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In this long-awaited exclusive Xbox 360™ title, fill the shoes of one Alan Wake, a man who makes his living from the terror of others as a best-selling suspense novelist. Trapped in the deceptively peaceful Washington town of Bright Falls, where he came to escape the trauma of losing his fiancée, Alan must piece together a mystery to prevent himself from being trapped inside a nightmarish world forever. An intense psychological thriller from Remedy, the creators of Max Payne, Alan Wake looks to raise the bar for future games, creating a true cinematic experience. Explore an expansive world filled with missions, unique puzzles, intense combat, and horrifying enemies. Dig into a twisting and multi-layered story filled with suspense, engaging characters, and shocking revelations.
Alan Wake GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Alan Wake GPU Analysis
Comparing Alan Wake PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Alan Wake is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 10 or OpenGL 2.1.

Alan Wake makes use of DX11.00 so a GPU with that capability could benefit from enhanced visuals.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Alan Wake, aim to have a GPU that has at least 1.024 GB GPU RAM.

Medium level graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Alan Wake

We are advised that 12 year old graphics cards should be able to run Alan Wake , 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 Alan Wake graphics card requirements chart below.