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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn takes place in the fictional land of Eorzea, five years after the events of the original release. At the conclusion of Final Fantasy XIV, the primal dragon Bahamut escapes from its prison inside an artificial moon to initiate the Seventh Umbral Era, an apocalyptic event which destroys much of Eorzea. Through the gods' blessing, the player character escapes the devastation by time traveling five years into the future. As Eorzea recovers and rebuilds, the player must deal with the impending threat of invasion by the Garlean Empire from the north.
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn GPU Analysis
Comparing Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 9 or OpenGL 4.2.

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn makes use of DX10.00 so a GPU with that capability could benefit from enhanced visuals.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, aim to have a GPU that has at least 2.048 GB GPU RAM.

Only top performance graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

We are advised that 8 year old graphics cards should be able to run Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn , but there could be a few exceptions to this rule.

Note that most games do not officially support laptop graphics cards, but nowadays many laptop graphics solutions are capable of running modern games. Whether desktop graphics cards or laptop, try searching for your graphics card to compare against the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn graphics card requirements chart below.