VALORANT System Requirements

Can I Run VALORANT?

Your PC can run VALORANT if you have at least 4 GB of RAM, Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 processor, and Intel HD 4000 graphics card. You’re also going to need 14.5 GB of free storage space. Keep in mind that these are the minimum system requirements needed to run VALORANT.

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

VALORANT Minimum Requirements

  • 4 GB
  • Intel HD 4000
  • Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
  • 14.5 GB
  • Windows 7, 8, 10 64-bit

Prebuilt PCs for VALORANT

Are you looking for a prebuilt gaming PC for VALORANT? Check out these three gaming PCs for every price range below.

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HP Pavilion Gaming Desktop

Bang for Buck

  • Windows 10 Home
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3500
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Super
  • 8 GB DDR4
  • 256 GB NVMe
  • Wi-Fi Ready
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Skytech Archangel 3.0 Gaming PC

Sweet Spot

  • Windows 10 Home
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Super
  • 16 GB DDR4
  • 500 GB SSD
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi
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Skytech Shadow 3.0 Gaming PC

Future Proofed

  • Windows 10 Home
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
  • 16 GB DDR4
  • 500 GB SSD
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi
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Graphics Card (GPU) for VALORANT

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

Processor (CPU) for VALORANT

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

Memory (RAM) for VALORANT

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

  • Good RAM for VALORANT - 8 GB
  • Better RAM for VALORANT - 16 GB
  • Best RAM for VALORANT - 32 GB

VALORANT PC Requirements FAQ

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

What PC hardware do I need to run VALORANT?

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

    Riot Games recommends you have 4 GB of memory (RAM) or more to run VALORANT adequately.

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

    Riot Games recommends you have a Intel HD 4000 or better to run VALORANT smoothly.

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

    Riot Games recommends you have a Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 or better to run VALORANT effectively.

    Our recommendation: Intel Core i7-9700K

VALORANT Download Size

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

VALORANT is about 14.5 GB total file size. You should have at least 14.5 GB of storage free on your computer to download and play VALORANT.

info VALORANT last updated 6/17/22 - Report errors on this page

Ask FPS Cat

    • Yes. Your AMD Ryzen 5550U is plenty for Valorant!

      Reply to Pixel
    • That won’t be able to run Valorant very well. We recommend any of the Graphics Cards on this page.

      Reply to Pixel

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