1. Buttery buggernuts, this old rig might even be able to manage it reasonably.

    One thing the accursed consoles are good for: the games companies are developing cross-platform, if they’re going to run on current-gen consoles, run pretty handily on oldish PC hardware too.

  2. Given that the original game was still not running at over 30fps on $1,000 gaming rigs two years after it came out, it might be wise decision to do a little optimization.

  3. To be fair, you could run the original Crysis on fairly low-end hardware…at 640×480 with everything dialed down to low. I played through the first few levels that way (before getting a better computer) and it was quite fun. The gameplay still worked, even if the graphics did not.

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