The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim PC Requirements Now Available

Can your gaming PC handle Skyrim in all its glory?

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has just received the minimum and recommended PC requirements that need to be met by those who want to experience the new role playing game from Bethesda.

Skyrim was announced late last year and, since then, has certainly made lots of gamers extremely interested in it, thanks to its new engine that promises to deliver a less buggy experience than the old Gamebryo, to the story which focuses on a Dragonborn warrior (Dovahkiin in the game's own fictional language) who needs to stop a growing evil that threatens the world of Skyrim, while battling with giant dragons, as seen in the recent live action trailer for the game.

Now, ahead of the game's release next month, Bethesda, its developer and publisher has revealed the minimum and recommended PC system requirements for Skyrim, which, at first glace, aren't that steep, although you will need an Internet connection to activate the role playing game on Valve's Steam digital distribution service.

Check out the specifications your gaming rig needs to meet in order to run Skyrim below:

Minimum Specs

Windows 7/Vista/XP PC (32 or 64 bit)

Processor: Dual Core 2.0GHz or equivalent processor

2GB System RAM

6GB free HDD Space

Direct X 9.0c compliant video card with 512 MB of RAM

DirectX compatible sound card

Internet access for Steam activation

Recommended Specs

Windows 7/Vista/XP PC (32 or 64 bit)

Processor: Quad-core Intel or AMD CPU

4GB System RAM

6GB free HDD space

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).

DirectX compatible sound card

Internet access for Steam activation

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is out on November 11, for the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms, and versions for platforms like the Nintendo Wii U or PlayStation Vita are possible.

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