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

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition
Developer:
Bethesda Game Studios
Publisher:
Bethesda Softworks
Release date:
28 October 2016 (7 years ago)
User score:
4.6 / 5 (501 vote)
Hardware demand level:
2.9 / 10 - moderately demanding
Buy:
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Official The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition 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 1 GB/AMD HD 7870 2 GB
Pass CPU:
Intel i5-750/AMD Phenom II X4-945
Pass Memory:
8 GB RAM
File size:
12 GB available space
Operating system:
Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit)
DirectX:
no data

PassRecommended requirements

Pass Graphics card:
Nvidia GTX 780 3 GB/AMD R9 290 4 GB
Pass CPU:
Intel i5-2400/AMD FX-8320
Pass Memory:
8 GB RAM
File size:
12 GB available space
Operating system:
Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit)
DirectX:
no data

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition performance on your PC


The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition 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
1366×768
60 fps @ medium
1920×1080
60 fps @ high
1920×1080
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 Special Edition at recommended settings according to Bethesda Game Studios.


Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition 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
110−120 FPS
medium settings / 1080p
110−120 FPS
high settings / 1080p
110−120 FPS
ultra settings / 1080p
95−100 FPS

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition 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 Special Edition at recommended settings according to Bethesda Game Studios.


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