GTA 5 System Requirements 2020

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Can I run GTA 5?

Grand Theft Auto V is the open world game everyone knows about. Whether you’re an extreme gamer or not, you have played this game for sure at some point. For some that is yet to play GTA 5, let’s have a quick review into the basic and recommended requirements you need to consider. Initially, your computer must have a CPU of at least Intel Core 2 Quad CPU Q6600 or its equivalent. On top of that, this game is playable at any 64-bit Windows 7 OS and up with a 4GB RAM. It’s important to check what graphics card do you have and as a minimum requirement, it should be NVIDIA 9800 GT 1GB or AMD HD 4870 1GB at least. File size of GTA 5 is quite high with a total 65 GB that will cover your drive’s space.

For hardcore GTA 5 players and for those that wishes to play this game at its prime form, you have to invest in an NVIDIA GTX 660 2GB or AMD HD7870 2GB GPU. When it comes to CPU, make sure to have Intel Core i5 3470 @ 3.2GHZ, its equivalent or higher, 

GTA 5 System Requirements (minimal):

  • OS: 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

GTA 5 Recommended System Requirements (recommended):

  • OS: 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
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GTA 5 Details

Developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games, Grand Theft Auto V is an action-adventure game that is set within the fictional state of San Andreas, based in Southern California. Many missions of the game involve shooting and driving gameplay, most likely portraying a criminal-centered lifestyle of the lead protagonists. Outside of missions, players may freely roam the open world which can be navigated on foot or by vehicle.

GTA 5 was released in April 2015 for Microsoft Windows. Eventhough it caused a lot of controversies due to its depictions of violence and women, the game became the fastest-selling entertainment product in history, earning $800 million in its first day and $1 billion in its first three days.

Recommended Hardware:

For a game that was released in 2015, most hardware requirements are common and could be your easy fix for GTA 5‘s finest graphics and stunning gameplay. Feel free to customize your own but should not be weaker than the below.

  • 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

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Jamie Nasser
Jamie Nasser
Editor & reviewer of gear from iOS control pad’s to high-end PC gaming hardware. He’s been gaming since the 1980s and mostly plays CS GO & Overwatch.