Crysis 3 PC specs revealed

Can it run Crysis… 3?

December 3, 2012
Crysis 3 news

Break out the benchmarks, PC game fans – Crytek has confirmed the minimum, recommended, and “hi-performance” PC specs for Crysis 3, officially introducing the next generation of “Yeah, but can it run Crysis?” gags. Exciting times, people.

So… can it run Crysis 3? Here’s what you’re going to need to stay on top of the game.

Minimum system operating requirements:

  • 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:

  • 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

Hi-performance 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

For comparison, here are the minimum, recommended, and high performance console requirements for the game:

  • Xbox 360
  • PS3

Crysis 3 is out in February 2013, so you’ve still got time to ask Santa for that new video card, assuming you’re on the nice list this year. If you’re on the naughty list, you might as well go ahead and steal it instead.

Source: Crysis official website

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