GTA IV System Requirements: Can You Run It?

Rockstar North
Rockstar Games
Release date:
2 December 2008 (15 years ago)
User score:
4.0 / 5 (4221 vote)
Hardware demand level:
0.1 / 10 - not demanding

Official GTA IV system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run GTA IV 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 7900 / 256 MB ATI X1900
Pass CPU:
Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8Ghz, AMD Athlon X2 64 2.4Ghz
Pass Memory:
1.5GB XP / 1.5GB Vista
File size:
16GB of Hard Disc Space
Operating system:
Windows Vista - Service Pack 1 / Windows XP - Service Pack 3
DirectX 9.0c

Recommended requirements

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GTA IV performance on your PC

GTA IV 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 @ high

Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

GTA IV 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 / 600p
65−70 FPS
medium settings / 768p
65−70 FPS
high settings / 1024p
65−70 FPS

GTA IV performance on your CPU

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


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