The third installment in the Crysis series is about to revive a long-running joke in PC gaming, the one that always ends in, "but can it run Crysis?" Going foward, the question is whether or not yours or any other system can run Crysis 3 , and to help you answer that, Crytek today posted the minimum, recommended, and high performance requirements for PC gamers. Brace yourself, this might hurt.
The minimum system requirements aren't too obscene, though they're going to leave some entry-level and older rigs on the sidelines. Here's how it shakes out:
Is your system still in the running? Yes? Good, now let's jump up to the Recommended system requirements:
Congratulations if you're still able to play Crysis 3, you have a very good system. But is it a great setup? You'll need a fairly burly PC to pull off the High Performance specifications, which look like this:
If you want to turn on all the eye candy, you're going to need a fast system that's particularly well equipped in the GPU department. Do you have a system that can manage it, and if not, do you plan on upgrading?