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Ark: Aberration is the second expansion pack for Ark: Survival Evolved. The titular Aberration is a derelict, malfunctioning Ark with new underground biome systems. Its focus is on radiation, including damaging radioactive sunlight, leading to genetic mutations for existing species as well as the creation of all new creatures. Each packs an array of new skills should you be able to tame them, such as the Rock Drake which can clamber up vertical surfaces and the Cave Crustacean which can pick up and hurl creatures and people on demand.
ARK: Aberration System Requirements
Official Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Windows 7 or Windows 8
  • Processor: 2 GHz Dual-Core 64-bit CPU
  • Memory: 4000 MB RAM
  • Graphics: DirectX11 Compatible GPU with 1 GB Video RAM
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Hard Drive: 20000 MB available space
Recommended Requirements
  • OS: Win 8 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz / AMD FX-8350
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 7870 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660
  • System Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 20 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 11 Compatible Graphics Card
PC System Analysis For ARK: Aberration Requirements
ARK: Aberration requires at least a Radeon HD 7870 or GeForce GTX 660 to meet recommended requirements running on high graphics setting, with 1080p resolution. This hardware should achieve 60FPS. ARK: Aberration needs a Radeon HD 6670 graphics card to play on low settings, with a Core 2 Duo E4400 2.0GHz or Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3800+ processor to reach the minimum specs, achieving 30FPS on 1080p monitor res. You will require a DirectX 11 GPU. To summarise, ARK: Aberration needs around a 7 year old PC to play at recommended settings.
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139 FPS
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ARK: Aberration System Requirements
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Recommended Requirements
2 GB
GD VRAM hardware score: 5
8 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 8
Win 8 64
DX 11
20 GB
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ARK: Aberration PC Release Date: 2 Dec 2017

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