GTA 5 System Requirements: Minimum and Recommended PC Requirements for Best & Smooth Gaming of GTA V

GTA 5 up for grabs on Steam at Rs 2,099.

GTA 5 System Requirements

The Grand Theft Auto Five widely known as GTA 5 is one of the most popular game titles across the world. I started playing GTA with the arrival of GTA: Vice City and being a gaming enthusiast I can say that I have seen the evolution of the game. With every new launch, the game developers have improved the graphics of the game included new maps and added new story modes to make the game more interesting for the gamers.

GTA V is the latest version of the game series which was launched around six years ago. According to the reports, the games has managed to garner over USD 800 million revenue across the world within 24 hours of the launch. The company also claimed that it has sold around 110 million copies of the game until 2019 and the game is still purchased by many users. The GTA 5 series turned out to be a great success for Rockstar Games.

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Reports also suggest that it is 63 per cent more played version in the series, with this we can completely understand that its a high-end graphic game. I have played this version several times and it’s pretty clear that it requires good PC requirements to run this game smoothly. So if you’re planning to purchase this game then here are the minimum and recommended PC requirements for GTA V. Make sure you have at least a minimum requirements to play the game.

GTA 5 Minimum System Requirements List

  • Operating System: Windows 8.1 64 Bit, Windows 8 64 Bit, Windows 7 64 Bit Service Pack 1
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz (4 CPUs) / AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core Processor (4 CPUs) @ 2.5GHz
  • Memory: 4GB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA 9800 GT 1GB / AMD HD 4870 1GB (DX 10, 10.1, 11)
  • Sound Card: 100% DirectX 10 compatible
  • HDD Space: 65GB

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GTA V Recommended System Requirements List

  • Operating System: Windows 8.1 64 Bit, Windows 8 64 Bit, Windows 7 64 Bit Service Pack 1
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 3470 @ 3.2GHZ (4 CPUs) / AMD X8 FX-8350 @ 4GHZ (8 CPUs)
  • Memory: 8GB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GTX 660 2GB / AMD HD7870 2GB
  • Sound Card: 100% DirectX 10 compatible
  • HDD Space: 65GB

GTA 5 Best System Requirements List

  • Operating System: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 10th Gen chipset / AMD AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8 Cores up to 4.4GHz 36MB Cache AM4 Socket
  • Memory: 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • Video Card: Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB
  • Sound Card: 100% DirectX 10 compatible
  • SSD: 128GB

How to Download GTA V?

GTA 5 is one of the highest-selling game in the GTA franchise and if you are planning to purchase the game then you can head to the official Rockstar Games website and make your purchase. The game is up for sale on Steam at Rs 2,099.

Can I run GTA V without a graphics card?

Yes, you can play GTA 5 without a graphic card, however, be prepared to play it on the lowest setting with laggy gameplay. Having a discrete GPU is also a good option for playing the game GTA 5 with a smoother experience.

How do I increase my fps in GTA 5 low-end PC?

In order to increase the FPS count while playing GTA 5 using a low-end PC, you need to follow these steps:

  • Set the Vsync to Half, which allows you to cap the refresh rate
  • You need to set the resolution to 70p and decrease the distance scaling and population-related settings.
  • You can also disable shadows by going to Documents > Rockstar Games > GTA V > settings.xml and open it as a notepad. There you need to change the ShadowQuality value to ‘0’. This will improve the gaming performance on your low-end PC.

Can I run GTA 5 with 4GB of RAM?

One can run GTA 5 game with 4GB of RAM. One of the minimum requirements for the game is to have 4GB of RAM. That said, you will still need a graphics card of 2GB along with an i3 processor in order to run the game smoothly. The 4GB RAM laptop or PC will be able to run the game, though it will be at the lowest quality and the experience may not be that good.

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Karan Sharma
Karan Sharma with an experience of more than 4.5 years in journalism is pursuing his passion for technology reporting. He is a technology freak and passionate about reviewing smartphones, gadgets, gaming consoles, and more. He is very keen on technology and is always looking out for new technologies to explore. Besides, he is a hardcore traveller who loves to explore places always on his motorcycle.