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Can I run Borderlands 3? Read this Borderlands 3 specs guide on minimum and recommended system requirements for PC gaming - including additional video & display settings and install size!!!

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System Requirements For PC

Can I Run Borderlands 3 On My PC?

The minimum and recommended specs below detail what kind of PC rig will run Borderlands 3 best. Check the following specifications to know if your hardware is capable of running the game.

Borderlands 3 Install Size Is 75GB

According to the official System Requirements; you will need a minimum of 75GB disk space to properly run the game.

Minimum Requirements & Recommended Setup

GPU AMD Radeon™ HD 7970 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 2GB AMD Radeon™ RX 590 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
CPU AMD FX-8350 / Intel i5-3570 AMD Ryzen™ 5 2600 / Intel i7-4770
OSWindows 7 / 8 / 10 Windows 7 / 8 /10
HDD75GB of storage space75GB of storage space

SOURCE: Borderlands 3 Official Site!!!

No Details About Running On MAC / Linux

So far, there are no details confirmed if Borderlands 3 can be played on the MAC or Linux systems. Further information will be posted once officially confirmed.

Additional Visual & Display Settings - System Requirements

Basic Display Settings List

  • Graphics API: DirectX 11, DirectX 12
  • Display: (varies by setup)
  • Display Mode: Full Screen, Windowed Borderless, Windowed
  • Resolution: (varies by setup)
  • Vertical Sync: Off, On
  • Resolution Scale: 50% - 200% in 25% increments
  • Limit Frame Rate: Smooth 22-62 FPS, Capped 30 FPS, Capped 50 FPS, Capped 60 FPS, Capped 72 FPS, Capped 120 FPS, Unlimited, Custom
  • Custom FPS Limit: default 90, minimum 15, maximum 300
  • Calibrate Display: Brightness and HDR
  • Calibrate Safe Area: Adjust the boundary of the UI
  • Field of View: default 90, minimum 70, maximum 110
  • Vehicle Field of View: default 90, minimum 70, maximum 110
  • HUD Scale: default 1, minimum 0.6, maximum 1.3

Advanced Display Settings List

Preference Settings List

  • Display Stats: Off, FPS, All (FPS, CPU, GPU)
  • Anti Aliasing: None, FXAA, Temporal
  • FidelityFX Sharpening: Off, On
  • Camera Motion Blur: Off, On
  • Object Motion Blur: Off, On

General Settings List

  • Graphics Quality: Low, Medium, High, Ultra
  • Texture Streaming: Low, Medium, High, Ultra
  • Anisotropic Filtering: 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x
  • Material Quality: Low, Medium, High, Ultra
  • Shadows: Low, Medium, High, Ultra
  • Draw Distance: Low, Medium, High, Ultra
  • Environment Texture Detail: Low, Medium, High, Ultra
  • Environment Detail: Low, Medium, High, Ultra
  • Terrain Detail: Low, Medium, High, Ultra
  • Foliage Detail: Low, Medium, High, Ultra
  • Character Texture Detail: Low, Medium, High, Ultra
  • Character Detail: Low, Medium, High, Ultra
  • Ambient Occlusion: Low, Medium, High, Ultra
  • Volumetric Fog: Off, Medium, High, Ultra
  • Screen Space Reflections: Off, Medium, High, Ultra

Tweak Visuals For Better Framerate

If you notice your frame rates dropping, make sure to tweak your visual settings to make sure your rig is running the game as smoothly as it can.

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