Civilization V System Requirements: Can You Run It?

Civilization V
Developer:
Firaxis Games
Publisher:
2K Games
Release date:
21 September 2010 (13 years ago)
User score:
4.6 / 5 (72 votes)
Hardware demand level:
0.4 / 10 - not demanding

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Official Civilization V system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run Civilization V 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 ATI HD2600 XT or better, 256 MB nVidia 7900 GS or better, or Core i3 or better integrated graphics
Pass CPU:
Dual Core CPU
Pass Memory:
2GB RAM
File size:
8 GB Free
Operating system:
Windows® XP SP3/ Windows® Vista SP2/ Windows® 7
DirectX:
DirectX® version 9.0c

PassRecommended requirements

Pass Graphics card:
512 MB ATI 4800 series or better, 512 MB nVidia 9800 series or better
Pass CPU:
1.8 GHz Quad Core CPU
Pass Memory:
4 GB RAM
File size:
8 GB Free
Operating system:
Windows® Vista SP2/ Windows® 7
DirectX:
DirectX® version 11

Civilization V performance on your PC


Civilization V performance on your GPU

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

RTX 3060
recommended
GeForce 9800 GT
30 fps @ low
1024×768
60 fps @ ultra
1920×1080

GeForce RTX 3060 is 35.7x faster than GeForce 9800 GT. Your GPU can run Civilization V at recommended settings.


Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

Civilization V 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
90−95 FPS
ultra settings / 1080p
65−70 FPS

Civilization V performance on your CPU

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

i5-12400
recommended
A6-5400K

Core i5-12400 is 15.3x faster than A6-5400K. Your CPU can run Civilization V at recommended settings.


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4.6 72 votes

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