Can your PC run this fall's Lord of the Rings game?

Minimum and recommended PC requirements for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor listed on the game's Steam product page.

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[UPDATE] The specs listed on the Steam product page for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor are indeed real, developer Monolith tells GameSpot.

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Will your PC need to be so powerful to run Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor that it would be suited for Sauron himself? Probably not, according to the game's minimum and recommended requirements revealed today via the game's Steam product page.

You can check out the specs below, but take them with a grain of salt for now, as they don't come straight from developer Monolith Productions or publisher Warner Bros. We have followed up with the publisher to confirm the game's PC system requirements.

Minimum:

  • OS: 64-bit: Vista, Win 7, Win 8
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-750, 2.67 GHz | AMD Phenom II X4 965, 3.4 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 | AMD Radeon HD 6950
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Hard Drive: 25 GB available space

Recommended:

  • OS: 64-bit: Win 7, Win 8
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770, 3.4 GHz | AMD FX-8350, 4.0 GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 | AMD Radeon HD 7970
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Hard Drive: 40 GB available space

Shadow of Mordor launches October 7 for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PC. The game puts you in the boots of a ranger with Wraith-like abilities named Talion. Set in the inhospitable world of Mordor, you'll utilize Assassin's Creed-esque stealth moves to lay waste to enemy Orcs on your way to exacting revenge for your family's murder.

For more on Shadow of Mordor, check out GameSpot's previous coverage.

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