Destructoid: With The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim arriving in stores November 11, is your computer ready to play it?
Props for including the OS price in the build.
yep, but the EVGA GeForce GT 430 1024MB that he put on the minimum specs is horrible for gaming, specially Skyrim!
More power to those who can spend 800-100 but I much rather play it on a 250-300 dollar console. And I know many will disagree. Pc fans act like they have the best system yet they also have to upgrade their machines eve 2-3 years. Plus a lot of oc games are coming to consoles now even MMO yet now many of the exclusives are coming to pc.
its true man, 1000$ to just play games at max, screw that, though my gaming laptop was 1200 (Yes i like portability) I still think its crazy to think everyone would have to spend the same to get good results. heck I play witcher 2 at medium and i spent so much! tho im gonna get skyrim GOTY edition on my computer Only for the mods, nothing else, otherwise i'd rather play it on my ps3
Regurgitating the same BS you read elsewhere.
I came on here just to find the first "rather play on consoles anyway because blah blah blah exclusives" comment, and lo and behold, you are the winner! There is a reason why we spend much more on a system to play games (and do other computer related things, because computers arent just for games) and thats because we found a better experience that we enjoy much more. No one is forcing us to play games on a pc. We can all easily go out and buy a ps3 for $250 too. (And I do own a PS3, but do not play it nearly enough to justify it's purchase)
@showtimefolks. Does it bother that people enjoy spending money on PCs? Are you jealous? I've spent little over two grand on my PC in nov of '10, but I also have an Xbox 360 and PS3. We enjoy cracking the graphics up, modding, tweaking etc, don't be a hater just because you can't afford it!
smart coding by bethesda so thankful to be able to play it on the pc maxed out
Skyrim won't really need a very powerful system to max it out.
The article said "the i5-2500K also has hyper-threading,". ?
my rig essentially meets the recommended perfectly gtx 260 i7 920 9GB DDR3 Ram but im still upgrading this year to either a 570 or a 580, because I don't think the 260 will run it at the performance that I personally want to see
We have almost the same CPU. I just put a 570 in and love it.
AMD 965 4GB DDR3 5770 My build was <$800 and it plays everything on high. No reason to ever even touch an Xbox 360 or whatever comes after it.
Nvidia 550Ti 8GB DDR3 RAM 750 Watt PSU Intel Core i7 2600k Hope that's enough for Ultra in 1920X1080 Getting on PS3 first (for trophies) then when price drops i will get it on Steam
Your CPU will be overkill, but your graphics card is going to be a bottleneck. I almost guarantee you won't be able to run it 1080P on Ultra.
what? a 550ti can run skyrim on ultra. Easily. its not that demanding of a game AT ALL. 4890 ati is the best it needs. Thats a last gen card for pc gamers and a dx10 card.
lmao u can run skyrim at max with a 500 rig. Its a shitty console port that requires maximum a dx10 card. Whack
haha yeah, i won't bother upgrading it i bet my 1gb 9800gt can still max it out at 1650x1050 res.
are a joke. If you guys just recently built computers or upgraded to to play Battlefield 3, then your rig will no doubt be able to handle Skyrim. Myself? I'm waiting for a Steam sale to pick it up because I am not hyped for this game at all.
Dunno why but i never was a fan of that kind of games, not fallout, not oblivion either, have both, left em after a few hours of playing.. got bored tbh. But i may try this one, since my pc can run bf3 with all maxed out in ultra, i should have no problems running Skyrim. But im afraid of wasting money on something that i may no play
Lol, if you spent enough on your pc to run BF3 on ultra then what's another £40 to play skyrim?! I bought two 580s to get over over 60fps on battlefield, I'm sure as hell not moaning about the price of games...
Well why spending money in something i may not use, i have no problem paying more than 2k in something im using and i will be using, but i dun like to expend 50 in something i may have just collecting dust.. I dun believe in the idea of buying something just cause i can..
Battlefield 3 (ULTRA) runs at 60FPS on my 570. No need for 2x 580s
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