Tomb Raider will be out pretty damn soon, with March 5 being just around the corner and all, and Crystal Dynamics has finally dropped details for the PC version. And by "details," we mean hardware requirements. Yeah, that'd be pretty important.
So if you're not sure how well your rig will run Tomb Raider, take a moment to check this out.
Minimum system requirements for PC
- Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista,7,8 (32bit/64bit)
- DirectX 9 graphics card with 512Mb Video RAM:
- AMD Radeon HD 2600 XT
- nVidia 8600
- Dual core CPU:
- AMD Athlon64 X2 2.1 Ghz (4050+)
- Intel Core2 Duo 1.86 Ghz (E6300)
- 1GB Memory (2GB on Vista)
Recommended system requirements for PC
- Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
- DirectX 11 graphics card with 1GB Video RAM:
- AMD Radeon HD 4870
- nVidia GTX 480
- Quad core CPU:
- AMD Phenom II X2 565
- Intel Core i5-750
- 4GB Memory
- Very high resolution textures with up to 16x the amount of data
- Detail Tessellation to enhance the detail on many surfaces in the game
- Higher quality shadows
- High quality bokeh depth of field with near-blur
- Tessellation algorithms used to smooth out geometry
- Improved cloth, SSAO, quality wetness effects, and post-filter effects.
- LOD quality is adjustable for better quality on higher-end machines.
Steam users can also expect a number of features for the platform. Nixxes, developer for the PC version, has promised full Steamworks integration for cloud storage, multiplayer matchmaking, achievements, auto updates, and new content. Big Picture will also be supported, in addition to controller support and configurable mouse and keyboard.