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    Crysis 2

    Crysis 2 is a CryEngine 3 powered game designed to set the standards for high quality graphics.  The game engine has been upgraded to support DX11 and features Nvidia technologies such as native 3D Vision support.  We are using the Adrenaline Crysis 2 Benchmark Tool and the Central Park map to capture framerates.

    Benchmark Settings
    Quality Ultra
    Anti Aliasing 4x
    Map Central Park
    API DirectX 11
    Edge AA Edge AA
    Hi-Res Textures Off

    Crysis 2 is our first real video game benchmark in this suite and shows predictable scores as we would expect them to be.  Some have complained that Crysis 2 as a benchmark is no good but I think the results here will mirror most everything in this review.

    Of course when someone builds a reliable Crysis 3 or Crysis 4 benchmark we might upgrade, until then DX11 extensions will have to do.

    You may notice that as we get to the game benchmarks there is a sizable difference between the ultra high-res 2560x1600 resolution and the next step down at 1920x1080.  This could be an indication of the benchmark being CPU bound or could be a limitation of the benchmarking software.  Either way 25x16 is the resolution to watch with these high-end video cards, at least for this benchmark.