Civilization V PC Specs ReleasedS

Triple-A games have standards, you know, and Civilization V has made its clear. Not just anything can run 400 turns of this game. So check 'em out to see if your PC measures up when the game hits Sept. 21.

The minimum system requirements are:

  • Operating System: Windows® XP SP3/ Windows® Vista SP2/ Windows® 7
  • Processor: Dual Core CPU
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Hard Disk Space: 8 GB Free
  • DVD-ROM Drive: Required for disc-based installation
  • Video: 256 MB ATI HD2600 XT or better, 256 MB nVidia 7900 GS or better, or Core i3 or better integrated graphics
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card
  • DirectX®: DirectX® version 9.0c

But the recommended system requirements are:
  • Operating System: Windows® Vista SP2/ Windows® 7
  • Processor: 1.8 GHz Quad Core CPU
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Hard Disk Space: 8 GB Free
  • DVD-ROM Drive: Required for disc-based installation
  • Video: 512 MB ATI 4800 series or better, 512 MB nVidia 9800 series or better
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card
  • DirectX®: DirectX® version 11

Civilization V: System Requirements [Civilization V]