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Bethesda has created an unofficial thread where you ask them if ur pc can run it and they give you a well predicted answer.

http://forums.bethsoft.com/index.php...yrim-thread-7/

EDIT: It seems as though a Bethesda employee created the thread but I'm not completely sure.
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You must have an ancient PC if Skyrim wont run on it. It's made to run on the 360 ffs! lol
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You must have an ancient PC if Skyrim wont run on it. It's made to run on the 360 ffs! lol
While it may not be too heavy graphically, it will be pretty cpu heavy.
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I can't imagine skyrim having super high system requirements unless it's terribly optimized [but hey, you never know.. it's bethesda lol]

If it's quad core optimized i'll be pleasantly surprised. the only people who need beefy systems for that game are the ones who want to run the texture packs so that they can go up to a random wall and be impressed by how it looks slightly less blurry than the vanilla game and only uses triple the VRAM and drops their FPS by 20
    
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[but hey, you never know.. it's bethesda lol]
Whadda ya mean by that?
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While it may not be too heavy graphically, it will be pretty cpu heavy.
Any decently clocked quad will do perfectly fine. Heck I'm sure my old E8400 could run it fine with a 4850.
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Whadda ya mean by that?
Fallout 3 and NV, oblivion, and morrowind were all very buggy and not exactly optimized the best.

That being said, they're all great games
    
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Fallout 3 and NV, oblivion, and morrowind were all very buggy and not exactly optimized the best.

That being said, they're all great games
Buggy definitely.. But Bethesda always does their best to get out patches. I don't know much about how they optimize though.
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Buggy definitely.. But Bethesda always does their best to get out patches. I don't know much about how they optimize though.
Oh yeah, in my experience they actually do a pretty good job of paxing major bugs.. it's the little stuff that stays behind. I mean, playing vanilla oblivion with no unofficial patch is waaaaaay buggier than I expected. After installing it lots of my troubles went away. That's why their tendency to release good mod tools is awesome, many bugs they just cant get around to fixing are fixed just as quickly by dedicated modders
    
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