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The Long Dark - What you will need to know

Requirements check for The Long Dark - 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 Long Dark. 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 Long Dark 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 Long Dark ?


The Long Dark - System requirements - Game cover
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The Long Dark is a video game developed by Hinterland Studio, published by Hinterland Studio, released on 01 - 08 - 2017 It falls under the following genre categories : Adventure Survival First person


Can I run The Long Dark ?


If you were wondering "Can I run The Long Dark 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 Long Dark

In order to be able to run The Long Dark at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than Dual-Core Intel i5 CPU @ 2GHz+, more than 4 GB RAM, a GPU that is better ranked than Intel 4xxx Series w/ 512MB VRAM or better , while the PC system is running on Windows XP .

If you really want to enjoy The Long Dark at a higher level of gameplay smoothness, your system must run at with a CPU at least as good as Intel i7 CPU @ 2.6GHz or higher, more than 8 GB RAM, a GPU that performs better than nVidia GTX 555 w/ 1GB VRAM or better , while the PC system is running on Windows 7, .

Check game system requirements for The Long Dark


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 Long Dark.

The Long Dark Minimum system specs

Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run The Long Dark. 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 Long Dark

Necessary PC requirements

CPU Dual-Core Intel i5 CPU @ 2GHz+
RAM 4 GB RAM
GPU Intel 4xxx Series w/ 512MB VRAM or better
DX -
Operating system Windows XP
Storage 7 GB available space

Optional requirements

Sound Any on-board chip will work.
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection -
Screen resolution -


Recommended PC specs for The Long Dark

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play The Long Dark 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 Ideally, something with Surround capabilities.
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection -
Screen resolution -


The Long Dark Information Card

Developer
Hinterland Studio
Publisher
Hinterland Studio
Genres
Adventure Survival First person
Release Date:
01 - 08 - 2017