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Windows 7: My comp handle NEW Skyrim?

21 Sep 2011   #1
jaceseeker

Windows 7 home premium x64
 
 
My comp handle NEW Skyrim?

hi i have a desktop that i bout about a year ago or so, that i bought for gaming..... i found it on sale at staples and couldnt resist...

it had a super low graphics card in it but i knew i could fix that, but the rest of it was amazing... so i installed a NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT card into it. has 1GB of visual memory.

other stats is 6GB RAM, 500GB HD, Dual-Core pro. @ 2.50 GHz

do you think it will be able to handle Skyrim?


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21 Sep 2011   #2
Hellriser

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Minimum System Requirements
* OS: Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7
* CPU: Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz or Althon X2 2.0 GHz
* RAM: 3 GB
* HDD: 15 GB
* Graphics: 512 MB card
* Sound Card: DirectX 9 Compatible
* DirectX: Version 9.0c
Recommended System Requirements
* OS: Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7
* CPU: Core 2 Quad 3 GHz
* RAM: 3 GB
* HDD: 15 GB free disk space
* Graphics: 512 MB Graphics Memory
* Sound Card: DirectX 9 Compatible
* DirectX: Version 9.0c
Supported Graphics Cards:
Minimum – 8800 GT
Recommended– Geforce GTX 460/Radeon 5850


No idea if they are accurate. These are not official anyway...
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21 Sep 2011   #3
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit
 
 

im thinking it should be able to run it just depending on what resloutions your planing to play at if you want more power i would go buy a gtx 460 1gb aleast so u can bump the res a bit more anyways depends not sure since it aint out yet
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22 Sep 2011   #4
simmo

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

I'd go to a 460 since the 9800 is dated to say the least. Several generations behind and compared to the newer cards its slow. The rest of your rig looks ok to run Skyrim..I havent read anything about the game being a system breaker..BF3 will be but thats a whole nother ball game.
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22 Sep 2011   #5
Schroff87

7 ultimate x64
 
 

Yeah you probably can run it ... low-medium settings depending on your resolution. If the game is optimized for quad cores then your dual core will worsen your performance. Better wait for the game to be released and atleast a couple of patches to be out ... Bethesda's games are terribly buggy on release.
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