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Borderlands 3 system requirements are pretty reasonable

Published: 09:07, 28 August 2019
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Gearbox Software officially revealed the minimum and recommended PC system requirements for the upcoming looter shooter Borderlands 3. The specs are pretty reasonable and the devs even shared the graphics settings that we'll get to tweak.

Borderlands 3 is just around the corner, which means that it's time we take a look at the official PC system requirements that the developer Gearbox Software shared today.

The specs are pretty reasonable and the devs also shared all graphics settings that will be available once the game launches in just a couple of weeks. You'll get to tweak field of view, HUD size, motion blur and even display CPU, GPU and frame rate statistics on screen, which is a pretty nice little feature.

As for the minimum and recommended hardware, to play Borderlands 3 on lowest settings in 1080p resolution, you'll need AMD FX-8350 or Intel i5-3570 CPU, 6 GB of RAM and AMD Radeon HD 7970 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 2GB for the GPU.

If you play in 1440p resolution, AMD Ryzen 5 2600 or Intel i7-4770 will be enough while mid-range GPUs AMD Radeon RX 590 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB will do just fine. Here are the full minimum and recommended specs for Borderlands 3:


  • OS – Windows 7/8/10 (latest service pack)
  • Processor – AMD FX-8350 (Intel i5-3570)
  • Memory – 6GB RAM
  • Graphics card – AMD Radeon™ HD 7970 (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 2GB)
  • HDD – 75 GB


  • OS – Windows 7/8/10 (latest service pack)
  • Processor – AMD Ryzen™ 5 2600 (Intel i7-4770)
  • Memory – 16GB RAM
  • Graphics card – AMD Radeon™ RX 590 (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB)
  • HDD – 75 GB

As for the already mentioned graphics options, you can find the detailed list on the official Borderlands website .

Gearbox Borderlands 3, Promethea
Borderlands 3, Promethea

Borderlands 3 is coming on 13 September 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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Borderlands 3's new planet Promethea, by Gearbox Software

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Borderlands 3, Promethea

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