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Borderlands 3 PC System Requirements And Specs Confirmed

Can you run Borderlands 3 on PC?


One of 2019's biggest games, Borderlands 3, launches very soon. Those looking to pick up the PC version can now have a look at the system requirements and recommended specs, which publisher 2K posted this week.

On the low end, developer Gearbox only calls for an AMD FX-8350 or Intel i5-3570, along with an AMD Radeon HD 7970 or Nvidia GeForce GTX 680. At least on PC, the game will require 75 GB of storage space to go along with that hardware.

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In addition to the specs themselves, which appear to be fairly reasonable, 2K posted a list of the many different graphics settings and visual options that PC players can take advantage of. Players will be able to tweak things like the field of view, ambient occlusion, and screen space reflections. Additionally, players are able to adjust things like the foliage detail, draw distance, character texture detail, and shadows, among many other things. Have a look at the lists below to see more.

The PC version of Borderlands 3 is exclusive to the Epic Games Store through April 2020. At that point, it may release on other platforms such as Steam and others.

Borderlands 3 launches on September 13 for PC, in addition to Xbox One and PlayStation 4. In other news, a new crossover event between Borderlands 3 and Fortnite has begun in the battle royale game.

Borderlands 3 System Requirements


  • 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

Borderlands 3 Graphics Settings



  • 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



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


  • 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, UltraAmbient Occlusion: Low, Medium, High, UltraVolumetric Fog: Off, Medium, High, Ultra
  • Screen Space Reflections: Off, Medium, High, Ultra

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