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ZOTAC GeForce 8300 AM2+ Motherboard - Benchmarks - Crysis

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TweakTown Rating: 75%Manufacturer: Zotac

Crysis

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Retail 1.1

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Custom Timedemo

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.crytek.com/

 

Product Homepage: http://www.ea.com/crysis/

 

Buy It Here

 

 

From the makers of Far Cry, Crysis offers FPS fans the best-looking, most highly-evolving gameplay, requiring the player to use adaptive tactics and total customization of weapons and armor to survive in dynamic, hostile environments including Zero-G.

 

Real time editing, bump mapping, dynamic lights, network system, integrated physics system, shaders, shadows and a dynamic music system are just some of the state of-the-art features the CryENGINE™ 2 offers. The CryENGINE™ 2 comes complete with all of its internal tools and also includes the CryENGINE™ 2 Sandbox world editing system.

 

 

This is the first time we have used Crysis in our motherboard reviews, and we must say it does put a lot of stress on the system. IGP simply can't handle the massive strain, but it is playable with the discrete GPU. We found that the two setups performed almost identically here. The AMD 780G managed to just sneak ahead though.

 

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