The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim System Requirements: Can You Run It?

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Developer:
Bethesda Game Studios
Publisher:
Bethesda Softworks
Release date:
11 November 2011 (12 years ago)
User score:
4.5 / 5 (1260 votes)
Hardware demand level:
0.5 / 10 - not demanding
Buy:
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Official The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 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:
NVIDIA GTX 470 1GB /AMD HD 7870 2GB
Pass CPU:
Intel i5-750/AMD Phenom II X4-945
Pass Memory:
8 GB
File size:
26 GB
Operating system:
Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit Version)
DirectX:
DX9

PassRecommended requirements

Pass Graphics card:
NVIDIA GTX 780 3GB /AMD R9 290 4GB
Pass CPU:
Intel i5-2400/AMD FX-8320
Pass Memory:
8 GB
File size:
26 GB
Operating system:
Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit Version)
DirectX:
DX9

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim performance on your PC


The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim performance on your GPU

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

RTX 3060
recommended
GeForce GTX 780
30 fps @ low
1024×768
60 fps @ medium
1366×768
60 fps @ high
1366×768
60 fps @ ultra
1920×1080

GeForce RTX 3060 is 2.1x faster than GeForce GTX 780. Your graphics card can run The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim at recommended settings according to Bethesda Game Studios.


Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 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
130−140 FPS
medium settings / 768p
130−140 FPS
high settings / 768p
130−140 FPS
ultra settings / 1080p
80−85 FPS

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim performance on your CPU

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

i5-12400
recommended
Core i5-2400

Core i5-12400 is 5.0x faster than Core i5-2400. Your CPU can run The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim at recommended settings according to Bethesda Game Studios.


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