The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition System Requirements

12th August 2021 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit Version)
  • Intel i5-750/AMD Phenom II X4-945.
  • 8GB of ram.
  • 12 GB free HDD space
  • NVIDIA GTX 470 1GB /AMD HD 7870 2GB
  • Sound: DirectX compatible sound card
 

Official Recommended Requirements

  • Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit Version)
  • Intel i5-2400/AMD FX-8320.
  • 8GB of ram.
  • 12 GB free HDD space
  • NVIDIA GTX 780 3GB /AMD R9 290 4GB
PC System Analysis For The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition Requirements
Your PC will need a graphics card thats as powerful as a GeForce GTX 780/Radeon R9 290 and it should be paired with either a FX-8320/Core i5-2400 3.1GHz CPU to match the The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition recommended system specs. This PC setup will deliver 60 Frames Per Second on High graphics settings on 1080p monitor resolution. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition needs a Radeon HD 7870 graphics card to play on low settings, with a Core i5-750 2.66GHz or Phenom II X4 945 processor to reach the minimum specs, achieving 30FPS on 1080p monitor res. You should also have 8 GB system memory for min specs. You will require a DirectX 11.00 GPU. To summarise, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition needs around a 8 year old PC to play at recommended settings.
FPS System Benchmark
91 FPS
High
Graphics Card
6.53
How well optimised is The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition for PC? 7.4
7.4
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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition System Requirements

Minimum
Recommended
Processor
Graphics Card
VRAM
1GB
3GB
RAM
8 GB
8 GB
OS
Windows 7 64-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
DirectX
11
11
HDD Space
12 GB
12 GB

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition PC Release Date:

28 Oct 2016

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12:54 Feb-26-2021

can i run normal skyrim (the non special or legendary edition) on low 30 fps 720p

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will the cpu be a problem?

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00:13 Aug-29-2019

Great game

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Can I run ? Graphics mods.

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You can run at mixed High/Medium with a solid 60FPS.

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Can I run with some mods?

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17:14 Jul-19-2019

I voted yes because...Your GPU is much more powerful than mine and I can run it at 50+ FPS on medium.

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Can I run at 60 fps with lowest settings and possibly mods to increase performance. If not, is 30 fps possible?

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Can I run The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition at 60FPS on medium at 1080p?
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Not more than 60FPS.

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19:15 Aug-31-2018

I voted no because...

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Can I run? At what settings (preferably 900p and bove)?


CPU:i7-8550u
GPU: MX130 2GB DDR5 (940MX Refresh)
RAM: 8GB DDR4

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