Make Your Computer Explode By Installing This Crysis HD Texture Mod

Make Your Computer Explode By Installing This Crysis HD Texture Mod
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Crysis came out over 10 years ago and to this day, it’ll still melt the odd underpowered GPU if you let it. If you want to make extra sure your graphics card turns to molten plastic while running Crytek’s classic shooter, a modder has released a “10th Anniversary” pack containing over 2GB of high-definition textures.

The modder, who goes by the name of “condros”, uploaded the texture pack last week and according to the description, it’s not only compatible with the original Crysis, but Warhead and Wars as well.

Unfortunately, the ModDB page doesn’t show any comparison shots, just screenshots with the mod installed. As such, it’s hard to see how big an impact the HD textures make.

Image: condros

According to condros, the textures were sourced from CryEngine 3.5.8 and Crysis 3: The Lost Island, with the goal being to make the game look better, while maintaining the same feel:

At this time, textures are specially chosen so that there is no drastic change of appearance of the game. Everything is done in order to leave the original “atmosphere” of the original of 2007, but with higher quality textures.

Crysis HD Textures 2018 [ModDB, via DSO Gaming]


  • Total size is 2.2GB and if you are a gamer then the chances are you would have a better GPU that can handle more then this so there is no chance it will “Melt” your computer. Your GPU should never be forced to load all of those textures at once either so there will be almost no performance difference besides the game looking pretty.

    if you take a look back at the GPU’s we had in 2007 they were maxed at 640mb for some of the best cards where now days 2GB Vram are the norm for low end machines. In the minimum Spec it says “GeForce 8800 or Radeon HD 3850, (512 Mb)”.

    Unless you spill water on your machine or light it on fire then there is no chance anything will happen. Title is nothing but click bait.

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