Borderlands 2 System Requirements: Can You Run It?

Borderlands 2
Gearbox Software
2K Games
Release date:
18 September 2012 (11 years old)
Our user score:
4.3 / 5 (258 votes)

Official Borderlands 2 system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run Borderlands 2 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:
256 MB, NVIDIA GeForce 8500 /ATI Radeon HD 2600
Pass CPU:
2.4 GHz Dual Core Processor
Pass Memory:
2 GB(XP)/ 2 GB(Vista)
File size:
20 GB free
Operating system:
Windows XP SP3
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PassRecommended requirements

Pass Graphics card:
512MB, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 / ATI Radeon HD 5850
Pass CPU:
2.3 GHz Quad Core processor
Pass Memory:
2 GB
File size:
20 GB free
Operating system:
Windows XP SP3/Vista/Win 7
no data

Borderlands 2 performance on your PC

Borderlands 2 performance with your GPU

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

RTX 3060
Radeon HD 5850
30 fps @ low
60 fps @ medium
60 fps @ high
60 fps @ ultra

Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

Borderlands 2 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
160−170 FPS
medium settings / 768p
140−150 FPS
high settings / 768p
130−140 FPS
ultra settings / 1080p
120−130 FPS

Borderlands 2 performance with your CPU

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


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