Better alternatives to "Can You Run It" site?

#1 Posted by 1_879_116_9420 (96 posts) -

I've found that program to be very innacurate. They're idea of "running" Crysis is 640x480 on Low with 15 frames per second.

#2 Posted by MattyFTM (14363 posts) -

They use the games official minimum requirements, and I've always found official system requirements to be quite low. And I don't see what alternative to the official requirements a site would use, so even if there are alternative sites, you'll should get the same results from them.

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#3 Posted by Black_Raven (1759 posts) -

I never use sites like that, i usually guess by how the game looks and what engine it runs on.

#4 Posted by Zripwud (246 posts) -

Try the one in YouGamers.com. Works quite well.

#5 Posted by PureRok (4235 posts) -

There's one made by the guys who make 3D Mark which is based on real system configurations (I believe). I've been to it once or twice, but I'm not sure where it is since I got there on accident on both occasions. It was a nice place.

#6 Posted by crunchUK (5963 posts) -

the best alternative is to buy the greatest PC in the world

#7 Posted by coaxmetal (1602 posts) -

there's always just the basic whaddyacallum, rekumdid system 'quirements.

#8 Edited by Champy (533 posts) -

nothing can run crysis.

#9 Posted by Gunner612 (4338 posts) -
Champy said:
"nothing can run crysis."
I can...

Really the only way you will be able to tell if you can run a game correctly is to try the demo of said game or actually play the game.
#10 Posted by Hexpane (1397 posts) -
1_879_116_9420 said:
"I've found that program to be very innacurate. They're idea of "running" Crysis is 640x480 on Low with 15 frames per second."
Those are similar to the specs of most XBOX360/PS3 games sadly
#11 Posted by Bellum (2944 posts) -

Click the "recommended" tab instead of the "minimum" tab.

#12 Posted by QuattroRS6 (121 posts) -

If i actually was concerned about it i would go by whatever is the recommended and NOT the minimum.   If you are at recomended you should be good.  People i know who are at or just above a games minimums the game will run meh and look meh.  Not a very fun gaming experience as far as i'm concerned.  I have always been in the lucky position of being far over recomended so ive never personally worried about it but i do have alot of friends who ask advice on such things.   So maybe your best bet is talking to someone nerdy :) who you can also trust their opinion.

#13 Posted by OGCartman (4354 posts) -
Bellum said:
"Click the "recommended" tab instead of the "minimum" tab."
Exactly.

Dont stress yourself out finding another site, just do what Bellum says and youll be fine.
#14 Posted by j0rdan (211 posts) -
1_879_116_9420 said:
"They're idea of "running" Crysis is 640x480 on Low with 15 frames per second."
Can anybody else run it any other way?

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