Can it play Crysis ... silently?
Subject: Systems | November 25, 2010 - 10:27 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
When the gorgeous slideshow that was Crysis first hit the market, no one was worried about how much noise their system made while they overclocked it in an attempt to get playable framerates.
Now that other games with the same demands have come and gone SPCR has decided that it is time to use Crysis for a different kind of benchmark. They've put together a guide on building a PC that can manage above 35fps in Crysis while only producing about 20dB.
"Gaming PCs consume more energy, put out more heat, and run louder than mainstream machines. There isn't much we
can do about the power and heat of high-end gear, but we can certainly help gamers build quiet system to fulfill
their needs. Since they are typically louder to begin with, gaming systems have the most benefit from SPCR know-
how. For our first gaming system guide, we show you how to build a small factor gaming system that is well cooled
and impressively quiet yet powerful enough to run modern PC titles smoothly at high resolutions."
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