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Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim PC Requirements Announced

Skyrim
Moving away from our obsessive Battlefield 3 coverage to the lands of Bethesda to give you the minimum and recommended system specs you need to run Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the most anticipated RPG of the year. Prepare yourself for few surprises!

Recommended Specs

  • Windows 7/Vista/XP PC (32 or 64 bit)
  • Processor: Quad-core Intel or AMD CPU
  • 4GB System RAM
  • 6GB free HDD space
  • DirectX 9.0c compatible NVIDIA or AMD ATI video card with 1GB of RAM (Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 or higher; ATI Radeon 4890 or higher).
  • DirectX compatible sound card
  • Internet access for Steam activation

Minimum Specs

  • Windows 7/Vista/XP PC (32 or 64 bit)
  • Processor: Dual Core 2.0GHz or equivalent processor
  • 2GB System RAM
  • 6GB free HDD Space
  • Direct X 9.0c compliant video card with 512 MB of RAM
  • DirectX compatible sound card
  • Internet access for Steam activation

If you really want to live your encounters with Dragons in Skyrim, you should upgrade your PC to run the game in recommended settings. If you already have a good enough PC to run the game in recommended system, don’t be impatient, Skyrim is just THREE WEEKS AWAY!