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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - What you will need to know

Requirements check for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - 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 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. 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 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 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 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim ?


The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - System requirements - Game cover
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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is a video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios, published by Bethesda Softworks, released on 11 - 11 - 2011 It falls under the following genre categories : Adventure Role-playing game Action


Can I run The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim ?


If you were wondering "Can I run The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 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 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

In order to be able to run The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than Dual Core 2.0GHz or equivalent processor, more than 2GB, a GPU that is better ranked than Direct X 9.0c compliant video card with 512 MB of RAM , while the PC system is running on Windows 7/Vista/XP PC (32 or 64 bit) .

If you really want to enjoy The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim at a higher level of gameplay smoothness, your system must run at with a CPU at least as good as Quad-core Intel or AMD CPU, more than 4GB, a GPU that performs better than 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) , while the PC system is running on Windows 7/Vista/XP PC (32 or 64 bit), .

Check game system requirements for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim


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 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Minimum system specs

Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. 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 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Necessary PC requirements

CPU Dual Core 2.0GHz or equivalent processor
RAM 2GB
GPU Direct X 9.0c compliant video card with 512 MB of RAM
DX DX9
Operating system Windows 7/Vista/XP PC (32 or 64 bit)
Storage 6GB free HDD Space

Optional requirements

Sound DirectX compatible sound card
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection Internet Access for Steam activation
Screen resolution -


Recommended PC specs for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 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 compatible sound card
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection Internet Access for Steam activation
Screen resolution -


The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Information Card

Developer
Bethesda Game Studios
Publisher
Bethesda Softworks
Genres
Adventure Role-playing game Action
Release Date:
11 - 11 - 2011