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Assassin's Creed PC Specs: Your PC Will Weep Like A Scolded Child

The specs for the PC version of Assassin's Creed have been officially unveiled. The minimums, they're a little steep. The recommended specs? They tower above you like a jagged-edged precipice, in some cases even exceeding those of current system-killing king, Crysis. Click through to see a comparison of the specs with those of Crysis, and you'll see why the majority of PC owners should, if they've got the option, just settle for a console version.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Assassin's Creed

Processor: Dual core processor 2.6 GHz Intel Pentium D or AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+
RAM: 2 GB
Video Card: 256 MB DirectX 10.0-compliant video card or DirectX 9.0-compliant card with Shader Model 3.0 or higher
Sound Card: DirectX 9.0 or 10.0 compliant sound card
HDD Space: 12GB
DirectX Version: DirectX 10.0

Crysis

Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.8 GHz (3.2 GHz for Vista), Intel Core 2.0 GHz (2.2 GHz for Vista), AMD Athlon 2800+ (3200+ for Vista) or better
RAM: 1GB (1.5GB on Windows Vista)
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GT, ATI Radeon 9800 Pro (Radeon X800 Pro for Vista) or better
Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c Compatible
HDD Space: 12GB
DirectX Version: DX9.0c or DX10

RECOMMENDED REQUIREMENTS

Assassin's Creed

Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+ or better
RAM: 3GB
Video Card: 512 MB Card
Sound Card: 5.1 Sound Card
HDD Space: 12GB
DirectX Version: DirectX 10.0

Crysis

Processor: Core 2 Duo/Athlon X2 or better
RAM: 1.5GB
Video Card: NVIDIA 7800 Series, ATI Radeon 1800 Series or better
Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c Compatible
HDD Space: 12GB
DirectX Version: DX9.0c or DX10

Hands up who has 3GB of RAM. Anyone? Anyone?

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11:00 PM on Tue Jan 22 2008
By Luke Plunkett
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