||If you're at all into enthusiast computing, the highly anticipated single player, FPS smash-hit Crysis, should require no introduction. Crytek's game engine visuals are easily the most impressive real-time 3D renderings we've seen on the computer screen to date. The engine employs some of the latest techniques in 3D rendering like Parallax Occlusion Mapping, Subsurface Scattering, Motion Blur and Depth-of-Field effects, as well as some of the most impressive use of Shader technology we've seen yet. In short, for those of you that want to skip the technical jib-jab, Crysis is HOT. We ran the full game patched to v1.2 with all of the game's visual options set to 'High' to put a significant load on the graphics cards being tested.|
The Crysis benchmark tells a similar story to ET: Quake Wars. The XPS 730x was able to overtake the dual Radeon HD 4870 Crossfire reference system, but in this case the dual GTX 280 SLI setup has a massive advantage. Overall, the XPS 730x's 50fps in Crysis is very respectable and remember that the XPS 730x is also available in SLI configurations if you desire a healthy FPS boost.