Most PC games today require quite heavy specifications, even not all of them can run optimally on modern PCs . In general, 8 or 16 GB of RAM and VGA with 4 GB of GDDR5 memory have become the minimum standards demanded by developers to run many modern games smoothly.
Well, that doesn’t mean there aren’t any good games that can be run with lightweight PC specs. Some slick games on the market can still be played with PC components with 4 GB of RAM and lower middle class VGA. Anything, huh? Come on, take a look!
1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Okay, this game is indeed old because it was released in 2011. However, in the eyes of the author and the majority of FPS lovers, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is still very worth playing at this time. Display graphics are also above the average of games in its class. In fact, this game by Infinity Ward also gets a high score because it does have a solid story plot.
Not only the third series, you can also play the two previous series which are both incorporated in Modern Warfare . 3 or 4 GB of RAM and a VGA with 512 MB of memory can run this game quite well. In fact, in some gaming forums, there are many experiences of gamers who are desperate to play it with the onboard graphics card . The result? Not so bad, really.
2. Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V or GTA V is the next slick game that can run on 4 GB of RAM. However, this game by Rockstar Games still asks for sufficient VGA specifications to run it, for example the GeForce 9800 GT. In some tests on low-end PC platforms , this 2013 release game is still strong enough to play even though it has frame rates that are not so high.
Precisely what needs to be considered is the capacity of the storage space which is large enough for an old game class. Yup, this game asks for around 75 to 100 GB depending on the DLC. Well, even though it only asks for a minimum specification of 4 GB of RAM, it’s a good idea to also pay attention to VGA capabilities and storage space on your PC.
3. Batman: Arkham Asylum
Batman: Arkham Asylum is one of the series of Batman games that has a high score in the eyes of critics. Besides Arkham Asylum, two other equally legendary series are Arkham City and Arkham Origins . Well, uniquely, only with 4 GB RAM and 256 MB VGA, you can already play the game smoothly.
This game was developed by Rocksteady Studios and released directly by Eidos and Warner Bros. So many fans wanted to replay it, the developer finally incorporated his work into a game that can be played on PS4 and Xbox One consoles. Anyway, this Batman game is guaranteed to be slick and fun.
4. Far Cry 3
Who doesn’t know Far Cry? Yes, this game series made by Ubisoft Montreal does have a big name and a myriad of achievements. Well, one of their best series is Far Cry 3. This game is still the most appreciated series by critics. Beautiful graphics, exciting gameplay mechanics , and a deep plot have made your adventure here even more intense.
Only with 2 to 4 GB RAM and Radeon HD 2900 class VGA, you can already play this slick game. In fact, not infrequently there are some gamers who run it with an onboard VGA laptop . Well, if you want to play a light game that has weight and beautiful graphics, you can make Far Cry 3 your main choice.
5. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Being the best RPG of 2011 makes The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim so adored by most gamers in the world. Yes, even in the author’s eyes, Skyrim is still a magnificent and complex RPG which is of course supported by qualified graphics. Here, you will go on an adventure to save the world as a Dragonborn, a chosen knight destined to defeat a great dragon.
Well, to run it smoothly, it turns out that it only takes 4 GB of RAM and a VGA class GTX 260, you know. Of course, this is an added value for those of you who want to play magnificent games with fairly light specifications. Oh, yes, in this game you can interact with all the NPCs intensely and that can affect the storyline. So, are you ready to fight the dragon?
What do you think? Are you really interested in playing the light game above to the end?