The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim System Requirements Released

Written by John Ponio    Wednesday, 26 October 2011 17:30

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Logo

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is probably one of the most anticipated games right now, now that Battlefield 3 is released. All of the fancy previews and whatnot have got a lot of people begging the question: what will it take to run this? Well, Kotaku has got ahold of the system requirements, and if you're interested in more of the story than the bells and whistles then you will be pleasantly surprised that it doesn't take much to run this game.

Minimum Requirements:


  • Operating System: Windows XP/Vista/7
  • CPU: Dual Core 2Ghz
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Video Card: DirectX9c with 512MB RAM
Recommended Requirements:
  • Operating System: Windows XP/7
  • CPU: Quad-core Intel/AMD CPU
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Sound: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
  • Video Card: DirectX9 with 1GB RAM. GTX 260/Radeon 4890 or higher