System specs for Skyrim announced

Elder Scrolls Skyrim

Bethesda has finally come clean and announced the minimum / recommended specs in order for you to run Skyrim on your PC and honestly they don’t look so bad. Of course this is for the PC, you console guys & gals are already covered.

Minimum PC Specs:

  • Operating System: Win XP/7/Vista (32 or 64 bit)
  • CPU: Dual Core 2GB
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Video Card: DirectX9c video card w/ 512MB RAM

Recommended PC Specs:

  • Operating System: Win XP/7
  • CPU: Quad-Core Intel/AMD CPU
  • Memory: 4GB RAM, 6GB Hard Drive Space
  • Sound: DirectX compatible sound card
  • Video Card: DirectX9 video card with 1GB memory. GTX 260/Radeon 4890 or higher

No where near the requirements of say Battlefield 3 and if you upgraded in the past year or so then you should be good to go for “11-11-11”.

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