Gamers Nexus: "Bethesda has confirmed the PC system requirements for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim as of today as a follow-up to their recently-revealed map."
I should have no problem playing on Ultra then :)
This game is more processor and memory and less graphics card. Well at least this means I can continue to put off upgrading my hd 5770, this card might very well last until the ps4 and 720 are released (minus the occasional Battlefield 3 type games). @ dissagrees. Did I miss something, does a ati hd 5770 graphics card with a AMD quad core processor 3.0g and 4gb of memory not allow me to play this game on Ultra?
Will a 5770 allow you to ultra? Is a 4890 not better? I know nothing of Pc's honestly but...nvidia 9600 <<< 8800... Still though that might just be me assuming it is the same as Nvidia Edit---After a quick search on google...it seems I am right, he 4890 is better so no, you're looking at medium to high settings.. Also a quad core recommended isn't anything really...the game still looks at the GPU for it all. It seems any quad core will do for this since they ain't specifying anything in particular.
I googled as well you are right there is a very slight edge, but not a huge one. I'm not sure if it can get the recommended specs or not, but I think it can do quite well. Witcher 2 also played well with the 5770, a game that is heavy in using processor and memory. Still these games use much less of the gpu compared to battlefield 3 that makes my pc get low settings.
Pretty much any graphics card meant for gaming in the last say i dunno 6 years you should be fine, because it will also run on consoles and theres no real talk about bethesda blowing the doors off the pc version.
I have a HD 5770 as well i can i run Crysis high/maxed, Bad Co 2 maxed everything. Im pretty sure, it can handle Skyrim just fine, maybe no AA or not cranked all the way but it will run it at least on high. You would be surprised with this card, able to play Metro 2033 on high as well.
No DX10 or DX11 Features? that's very upsetting but hopefully modders will bring out high texture graphics mods.
wait so do you think i could play it core i3 dual core @ 3.2 GHz and hd 5670 with 512 mb 4 gb memory would that do?
Yeah me too. I was surprised by how u only need 6gb of hdd free. I thought it would take WAAAAAYYYY more.
My GTX 580 Mordor Edition shall slay this game with ease!
wow,i guess they haven't heard about dx11?
I guess they were too busy working on the console version -_-
This game looks great and has a look that says "Hey I am not going to melt your PC, but at the same time I will melt you effing mind!"
DirextX 11 was not released until near the end of 2009 and I am guessing this game was well into development by then. May just have proven too time-consuming to update the code? DirectX 10 was released sometime around the end of 2006 but was plagued with driver problems. This may have been why they opted for DirectX 9? Only guessing though. Edit: I see from the comment below by superfranky that I am mistaken about them not using DirectX 11 :)
Actually it is DirectX 11 compatible, Just it doesn't utilize any of the features of DirectX11 (or 10 I believe) But anyone in DX11 should be getting really good performance. I admit I would have at least liked some tessellation
I could probably Medium this without upgrade, for recommended I need €150...lovely
lol my PC will overkill this.....
They are using dx11, but only for optimization. Its great actually
Yeah, it does have a benefit of being DX11 when it comes to the actual code. But having advanced lighting effects and tesselation would have been awesome too. Oh well, maybe next time around. The game still looks good and the gameplay looks like a step above the previous games. I think that the Witcher 2 is one of the best looking games around and it is only DX9. So not too much stock should be put into DX11 I suppose. However, looks like I will be playing this game on Ultra at least. :)
only requirement I need is a console, I do prefer to game on pc but its so expensive to keep up to date and worrying that when a new game comes out if I will have to buy new hardware aswell
...not this again...
congratz! BUB16 you won the "ignorant gamer of the day" award! :D
say what you want but its true. I cant afford the new hardware so I have to settle with a console! If I had the money to buy a gaming pc and keep upgrading it I would! disagree with me all you want but you know its true!!!
that is pure myth,you don't have to upgrade your hardware every time a new part comes along....many PC gamers, are still using cards and etc that are years old and maxing out most games...
Why should we care bub?
@bub16 you are wrong. I wrote an article on it, go and read. http://www.organizedgamermo...
Good my laptop should be fine.
My laptop can run it on high settings. YAY!
no problems for me then, Ultra should be fine.
Just checked out that trailer...now I can't wait! Mark my words some day game play will look that epic!!!
Very low requirements.
Low requirements, so I can achive Ultra in 1920x1080p, 50-60 fps :) with my GTX 580 and i7 950
Wow, its been a while since an AAA game with low requirements. I look forward to maxing this out on my lappy top.
Well it looks like I will be playing it on Ultra.
My PC was build to handle everything BF 3 throw at it, so it should rip through this light weight at lighting speed on ultra. DX 9? LOL! Oh hai 2006.
This game has pirate written all over on PC version. FU bathesda.
WTF???? 6gb of hdd space????? I thought it would take up like 15-20gb...
Not too demanding then. Good to know! Ultra specs, here I come :D
Hey guys, need help. Im wondering if my 2011 Macbook Pro will be able to run this game smoothly. Here's a quick list of my hardware specs: 2.0GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 4GB (two 2GB SO-DIMMs) of 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM 500GB Serial ATA; 5400 rpm Intel HD Graphics 3000 AMD Radeon HD 6490M with 256MB of GDDR5 memory I noticed that my GPU's memory is LESS than Bethesda's minimum requirements. Will this be a problem? (I'm planning on running it in Windows 7 through Boot Camp) I'm asking this because I only have a choice between my laptop and my PS3 and I would like to know where Skyrim will play better overall. Thanks in advance!
Go with the PS3
Just stick with your PS3. Mobile graphics are usually terrible. You could probably run it (not well at all), but your experience will be more enjoyable on the PS3.
Okay, PS3 it is then! thanks!
Phew, guess I can play it on my PC after all! Hate FP games on consoles, so this is great news for me!
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