Summary: MB: Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 R (purchased from Newegg) GPU: GTX 970 4GB Memory: 2x8GB 1866MHz Corsair Vengeance Pro (from Newegg) CPU: i7-3770 (from Newegg)
Pros: Best game I have played in a while! Great graphics and scenery plus multiple ways of attacking or meeting objectives.
Cons: At first my comp would flake out and eventually freeze a few mins into the game. Then a light bulb went off in my head. I check the power settings and my system was set at "balanced." 2 cores were parked. So, I set the power settings up all the way which makes all 4 cores and all 8 threads fire all the time. Can now play for hrs w/ settings on ULTRA/all the way up and not have any problems!
Pros: This is the best game I have played in a long long time. I first played Far Cry back in 2006 and became a instant fan of the game and waited years for Far cry 2 to be released. But when I played Far Cry 2 I was so frustrated and disappointed with that game being such a boring piece of work that I stopped playing that after few hours of gameplay. I was really tentative about buying Far Cry 3 after I was burnt with Far cry 2 but after going through numerous reviews I th...
Cons: I guess may be they could make more weapon slots available and probably give us more liberty in saving the game.
Summary: I had so much fun playing this game. And it is optimized so well, that my mid range computer can play everything on high, except post 4x and geometry are on low, and I get 25-35 FPS. I could get lost in this game, and even if the voice acting is lacking, and the island is a little dull, I believe that the amount of hours you will pour into this game will be enough to offset that.