Can I Run GTA 5? Minimum and Recommended PC Requirements

Can I run GTA 5?

GTA 5 (Grand Theft Auto V) is an open world plus action-adventure game which released back in 2013. It was developed and published by Rockstar Games. Grand Theft Auto also has many sequels such as GTA Vice City, GTA San Andreas, GTA IV and few others which were released in 2002, 2004 and 2008 respectively.

GTA 5 offers story mode for the players, where they need to do different missions and tasks to make it joyful. The story of GTA is centered on the heist sequences.

GTA 5 online is an add-on of the game where you can enjoy different game modes with your pals. GTA Online offers role-play which is actually the parody of real-life where people can start their own business, make friends and do a lot more just like real life.

Can I Run GTA V? Minumum System Requirements

GTA V does not want your PC to be best, but still, there are few PC requirements stated by Rockstar, which one should consider in order to enjoy the game at a good pace.

Minimum Requirements for Windows PC

CPUIntel Core 2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz (4 CPUs) / AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core Processor (4 CPUs) @ 2.5GHz
RAM4 GB
StorageUp to 65 GB
GPUNVIDIA 9800 GT 1GB / AMD HD 4870 1GB
Operating SystemWindows 7 64 Bit Service Pack 1
DirectX Version10

Minimum Requirements for MAC

There are no GTA V MAC requirements because this game is not available on MAC OS.

But there are few options, by which you can access this game such as installing windows on MAC but that is not good for the proficiency of the game so we do not advise that.

If you are a MAC user then it is recommended for you to wait for Google Stadia or Geforce Now to provide the game on their platforms.

GTA V Recommended PC Requirements

The recommended system requirements mentioned below are the official recommended requirements from Rockstar Games in order to run your game up to 60 frames per second or more on 1080P resolution.

There are also many in-game video settings available which you can adjust according to your needs in order to enjoy better frames and better visual experience.

CPUIntel Core i5 3470 @ 3.2GHZ (4 CPUs) / AMD X8 FX-8350 @ 4GHZ (8 CPUs)
RAM8 GB
StorageUp to 70 GB
GPUNVIDIA GTX 660 2GB / AMD HD7870 2GB
Operating SystemWindows 10 64 Bit
DirectX Version10
Resolution1080p (1920×1080)

This is the recommended official requirements to run GTA V smoothly and we will recommend you to have the mentioned CPUs ( Intel Core i5 3470 @ 3.2GHZ (4 CPUs) / AMD X8 FX-8350 @ 4GHZ (8 CPUs) at least or better paired with NVIDIA GTX 660 2GB / AMD HD7870 2GB or better in order to enjoy the total buttery smooth experience with no shutter and lag.

If you have got no idea that you can run GTA V on your current PC then start by looking at your PC components and compare them with the minimum and recommended requirements mentioned above. By that, you will get to know if you are good to go or need PC up-gradation.

If you are thinking to upgrade your PC anytime soon or thinking to build up a new PC, then you can have a look at this article – How much a gaming PC can cost you.

GTA V Gameplay

GTA V is an open-world game and it has a massive story mode. When you start the game (story mode) it takes you to a heated situation directly. All you need to is follow the instructions carefully, and do what it asks you to do.

Make sure you check the game controls before you start or you must know them if you have ever played any of GTA games before.

Always know that what is going around, keep checking the mini-map. By that, you will have the idea that whether the cops are chasing you or you need to reach somewhere in order to complete some task.

This is all about it, if you want to have a more precise look at its basics, then have a look at this article – How To Play Grand Theft Auto 5 (Story-Mode)

But never worry, you will get to know it better once you start playing it.

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GTA V is not free to play the game, you need to buy it if you want to play. It is available to buy on Steam. That is it. Enjoy playing GTA V.

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