|"Though it was released almost 3 years ago, Crysis is still among if not the most demanding PC game..."|
Thanks for posting the above. Having played the game myself when it was released on this machine & I don't have the greatest video card in it, I know it does require a decent gaming card & that's part of the reason why I said that any "gaming" machine purchased today should be able to play it on "high" settings.
If I bought a gaming machine today or built one & it couldn't run Crysis on high, I wouldn't call it a gaming machine. The OP is not asking for something that must run Crysis on ultra-high settings with the resolution & every details cranked up to the max ... he's possibly looking to acquire a gaming machine for a reasonable budget that won't necessarily break the bank.
Do you have an idea of how much you are looking to spend on this machine? If you don't, I suggest you check out this THG's article. I should give you an idea of what to expect from the type of machine you're looking to build & how much to budget.
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