Running Skyrim

Can I run Skyrim Maxed out with this Rig?

AMD FM2 A-Series APU
1 x Case ( NZXT Source 210 Gaming Case - Blue )
1 x Case Lighting ( Cold Cathode Neon Light - Blue )
1 x Processor ( AMD A8-5600K APU (4x 3.60GHz/4MB L2 Cache) )
1 x Processor Cooling ( Liquid CPU Cooling System [AMD] - ARC Silent High Performance Fan Upgrade )
1 x Memory ( 8 GB [2 GB X4] DDR3-1600 Memory Module - Corsair or Major Brand )
1 x Video Card ( NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 - 1GB - FREE Upgrade to 650 2GB )
1 x Video Card Brand ( Major Brand Powered by AMD or NVIDIA )
1 x Motherboard ( ASRock FM2A75 Pro4 -- 6x USB3.0, 1x eSATA-III 6Gb/s )
1 x Power Supply ( 500 Watt - Standard )
1 x Primary Hard Drive ( 2 TB HARD DRIVE -- 64M Cache, 7200rpm, 6.0Gb/s - Single Drive )
1 x Optical Drive ( 24X Dual Format/Double Layer DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW Drive - Black )
1 x Sound Card ( 3D Premium Surround Sound Onboard )
1 x Network Card ( Onboard LAN Network (Gb or 10/100) )
1 x Keyboard ( iBUYPOWER Standard Gaming Keyboard )
1 x Mouse ( iBUYPOWER Standard Gaming Mouse - Blood Red )
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  1. Hi :)

    Not with that 2gb card its not enough...

    All the best Brett :)
  2. What card would you suggest?
  3. Mannyfrez said:
    What card would you suggest?



    Hi :)

    A 7970 ... or something in a similar price bracket...

    All the best Brett :)
  4. whats your resolution on your monitor? if your not above 1920x1080 2gb vram will be plenty. you should average 45fps with that card everything maxed
  5. I think it can probably high but not ultra
  6. Mannyfrez said:
    Can I run Skyrim Maxed out with this Rig?

    AMD FM2 A-Series APU
    1 x Case ( NZXT Source 210 Gaming Case - Blue )
    1 x Case Lighting ( Cold Cathode Neon Light - Blue )
    1 x Processor ( AMD A8-5600K APU (4x 3.60GHz/4MB L2 Cache) )
    1 x Processor Cooling ( Liquid CPU Cooling System [AMD] - ARC Silent High Performance Fan Upgrade )
    1 x Memory ( 8 GB [2 GB X4] DDR3-1600 Memory Module - Corsair or Major Brand )
    1 x Video Card ( NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 - 1GB - FREE Upgrade to 650 2GB )
    1 x Video Card Brand ( Major Brand Powered by AMD or NVIDIA )
    1 x Motherboard ( ASRock FM2A75 Pro4 -- 6x USB3.0, 1x eSATA-III 6Gb/s )
    1 x Power Supply ( 500 Watt - Standard )
    1 x Primary Hard Drive ( 2 TB HARD DRIVE -- 64M Cache, 7200rpm, 6.0Gb/s - Single Drive )
    1 x Optical Drive ( 24X Dual Format/Double Layer DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW Drive - Black )
    1 x Sound Card ( 3D Premium Surround Sound Onboard )
    1 x Network Card ( Onboard LAN Network (Gb or 10/100) )
    1 x Keyboard ( iBUYPOWER Standard Gaming Keyboard )
    1 x Mouse ( iBUYPOWER Standard Gaming Mouse - Blood Red )


    Why not buy the AM3+ chipset instead? They are faster than the FM2.....Get the AMD FX-8350....It will serve you better for gaming especially for Skyrim which is supposedly CPU oriented game.....
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