Grand Theft Auto 5 pc system requirements announced with a new release date

If you ask any pc gamer what is their most awaited release the common answer will obviously be “GTA 5”. After its console only release in 2013 Rockstar games finally unveiled the much awaited pc version along with the next gen version in last year’s E3.Ps4 and Xbox one version already released in November last year with the tease that pc version will finally see a release in January 2015. But as we know its Rockstar and things can change even in the last hour and that happened today.Rockstar games finally announced the official pc system requirements for GTA 5 along with some 4K images. The pc version will hit the shelves on 24th March 2015

Minimum Specs

  • OS: Windows 8.1 64 Bit, Windows 8 64 Bit, Windows 7 64 Bit Service Pack 1, Windows Vista 64 Bit Service Pack 2* (*NVIDIA video card recommended if running Vista OS)
  • 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

Recommended Specs

  • 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

Surprisingly pc system requirements look decent enough as nowadays optimization is a big issue in PC. Some rockstar games in past did suffered from this and with this system requirement details it looks like they really did a good job this time.So is your pc ready to handle GTA 5 in its actual glory? tell us your view in our comment section.

Debjit Banerjee

Debjit Banerjee

Lead Reviewer and Editor in Techarx Gaming Department.A gamer since the age of 13.An animator in professional life.