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crysis requirements question

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April 15, 2007 10:27:00 PM
April 15, 2007 10:33:53 PM

I'm not sure if this PSU could handle two HD 2900XT, but overal system looks fine :) 
April 15, 2007 10:45:00 PM

thats why i put the gpu 5.25 power supply in.if it does its job.
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April 15, 2007 11:15:07 PM

It might be or might not be enough... We can't tell you the answer.

But I do think it'll run Crysis fine, maybe even fully maxed out.
April 15, 2007 11:16:35 PM



Although the harddrive wouldn't do much for gaming, get a SATA one. Like this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

It's what I have and it's pretty good.

As for the power supply, 34 amps on the +12v rails is not enough to power two x2000 cards. You need a more powerful one to do the task, something like this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Put in mind though, Crysis isn't out yet, so there is no way you can know if what is enough to run it smoothly. From I see though, I'm guessing it should run good. I would get a Core 2 Duo system though, since you can overclock it greatly and should give you better performance. (E6600 should be around X2 6000 price by April 22)
April 15, 2007 11:55:51 PM

on the inside i want to go intel.but its weird.I'm an ati and amd person.you guys know how it is right.
April 15, 2007 11:58:26 PM

do i need an sli power supply if i'm going to use the 5.25 bay one.which in theory should do the job.
April 16, 2007 12:01:27 AM

oh yeah.I've been fearing that parts won't be compatible with vista should i fear this.
April 16, 2007 12:15:01 AM

I'd use two 8800GTXs as a reference for the amount of power needed for 2900XTs in Crossfire.
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