Valheim
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A brutal multiplayer exploration and survival game set in a procedurally-generated purgatory inspired by viking culture. Battle, build, and conquer your way to a saga worthy of Odin’s patronage!
Valheim System Requirements
26 Feb 2021 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 or later
  • Processor: 2.6 GHz Quad Core or similar
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 950 or Radeon HD 7970
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 1 GB available space
 

Official Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 or later
  • Processor: i5 3GHz or Ryzen 5 3GHz
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1060 or Radeon RX 580
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 1 GB available space
PC System Analysis For Valheim Requirements
The best chance at playing Valheim at recommended sys specs on a 1920x1080 screen resolution will be if your PC has at least the GeForce GTX 1060/Radeon RX 580 8GB graphics card. The CPU required to meet recommended requirements is either an AMD Ryzen R5 1500X or Intel Core i5-4430 3.0GHz processor. This type of gaming rig will deliver you around the 60 Frames per second. For your PC to completely meet the recommended requirements you will also need 16 GB system memory. To run Valheim even on low graphics settings your PC will require at least a 2GB GeForce GTX 950 2GB / Radeon HD 7970 with a Core i5-750 2.66GHz or Athlon II X2 280 CPU. This will return an average of 30 frames per second.
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70 FPS
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System Requirements Report for Valheim
Graphics Settings: Medium

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Graphics [1920 x 1080]
RAM
8GB
6
This system has no obvious bottleneck for this game
Performance Report
Processor
Intel
Core i5-750 2.66GHz
AMD
Athlon II X2 280
Graphics
Nvidia
GeForce GTX 950 2GB
AMD
Radeon HD 7970
RAM
8GB
Processor
Intel
AMD
Graphics
Nvidia
AMD
RAM
0MB
Processor
Intel
Core i5-4430 3.0GHz
AMD
Ryzen R5 1500X
Graphics
Nvidia
GeForce GTX 1060
AMD
Radeon RX 580 8GB
RAM
16GB
Max Playable Resolutions at 30 FPS
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Resolution 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160
Projected FPS Analysis
Screen Resolution
CPU
0.7
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GFX
GeForce GTX 970 4GB [1920 x 1080]
4
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RAM
8GB
6
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Valheim PC Release Date:

2 Feb 2021

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