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Intel Core i7 975 3.33GHz Processor Tested - Benchmarks - Crysis Warhead

Intel has a new flagship weapon out in its Core i7 975 processor and today we get the chance to see how deserving it is of its flagship status.

| Intel CPUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Jun 3, 2009 4:45 am
TweakTown Rating: 86%      Manufacturer: Intel

For our gaming tests I chose Crysis Warhead and Cryostasis. Both are new games and can have a pretty heavy impact on your system. Cryostasis is especially demanding with its fluid physics, although almost all of that is handled by the PhysX processing on the GPUs. I have included the settings screen shots for each game.

 

Crysis Warhead

 

Version and / or Patch Used: unpatched

 

Timedemo or Level Used: Call me Ishmael

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://crysiswarhead.ea.com/

 

Buy It Here

 

 

Crysis Warhead updates and refines the gameplay of the original game through a sidestory plot involving Psycho, one of previous protagonist Nomad's allies. The game is a parallel story that follows Sergeant Michael "Psycho" Sykes, a character from the original Crysis, as he faces his own trials and challenges on the other side of the island during the time period of the first game.

 

It also showcases a new, enhanced and optimized version of CryEngine 2 using full DX10 extensions and is the first game developed by Crytek's Budapest studio.

 

I chose the "Call me Ishmael" level and ran it through to the end of the level.

 

Intel Core i7 975 3.33GHz Processor Tested

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Intel Core i7 975 3.33GHz Processor Tested

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Intel Core i7 975 3.33GHz Processor Tested

 

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