Borderlands System Requirements: Can You Run It?

Gearbox Software
2K Games
Release date:
26 October 2009 (14 years ago)
User score:
4.7 / 5 (217 votes)
Hardware demand level:
0.1 / 10 - not demanding

Official Borderlands system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run Borderlands at minimal and recommended settings. Although these requirements are usually approximate, they can still be used to determine the indicative hardware tier needed to play the game.

PassMinimum requirements

Pass Graphics card:
256mb video ram or better (GeForce 8 series or higher/Radeon R8xx series)
Pass CPU:
2.4 Ghz or equivalent processor
Pass Memory:
1GB System RAM (2GB recommended with Vista)
File size:
8 GB or more free space
Operating system:
Windows XP/Vista
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Recommended requirements

Graphics card:
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Borderlands performance on your PC

Borderlands performance on your GPU

GeForce RTX 3060's performance compared to the game's official system requirements.

RTX 3060
30 fps @ low
60 fps @ medium
60 fps @ ultra

Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

Borderlands FPS calculator: average frames per second on GeForce RTX 3060 (according to our approximations). FPS may vary depending on your operating system and other factors.

low settings / 768p
140−150 FPS
medium settings / 1080p
140−150 FPS
ultra settings / 1080p
140−150 FPS

Borderlands performance on your CPU

Core i5-12400's performance compared to the game's official system requirements.


Community ratings

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