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Garry's Mod - What you will need to know

Requirements check for Garry's Mod - 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 Garry's Mod. 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 Garry's Mod 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 Garry's Mod ?


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Garry's Mod is a video game developed by Facepunch Studios, published by Valve, released on 29 - 11 - 2006 It falls under the following genre categories : Simulation


Can I run Garry's Mod ?


If you were wondering "Can I run Garry's Mod 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 Garry's Mod

In order to be able to run Garry's Mod at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than 1.8 GHz Processor, more than 2 GB RAM, a GPU that is better ranked than DirectX® 9 level Graphics Card (Requires support for SSE) , while the PC system is running on Windows® Vista/XP .

If you really want to enjoy Garry's Mod at a higher level of gameplay smoothness, your system must run at with a CPU at least as good as 2.5 GHz Processor or better, more than 8 GB RAM, a GPU that performs better than 1GB dedicated VRAM or better , while the PC system is running on Windows® 7/8/8.1/10, .

Check game system requirements for Garry's Mod


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 Garry's Mod.

Garry's Mod Minimum system specs

Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run Garry's Mod. 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 Garry's Mod

Necessary PC requirements

CPU 1.8 GHz Processor
RAM 2 GB RAM
GPU DirectX® 9 level Graphics Card (Requires support for SSE)
DX Version 9.0c
Operating system Windows® Vista/XP
Storage 5 GB available space

Optional requirements

Sound DirectX® 9 compatible
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection Broadband Internet connection
Screen resolution -


Recommended PC specs for Garry's Mod

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play Garry's Mod 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 -
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection Broadband Internet connection
Screen resolution -


Garry's Mod Information Card

Developer
Facepunch Studios
Publisher
Valve
Genres
Simulation
Release Date:
29 - 11 - 2006