Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [system-requirements]

USE WITH CAUTION. This tag is for generalised questions about system requirements not specific to a single PC or laptop. See the general solution for how to check system requirements yourself here: http://gaming.stackexchange.com/q/517/28182

-3
votes
1answer
80 views

Can my PC run ARMA 3? [duplicate]

Is this a good gaming PC? Would it be able to run ARMA 3? Intel DG41TY motherboard Intel dual core cpu E5200 2.5ghz Gigabyte X600 pro graphic cards GPU Kingston 2G ram(2x1G) WD 80G HDD x2 Antec ...
-4
votes
1answer
119 views

What computer requriements are needed to run Discord alongside games like Rust?

If I'm running both Discord and a game such as Rust simultaneously, what additional requirements for my computer do I need over and above the ones needed for the game?
1
vote
2answers
303 views

Can I run games that require 8 GB RAM with 6 GB RAM and 4 GB Virtual RAM?

My laptop has 6 GB RAM. Can I run games that need more than 6 GB ram if I utilize virtual memory? For example, Final Fantasy XV, which requires 8 GB of RAM according to the minimum system requirements....
-4
votes
1answer
312 views

GTA V on Dell 7560 i7 with 940MX [duplicate]

Graphics Memory: 4 GB Graphic Processor: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 940MX Processor: Intel Core i7-7500U (7th Gen) Game is loading from HDD I have fairly recently bought the Dell 7560 with the aforementioned ...
4
votes
1answer
247 views

Is there a way to calculate how much Harddrive Space is needed for one's entire Steam Library? [duplicate]

With the PC build I am planning, I want to have a dedicated Hard drive for Steam. While I could just get the biggest Hard drive possible, I need to work out how much space I'll need at the very least ...
32
votes
3answers
7k views

How are the recommended system specs determined on Steam?

Steam shows both the minimum system requirements and the recommended ones. How are the latter determined? Most games have settings ranging from a bare minimum to some form of ultra mega. What ...
5
votes
1answer
20k views

Pokemon Go Supported Devices

I have a Verizon Ellipsis 8 tablet, and I was wondering: should I be able to run Pokemon Go on it? Each time I try to open up the app, it loads about 3/4 of the way and then it crashes. I have the ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

PES 2013 problem with Vram

I have Lenovo G50 with the following: Windows 8.1 (64-bit) 6 GB RAM Intel Core i5 5200U CPU @ 2.20 GHz(4 CPUs) Intel HD Graphics 5500 (internal) AMD Radeon R5 M330 (2GB) The problem is when I run ...
3
votes
1answer
367 views

Can all games still be played when switching from 32-bit to 64-bit Windows 10? [closed]

Right now I'm using 32-bit Windows 10. I heard you can keep all personal files when re-installing Windows 10. I have two partitions. C:/ drive with the Windows installation. D:/ drive with all my ...
1
vote
0answers
81 views

ARTetriCAN is a Tetris variant for Android devices. Does it require access to a color printer?

ARTetriCAN is a free-and-open-source augmented-reality Tetris variant for Android devices. You print out a target label, wrap it around a can or bottle, and use your Android device to play an ...
-1
votes
2answers
1k views

Is it detrimental to run games at the highest settings a laptop can handle?

I have only recently gotten a gaming laptop that can actually play modern games. With my old laptop, I was only capable of playing 2d games, so I'm not exactly sure about the graphics setting that I ...
0
votes
0answers
414 views

Rome total war running choppy on ASUS ROG GL551JW

I seem to be having a problem running Rome Total War on my ASUS ROG GL551JW. The game is choppy/glitch/laggy, no matter the video settings -- with max or min settings, the game remains choppy. This is ...
10
votes
3answers
4k views

How to read system requirements & compare GPUs?

I've wanted to ask this for quite some time, hope this is the right place ... So, the system requirements for games usually give a recommendation for the minimally required GPU and CPU for both Nvidia ...
3
votes
2answers
195 views

Warning when installing relatively old game

This might be better suited for SuperUser.SE, but it also might be too game-specific. I recently installed Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X., a game from 2009, on my new laptop. My laptop carries an i7 2.5 GHz ...
1
vote
1answer
903 views

Is a computer that runs Civ V reasonably well generally good enough to run Civ: Beyond Earth?

I've always liked the Civilization series (although it seems to have gone off on a little bit of a tangent in the last couple of titles), and I was wondering if a computer that can run Civilization V ...
1
vote
1answer
233 views

Why am I getting significant lag on Lili: Child of Geos when my gaming laptop exceeds all its requirements?

After checking with Can You Run It?, I appear to exceed the requirements for the game. Oddly enough, Can You Run It asks me to upgrade even though I exceed the recommended requirements: Is there any ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

Do I need an internet connection to play Dragon Age: Origins (PC)

Do I need an internet connection to play Dragon Age: Origins (PC)? If I do, how does it work? Do you basically need a connected computer to play the game at all, or do you just need to connect once ...
32
votes
6answers
63k views

What's the total size of all games I have on Steam?

I have a lot of games on Steam, far more than my puny hard drive can hold at once. However, in the future I may want to store all of them locally. Is there any way to figure out about how much hard ...
8
votes
6answers
4k views

What does Blizzard mean by broadband?

According to Diablo 3 System Requirements, we need a broadband connection. What qualifies as "Broadband"? Does DSL-3Mb connection count? What could possibly be the issue with Wireless?
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How firm are The Witcher 2's minimum required specs?

According to TotalPCGaming.com, Steam, and the official site, The Witcher 2 requires at least a Radeon HD 3850. How firm is this requirement? Has anyone managed to play with a lesser card? (Bonus ...
48
votes
5answers
25k views

How can I check if my computer's powerful enough to run a certain game?

Is there a service that I can use to check if my machine will be able to run a certain game?