Crysis tears up weak graphics cards and weak processors, yet the ultimate proof of graphics advancement will come when onboard graphics can achieve playable frame rate in this elder title. Until then, we have the GeForce GTS 450 and an overclocked Core i3 CPU!
We actually kept track of minimum frame rate in our test notes and the good news is yes, it can play Crysis, even at Very High details. Then again, the only resolution where we saw that happen was at 1280x720, with AA disabled, at a minimum frame rate of 21 FPS.
Asus’s overclocking earns its buyers an extra 3 FPS minimum, which might be important when there are so few FPS to spare.
- Tweaking GeForce GTS 450's Value
- Asus ENGTS450 DirectCU TOP/DI/1GD5
- Asus Overclocking Utilities
- ECS Black GTS 450
- Gigabyte GV-N450-1GI
- MSI N450GTS Cyclone 1GD5/OC
- MSI Overclocking Utilities
- Sparkle Calibre X450G
- Zotac Amp Edition ZT-40502-10L
- Zotac Overclocking Utilities
- Test Settings
- Benchmark Results: 3DMark Vantage
- Benchmark Results: Alien Vs. Predator
- Benchmark Results: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
- Benchmark Results: Crysis
- Benchmark Results: DiRT 2
- Benchmark Results: S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call Of Pripyat
- Relative Performance, Heat, And Power
- Efficiency, Price, And Performance Value