GTA 5 System Requirments

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The legendary Rockstar upcoming game series, Grand Theft Auto 5 is showing us some fine details of graphic and Phys X. It has all the matters a good and fantastic game should have. GTA5 is latest in Grand Theft Auto series and we all are worried about our computers. Are they fast enough to run GTA5 on it?

There is always a trend when it comes to design a game for example if Rockstar is behind in different games then you can always feel the same thing in each of those games and that apply to each game developer, whether it’s EA, Rockstar or other. So it’s Rockstar and we might know how much power we should pack to play this game flawlessly.

This info I shared here, is based on personal experience, so use this info as a reference basis only.

Minimum system requirement to play GTA5 at 1024X768p resolution.

Operating System
Windows Vista or higher (32 bit)
CPU
2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or 2.7 GHz Athlon X2
RAM Memory
Minimum 2 GB or max
Hard Drive Space
At least 20 GB or more
Graphics Hardware
DirectX 10.1 compatible, 1 GB VRAM (Nvidia Geforce 9800 or AMD Radeon HD 4870)
Sound Hardware
DirectX Compatible
Network
Internet for online activation and multiplayer gameplay
Input Devices
Keyboard and mouse, Gamepad or Xbox 360 controller optional
  • With above system requirements, you will be able to play GTA5 on lowest system requirement (remember it’s for lowest).
  • Nvidia GTX 9800 or AMD 4870 graphic card will give you a frame rate of at least 30+ when everything is turned down.
  • you have to Compromise with anti-aliasing, global bloom, Phys X, view distance, traffic, shadows and others to play GTA5 flawlessly.
  • Playing it on minimum requirement won’t be bad idea, you can still get to know the characters and the storyline.

Medium system requirement to play GTA5

Operating System
Windows Vista or higher (64bit)
CPU
2.8 GHz Intel Core i5 2nd generation or 3.2 GHz AMD Phenom II X6 1090T
Memory
4 GB
Hard Drive Space
At least 20 GB or more
Graphics Hardware
DirectX 11.0 compatible with 2 GB of VRAM (Nvidia GTX 560 Ti/AMD Radeon HD 7870)
Sound Hardware
DirectX Compatible
Network
Internet for online activation and multiplayer gameplay
Input Devices
Keyboard and mouse, Gamepad or Xbox 360 controller optional
  • Medium requirements will let you play GTA5 on 1920X1080p resolution with everything turned to medium.
  • GTA5 have an inbuilt benchmarking tool and you can use it to determine the best configuration that suits your computer to play GTA5.
  • Even in medium requirement you have to compromise with 3D game play, global illumination and motion blur.
  • This configuration will help you play GTA5 with frames rates between 35 to 5.

Now Finally the Maximum system requirement for GTA5

 
 
Operating System
Windows 7 or higher (64bit)
CPU
3.5 GHz Intel Core i7 3770K or 4.0 GHz AMD FX-8350
Memory
16 GB
Hard Drive Space
At least 20 GB or more
Graphics Hardware
DirectX 11.0 Compatible 3-4 GB of VRAM (Nvidia GTX 680 or AMD Radeon 7970)
Sound Hardware
DirectX Compatible
Network
Internet for online activation and multiplayer gameplay
Input Devices
Keyboard and mouse, Gamepad or Xbox 360 controller optional

With this system requirement, you don’t have to compromise with setting whether it’s global illumination or 3D game-play.

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