PCGamer: Rockstar has already outlined the minimum and recommended system requirements for Grand Theft Auto 5. What does that mean in real terms, though? To find out, we asked Rockstar what players would need to run the game at 4K resolutions.
"AMD HD 7870 or Nvidia GTX 760 with 2GB of VRAM" Very modest requirements. Though for 4k 60fps i would think atleast a GTX 970 would be required. Whats surprising is though PS4 comes with a 7850 equivalent GPU yet only manages to play this game at 1080p 30fps, which is a huge step down from the 4k resolution 7870 can play on the PC. Yet all the time we get to hear about how consoles have great optimization, the claim just doesnt add up.
You made a good point , probably because it is cpu intensive just like gta 4 on pc and consoles have low end cpus.
If there was no Xbox one version it would have been a different story all together.
How so? sure in console terms PS4 is more powerful than the XB1, however console gamers tend to blow the differences out of proportion. In PC hardware terms the differences between PS4 and Xb1 would be considered minimal. PS4 has more foliage and better lense flair effects, not to mention a more stable frame rate. The minimal performance difference between the consoles justifies this improvement. I just dont see how the PS4 version could have been any better had there been on XB1 version. Its not like even PS4 exclusives run better than 1080 30fps.
The power of the PS4 would definitely change the story. It's probably got enough teraflops of power to add at least one major plot twist. Maybe add some zombies or cyborgs near the end or something.
@Reynod. Except that in PC hardware terms the difference is MASSIVE. It is the same difference between the 7870 and 7770. The 7870 launched at $350 and the 7770 launched at $160. So MS was trying to sell a $160 GPU for the price of a $350 GPU. That's f*cked up!
Oh no you didnt...
The problem is the CPUs in the consoles are very low end by current day standards. The GPUs in them, though midling at best, is still leaps and bounds above the CPUs they added to the consoles. Too bad they didn't just go with standard Intel or AMD CPUs. Even a 4 core-Intel or one of the cheaper Phenom 4-cores from AMD would have been better than the slow hexa-cores they put in the systems. And given what the games look like on the consoles I would say that they are very optimized. The consoles are pulling off much better visuals than what a PC of the same power package would be able to pull off.
Resolution is not everything, a 7870 cant run GTA V @ 4k with the settings that the PS4 and X1 have set (Textures, Lighting, Shadows, Draw distance, Occlusion, Tessellation, AF, etc.) In short a 7870 can't run "High" settings at 4k... Plus the CPU side of these consoles are limited as well (PS4 8core 1.6ghz - X1 8core 1.75ghz)
i say lets wait and see how well its been "ported" onto PC and if it is utilized well. we all know about GTA IV on pc...
They confirmed the team responsible for this port is the same team who ported Max Payne 3 It should be near perfect port
"According to Rockstar, the recommended specifications are based on hardware that can run the game at 1080p, at 60 frames-per-second. For that, Rockstar suggest a Nvidia GTX 660 2GB or AMD HD7870 2GB." I doubt they'll make the same mistake twice, if the above is true then i'll be very happy.
Agreed Decrypt, very modest indeed. What's actually more awesome about this news is how out of the gate GTA V will support Xfire and SLI set ups.
I wonder if my Titan X will run it maxed 1440p 60fps. If not i guess I might need to get a second.
Well it achieved 4k ultra settings at 50fps on Watch Dog. So probably around that level for GTA5. https://youtu.be/WQkzc0pSeu...
Is that a troll comment? Or are you flaunting the fact that you've got a Titan X and have more cash to burn on a second one? Because given them fact that a GTX 760 can run this on 4K at 30fps, whereas the Titan X can run most games around 50 to 60fps at 4K..The Titan X shouldn't even sweat running this on 1440p at 60fps.
A good job.
The article really doesn't go into specifics. OK what about texture quality, lighting effects, traffic and pedestrian density, or draw distance? So a GTX 660 will give you 60fps @ 1080P, great. What do the visuals look like? We talking low, medium or high here? My guess is closer to low-medium with that card.
Is it me or the 4k specs listed are utterly unrealistic? Unless GTAV is the most optimized PC game to ever grace planet earth I cant see anything less than top end i5 or i7 CPU coupled with dual 290x/780Ti and above running this game close to 4k 30fps let alone 60fps at high settings.
Well Here my set up i5 4670k running two gtx 970 sc with z87x oc 4 way motherboard AZZA Solano 1000 CSAZ-1000 Full Tower Case (Black) Coolmax ZPG-1200B 1200W 80Plus Gold ATX12V v2.3/EPS 12V v2.92 Power. Kingston Technology HyperX Red 16GB Kit (2x8GB) 1600MHz 10-10-10...and I got a 2tb hard drive with a blueray combo dvd rewritable drive so I guses I can run GTA 5e in 4k easily
To answer this question, it sounds like I'm going to need to spend a lot of money. What you'll need? To buy better stuff. Done and done.
Honestly, the requirements are really low. This is huge because people were bashing Rockstar about all the time it took to make the PC version of the game but it appears it maybe the most optimized game PC has had in a long time. 4K 30fps with a 760?! Insane lol
Personally I don't think these GPU's will run 4k at a reasonable frame rate.. Perhaps @ 30fps though :)
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