Crysis 3 screen 4 Flooded 515x289If you’re planning on playing Crytek’s upcoming Crysis 3 on your computer instead of a console like the Xbox 360 or the PlayStation 3, Crytek has announced the minimum and recommended PC specs that you will need in order to either run it at bare minimal settings, or at a comfortable settings that will allow you to enjoy the game’s graphics, although maybe not maxed out. Windows XP has not made the cut, so for those still running on XP and are hoping to play the game, you will need to upgrade to at the very least Windows Vista, although on Vista you will need 3GB minimum RAM versus 2GB on Windows 7 or Windows 8. Either way you can check out the full specs required after the break:

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

Crysis 3 is scheduled for a release in February of 2013 and will be available on the PC, Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3, so you still have a couple of months to go to build that dream PC that will support the game!

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