System Shock System Requirements

Can I Run System Shock?

Your PC can run System Shock if you have at least 4 GB of RAM, Intel Core i5-2400/AMD FX-8320 or better processor, and NVIDIA GTX 670 2GB/AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB or better graphics card. You’re also going to need 2 GB of free storage space. Keep in mind that these are the minimum system requirements needed to run System Shock.

For the best experience, your PC specs to run System Shock should meet the recommended system requirements below.

System Shock Minimum Requirements

  • 4 GB RAM
  • NVIDIA GTX 670 2GB/AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB or better
  • Intel Core i5-2400/AMD FX-8320 or better
  • 2 GB available space
  • Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit only)

Prebuilt PCs for System Shock

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Graphics Card (GPU) for System Shock

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Here are the 3 best graphics cards for System Shock. They're listed in order by good, better, and best.

Processor (CPU) for System Shock

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Here are the 3 best processors for System Shock. They're listed in order by good, better, and best.

Memory (RAM) for System Shock

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Here are the 3 best sets of Memory for System Shock. They're listed in order by good, better, and best.

  • Good RAM for System Shock - 8 GB
  • Better RAM for System Shock - 16 GB
  • Best RAM for System Shock - 32 GB

System Shock PC Requirements FAQ

Compare your computer's hardware against the minimum and recommended system requirements for System Shock.

What PC hardware do I need to run System Shock?

  • RAM - How much memory (RAM) is recommended to run System Shock?

    Nightdive Studios recommends you have 4 GB of memory (RAM) or more to run System Shock adequately.

    Our recommendation: 16 GB of memory (RAM)
  • Graphics Card - What graphics card (GPU) is recommended to run System Shock?

    Nightdive Studios recommends you have a NVIDIA GTX 670 2GB/AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB or better or better to run System Shock smoothly.

    Our recommendation: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
  • Processor - What processor (CPU) do I need to run System Shock?

    Nightdive Studios recommends you have a Intel Core i5-2400/AMD FX-8320 or better or better to run System Shock effectively.

    Our recommendation: Intel Core i7-9700K

System Shock Download Size

Some of the most common questions we get is: “How big is System Shock?”, or “How much space do I need to download System Shock?”.

System Shock is about 2 GB total file size. You should have at least 2 GB of storage free on your computer to download and play System Shock.

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