Fallout 4 System Requirements

Last updated: 4 December 2022

Curious if your PC can run Fallout 4? On this page you will find Fallout 4 system requirements for PC (Windows). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Test your PC to see if it will run Fallout 4 or check system requirement details for CPU, operating system, graphics and sound cards, required disk space and more for each of the supported platforms.

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  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s CPU name will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Processor’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. In the opened menu click on ‘Device Manager’
  3. In ‘Device Manager’ click on the arrow next to ‘Display adapters’
  4. Under the drop-down, you will see the GPU that your computer is using

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s RAM will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Installed RAM’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. You can see if Windows is 64 or 32 bit under ‘System type’
  4. You can see Windows version under ‘Windows edition’

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Fallout 4 Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Fallout 4 system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7/8/10 ( OS required)
OS
Windows 7/8/10 ( OS required)
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
8 GB
Memory
8 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
Storage
Storage
30 GB
Storage
30 GB

Fallout 4 minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7/8/10 ( OS required) operating system. Your processor should be Intel Core i5-2300 2.8 GHz/AMD Phenom II X4 945 3.0 GHz or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 8 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be NVIDIA GTX 550 Ti 2GB / AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB. You also have to have 30 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Fallout 4 for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 7/8/10 ( OS required). Recommended CPU would be Intel Core i7 4790 3.6 GHz/AMD FX-9590 4.7 GHz CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 8 GB or more. And video card — NVIDIA GTX 780 3GB / AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB.

Game Details

Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning creators of Fallout 3 and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, welcome you to the world of Fallout 4 – their most ambitious game ever, and the next generation of open-world gaming.

Release date
9 November, 2021
Required age
17+
Metacritic score
84/100
OpenCritic Score
87.09/100
Category
Single-player
Genre
RPG
Supported languages
English*, French*, Italian*, German*, Spanish - Spain*, Polish, Portuguese - Brazil, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Japanese*
* languages with full audio support
Developer
Bethesda Game Studios
Publisher
Bethesda Softworks
Official website
fallout4.com
Support website
help.bethsoft.com
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Fallout 4?

You would be able to run Fallout 4 on your PC if it meets minimum requirements below. You can also use our free test tool to check it!

Minimum requirements for Windows are:

Can I play Fallout 4 with 6 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Fallout 4. The minimum RAM is 8 GB.

Can I play Fallout 4 with 8 GB of RAM?

Yes, Fallout 4 can run with 8 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Fallout 4 need?

You need at least 8 GB of RAM to run Fallout 4 on PC.

What processor do I need for Fallout 4?

Intel Core i5-2300 2.8 GHz/AMD Phenom II X4 945 3.0 GHz is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Fallout 4.

How many GB is Fallout 4?

At least 30 GB of disk space is required to install Fallout 4 on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Fallout 4?

You need NVIDIA GTX 550 Ti 2GB / AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Fallout 4?

Windows 7/8/10 ( OS required) or newer.

Does Fallout 4 require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Fallout 4 needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

Can I run Fallout 4 on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

When is Fallout 4 release date?

Fallout 4 release date is 9 November, 2021.

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