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Alan Wake - What you will need to know

Requirements check for Alan Wake - full specifications. Can I run it? Can I have a smooth game experience with my current PC gaming setup? we'll cover that in the following paragraphs.


We got you covered - after you've read the system requirements below, you will know if your gaming PC will be able to run or not the game.


What we will cover in our guide


So, you're interested in Alan Wake. On this page we will we covering all the information we have on it - from gaming minimum requirements to recommended requirements for a smooth gaming experience, videos and comments for the game.

Will Alan Wake run on an Intel or AMD CPU? Do I need an NVIDIA GTX gpu to run it or a Radeon? Is the game Ryzen compatible?

What is Alan Wake ?


Alan Wake - System requirements - Game cover
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Alan Wake is a video game developed by Remedy Entertainment, published by Remedy Entertainment, released on 16 - 02 - 2012 It falls under the following genre categories : Adventure Action TPS


Can I run Alan Wake ?


If you were wondering "Can I run Alan Wake on my PC?", we will help you to get the answer.

Further on, we will explain what are the minimum and recommended PC gaming system requirements ( otherwise known as sys req ) for Alan Wake

In order to be able to run Alan Wake at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than Dual Core 2GHz Intel or 2.8GHz AMD, more than 2 GB RAM, a GPU that is better ranked than DirectX 10 compatible with 512MB RAM , while the PC system is running on Windows XP SP2 .

If you really want to enjoy Alan Wake at a higher level of gameplay smoothness, your system must run at with a CPU at least as good as Quad Core 2.66GHz Intel or 3.2GHz AMD, more than 4 GB RAM, a GPU that performs better than DirectX 10 compatible or later with 1GB RAM , while the PC system is running on Windows 7, .

Check game system requirements for Alan Wake


In order to have a clearer view of what the game need in order to run, we created 2 simple lists which you can consult quickly to see if your PC gaming setup is good enough for the Alan Wake.

Alan Wake Minimum system specs

Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run Alan Wake. Some of them are necessary for the game to run but a part of them are not that important. If you meet the necessary ones, those will do. You can see which are which in the table below. Just remember these are the minimum specs to run Alan Wake

Necessary PC requirements

CPU Dual Core 2GHz Intel or 2.8GHz AMD
RAM 2 GB RAM
GPU DirectX 10 compatible with 512MB RAM
DX 9.0c
Operating system Windows XP SP2
Storage 8 GB HD space

Optional requirements

Sound DirectX 9.0c compatible
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection -
Screen resolution -


Recommended PC specs for Alan Wake

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play Alan Wake the best frame rate. Again, some of them are necessary for the game but a part of them are not that important. You can see which are which in the table below:

Necessary requirements


Optional

Sound DirectX 9.0c compatible
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection -
Screen resolution -


Alan Wake Information Card

Developer
Remedy Entertainment
Publisher
Remedy Entertainment
Genres
Adventure Action TPS
Release Date:
16 - 02 - 2012