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Skyrim retains the traditional open world gameplay found in the Elder Scrolls series. The player is free to roam the land of Skyrim at will. Within Skyrim lie five cities, comparatively larger to those in Oblivion's Cyrodiil setting, and expanses of wilderness and mountainous ranges.
The Elder Scrolls V System Requirements
2 Aug 2018 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7/Vista/XP PC (32 or 64 bit)
  • Processor: Dual Core 2.0GHz or equivalent processor
  • Memory: 2GB System RAM
  • Hard Disk Space: 6GB free HDD Space
  • Video Card: Direct X 9.0c compliant video card with 512 MB of RAM
  • Sound: DirectX compatible sound card
 

Official Recommended Requirements

  • Processor: Quad-core Intel or AMD CPU
  • Memory: 4GB System RAM
  • Video Card: 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)
PC System Analysis For The Elder Scrolls V Requirements
Skyrims system requirements are low by todays gaming hardware standards. To get Skyrim to run unmodded at 60 FPS on high settings and 1080p res requires an Nvidia GTX 260 graphics card coupled with a Intel Q9400 2.66GHz. However you will likely want to run Skyrim with texture mod packs. Using Skyrim HD for example increases VRAM required to 2GB. So the graphics card requirement for Skyrim Ultra raises to a Nvidia GTX 480
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The Elder Scrolls V PC Release Date:

11 Nov 2011

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If I try to run at 'High' it drops to 50fps quite often.


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I'm trying to run at 75fps which works fine on Medium.

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If you can get by with around 45-50 fps, then this one is playable at 720p. There is some CPU bottlenecking in this configuration, though.

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