s939 Oblivion system requirements~(My opinion)

By Akifuddin
Mar 25, 2006
  1. For all the people that will ask or wants to know what the system requirements are officially:


    * 3 Ghz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent processor
    * 1 GB System RAM
    * ATI X800 series, Nvidia GeForce 6800 series, or higher video card

    Minimum System Requirements:

    * Windows XP
    * 512MB System RAM
    * 2 Ghz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent processor
    * 128MB Direct3D compatible video card

    Supported Video Card Chipsets:

    * ATI X1800 series
    * ATI X1300 series
    * ATI X850 series
    * ATI x800 series
    * ATI x700 series
    * ATI x600 series
    * ATI Radeon 9800 series
    * ATI Radeon 9700 series
    * ATI Radeon 9600 series
    * ATI Radeon 9500 series
    * ATI Radeon 9000 series
    * NVIDIA Geforce 7800 series
    * NVIDIA Geforce FX series

    But, you might ask "Can I play with these system specs?" so and so, so I'll recommend you some system specs that should allow you to play at high settings, medium and low that shouldn't cost TOO MUCH money. I'll give you some newegg links too.

    NOTE: I will recommend an AMD dual-core processor for playing at high and medium settings because Oblivion benefits from multi-cores (Even a weak 3800+ X2 is pretty good in this game) and every part is assuming you want to play at a decent speed and all the parts I'm listing is not the max you can have. It's actually the average part needed to play at those settings. The motherboards are what I recommend (Also, I recommend the single card setup) and every part here has at least 4 stars average out of all the customer reviews.

    High settings

    AMD X2 4200+


    Corsair ValueSelect 1GB


    eVGA Geforce 7600GT


    Medium-high settings:

    AMD X2 3800+


    Corsair ValueSelect 1GB


    eVGA Geforce 6600GT/ eVGA 6800XT

    Low-med settings

    AMD Athlon 64 3200+


    Corsair ValueSelect 512MB/ Corsair Value Select 1GB


    eVGA Geforce 6600


    Hard drive:

    I recommend this one for every combination there.
    Power supplies:

    AMD X2 4200+, 7600GT, Corsair ValueSelect 1GB


    AMD X2 3800+, 6800XT/6600GT, Corsair ValueSelect 1GB

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817153023 (AMAZING PRICE)

    AMD 3200+, 6600, Corsair ValueSelect 512MB

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817153023 (AMAZING PRICE)



    SLi: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813131568

    CrossFire: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813131584

    Single card: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813131569

    I hope this has helped you "Elder Scrolls" fans.

    P.S: If any of you want to know if you can play certain games with certain system specs, ask here. I'll try and help you. :hotbounce
  2. AtK SpAdE

    AtK SpAdE TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,495

    I think your systems are a bit overdone. I run the game with a 3ghz p4 and all of my settings are on high or turned up, except AA (which is at 4x) and HDR/Bloom with my x800 does not support.
  3. Akifuddin

    Akifuddin TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 144

    I'm just giving a direction for starters to go. Notice the med/high settings? That's the cheaper one that can run at high settings. I was bored and though maybe now that Oblivion is out, more people would ask for system requirements so I posted. I posted a power supply section for people who are going to build a whole new system too.
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