ARK: Survival Evolved System Requirements

Can I Run ARK: Survival Evolved

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ARK: Survival Evolved game details

Attempt to survive in an alien world in Ark: Survival Evolved. You’ll need to worry about food, clothing and shelter, but also lots and lots of dinosaurs and extinct creatures. You can hunt them, or turn them into steeds. You can even ride a dodo if you want. It’s recommended that you have an Intel Core i5-3470/AMD FX-8350 and a GeForce GTX 660/Radeon HD 7870.

Here are the ARK: Survival Evolved System Requirements (Minimum)

  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2400/AMD FX-8320 or better
  • CPU SPEED: Info
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit versions)
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GTX 670 2GB/AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB or better
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ARK: Survival Evolved

Can I run ARK: Survival Evolved?

By Cliff Henjum May 11, 2020

It’s another week which means another awesome free game from the Epic Games Store. This week, the free game being offered is ARK: Survival Evolved by Studio Wildcard. Even though it’s free, it is still important to ensure your PC can run ARK: Survival Evolved because it still has at least a 60 GB download to be concerned about. In this game, you play as a survivor on a mysterious island that is inhabited by a variety of dangerous creatures, including dinosaurs. You must learn to survive in this hostile environment either on your own or on a server with large amounts of other players. It is similar to Conan Exiles. If you want to run ARK: Survival Evolved on your computer, you will need to pass the system requirements test.

If your PC can pass the minimum system requirements test for ARK: Survival Evolved, then you should be able to run it on at least low-medium graphics with a solid FPS. The system requirements are a little lower than Red Dead Redemption 2 so a lot of computers and laptops have a good chance of running it. Your video card should be at least a GeForce GTX 670 or a Radeon HD 7870 with 2 GB of VRAM. In your CPU slot, you need to have at least an Intel Core i5-2400 or an AMD FX-8320. ARK is a RAM intensive game though, and your PC should have at least 8 GB to be safe.

If you want to run ARK: Survival Evolved on higher settings than the bare minimum, your PC needs to pass the recommended system requirements test. Officially, the video card requirements do not change from minimum to recommended, but you should still have a modern video card that is above a GeForce GTX 670 or a Radeon HD 7870. In contrast to the lack of jump in the video card department, the recommended CPU is much higher than the minimum. In your CPU slot, you should have at least an Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz or an AMD Ryzen R5 1500X or better. Having a setup like that would enable you to run ARK: Survival Evolved on high settings with a nice FPS.