Dark Souls 2 System Requirements

12th August 2021 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows XP 32-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 3.16GHz / AMD Phenom II X2 555 Black Edition
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 5870 1024MB or NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT 512MB
  • VRAM: 512MB
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • HDD: 14 GB
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-2100 3.1GHz / AMD APU A8-3870K Quad-Core
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6870 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750
  • VRAM: 1GB
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • HDD: 14 GB
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
PC System Analysis For Dark Souls 2 Requirements
Dark Souls 2 requires a Radeon HD 6870 graphics card with a Core i3-2100 3.1GHz or APU A8-3870K Quad-Core processor to reach the recommended specs, achieving high graphics setting on 1080p. 4 GB will also be needed to achieve the Dark Souls 2 rec specs and get 60FPS. Dark Souls 2 needs a graphics card thats at least as powerful as a GeForce 9600 GT 512MB/Radeon HD 5870 1024MB paired with Phenom II X2 555 Black Edition/Core 2 Duo E8500 3.16GHz CPU to match the min specs. This PC setup will deliver 25-35 Frame Per Second at Low graphics setting on 720p resolution. Minimum RAM requirements are 2 GB system memory. Your graphics card will need to be capable of running DirectX 9.00. We suggest a 11 year old PC to play smoothly.
FPS System Benchmark
200+ FPS
High
Graphics Card
8.83
How well optimised is Dark Souls 2 for PC? 9.5
9.5
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Genres: RPG , Adventure
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Dark Souls 2 System Requirements

Minimum
Recommended
Processor
Graphics Card
VRAM
512MB
1GB
RAM
2 GB
4 GB
OS
Windows XP 32-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
DirectX
9
9
HDD Space
14 GB
14 GB

Dark Souls 2 PC Release Date:

25 Apr 2014

Alternative Game Tags: dark souls 2, DS2, darksouls 2, darksouls2, dark souls II, darksouls PC version, Dark Souls sequel
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Can i run on what settings and fps intel core 2 duo E7500 2,93ghz, win7 64bit, 6gb ram ddr3 nvidia gt710 2gb, directx11

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can i run this game with this specs. ?

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07:43 Apr-21-2018

can i run i low med>?

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13:36 Jun-27-2018

yea

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07:07 Jan-22-2017

Why does game debate say that I can't run it? This game is buttery smooth on my AMD A6 5200 Laptop APU. Plz update the information on your website.

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19:05 Jan-22-2017

Game-Debate actually doesn't say you can't run the game.
It says your pc doesn't meet the minimum requirements as stated by the developers ;)

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Can I run it on like -30-40 fps?
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can i run on 30 fps

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14:26 Sep-04-2018

I voted yes because... ur gay

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08:48 Sep-24-2016

U will run it but expect 25 fps on lowest

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01:34 Jul-24-2016

AMD A6-6310 APU
AMD RADEON R4 GRAPHICS AND RADEON R5
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Very smoothly too.
And i can run this even though GD says i cannot.

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01:35 Jul-24-2016

I voted yes because... i can run dark souls 2 with worse specs on my laptop

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14:47 Jul-02-2016

gt730 v2 1gb OC 1006mhz
a6-6400k
4gb 1600mhz ram..


fps lock at 35fps..
with GEDOSATO + mods..


runs pretty smooth :DD


(played with gamepad)

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22:22 Jun-17-2016

how is this even possible :p game debate said i can't run ,, but i'm running it on 1080 medium to high setting -_-

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hahahhahah lol ?

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can i?

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