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In S.T.A.L.K.E.R., the player assumes the identity of an amnesiac "Stalker", an illegal explorer/artifact scavenger in "The Zone", named 'The Marked One'. "The Zone" is the location of an alternate reality version of the Chernobyl Power Plant after its second (fictitious) explosion, which contaminated the surrounding area with radiation and caused strange otherworldly changes in local fauna, flora and even the laws of physics.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl System Requirements
16 Feb 2015 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 1.8GHz / AMD Athlon XP 1700+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon X600 Series or NVIDIA GeForce 210
  • System Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 2.13GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4200+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon X1950 Series or NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GTX
  • System Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 10 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl Requirements
Your PC will need a graphics card thats as powerful as a GeForce 7900 GTX/Radeon X1950 Series and it should be paired with either a Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4200+/Core 2 Duo E6400 2.13GHz CPU to match the S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl recommended system specs. This PC setup will deliver 60 Frames Per Second on High graphics settings on 1080p monitor resolution. For your PC to completely meet the recommended requirements you will also need 2 GB system memory. You should also have 1 GB system memory for min specs. You will require a DirectX 9 GPU.
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S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl PC Release Date:

3 Mar 2007

Alternative Game Tags: STALKER shadow of chernobyl, STALKER expansion, Chernobyl, Zone,Shooter,Horror,FPS, anomoly,radioactive,blowout
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I can play with no problem, at 800x600, other settings maxed out except:
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Can I run it? ;-;

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I would highly recommend the Complete 2009 mod. It significantly enhances the graphics, most noticeably the textures. Tweak the user.ltx file for performance.

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Anyone may tell me how good can i run it?

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Thinking back now, this game was really good during it time, highly suggest getting it modded most preferable would be MISERY mod, mostly to take advantage of the extra performance

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I am getting on average about 200 fps with the lowest being about 170 and the highest about 300 according to Bandicam. The game runs on highest settings and is not laggy. But can the fps really be that high or is this a Bandicam bug?

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It's a rather old game; Bandicam is probably accurate. Of course, it doesn't mean you are actually seeing the game at 200 FPS, since most displays have a refresh rate of 60Hz, 120Hz tops. Getting some mods would be a nice way to capitalize on the extra performance.

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Did you try full dynamic lighting?

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can i play it on ultra?

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How is a game that is only available in Russian so popular?

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What are you talking, its NOT only in russian, even if they speak russian in game its only more realistic

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what, my friend said its russion tekst too

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can I even run this game?

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maybe because my friend has a only slightly better build and he ran it okish

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