Grand Theft Auto IV
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What does the American Dream mean today?
For Niko Bellic, fresh off the boat from Europe, it is the hope he can escape his past.
For his cousin, Roman, it is the vision that together they can find fortune in Liberty City, gateway to the land of opportunity.
As they slip into debt and are dragged into a criminal underworld by a series of shysters, thieves and sociopaths, they discover that the reality is very different from the dream in a city that worships money and status, and is heaven for those who have them and a living nightmare for those who don't.
Grand Theft Auto IV System Requirements
15 Jan 2013 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8Ghz / AMD Athlon X2 64 2.4Ghz
  • Memory: 1.5GB
  • Free Hard Drive Space: 16GB
  • Video Card: 256MB NVidia 7900 / 256MB ATI X1900
  • DirectX 9 Stereo Sound Card
  • Keyboard & Mouse
 

Official Recommended Requirements

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad 2.4Ghz / AMD Phenom X3 2.1Ghz
  • Memory: 2GB (Windows XP) 2.5GB (Windows Vista)
  • Free Hard Drive Space: 18GB
  • Video Card: 512MB NVIDIA 8600 / 512MB ATI 3870
  • DirectX 9 Surround Sound Card
  • Keyboard & Mouse
PC System Analysis For Grand Theft Auto IV Requirements
You need a Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4GHz or Phenom 9850 Quad-Core processor coupled with a GeForce 8800 GT to run Grand Theft Auto IV system requirements at recommended. You can expect to get around 60FPS at 1080p screen res on high graphics settings with this hardware. You should also have 2.5 GB system memory. System memory for min is 1 GB. You will require a DirectX 9 GPU. This means you will require a 14 year old PC to play smoothly.
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Processor
Intel
Core 2 Duo E4300 1.8GHz
AMD
Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3600+
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Nvidia
GeForce 7900 GS
AMD
Radeon X1900 Series
RAM
1GB
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Intel
AMD
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Nvidia
AMD
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0MB
Processor
Intel
Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4GHz
AMD
Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
Graphics
Nvidia
GeForce 8800 GT
AMD
Radeon HD 3870
RAM
2.5GB
Max Playable Resolutions at 30 FPS
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Grand Theft Auto IV PC Release Date:

5 Dec 2008

Alternative Game Tags: auto grand, gta iv, gta4, iv, pc, gta 4
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