD5870
    • AMD Phenom II X2 565

The high-performance system settings are even more demanding, so if you think your machine has what it takes to handle Crysis 3, keep reading for the full high-performance specifications.


To handle Crysis 3 on the highest settings available, your PC will need to boast:


  • 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

Do you think your PC has what it takes, or are some definite upgrades in your near future?

Source: MP1st


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