SnowRunner System Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • OS : Windows 7/8/10 (64-bit)
  • Processor : Intel i3-4130 3.4 GHz / AMD Ryzen 3 2200U 3.4 GHz
  • Memory : 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics : 2 GB, GeForce GTX 660 / Radeon R9 270
  • Storage : 20 GB available space
  • OS : Windows 7/8/10 (64-bit)
  • Processor : Intel i7-8700 3.2 GHz / AMD Ryzen 7 2700 3.2 GHz
  • Memory : 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics : 4 GB, GeForce GTX 970 / Radeon RX 580
  • Storage : 20 GB available space

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Graphics Requirements

To run SnowRunner it is recommended that you have a minimum of an 2 GB, GeForce GTX 660 / Radeon R9 270. The recommended graphic card for the best visual experience is an 4 GB, GeForce GTX 970 / Radeon RX 580 (or better).

Running SnowRunner on a graphics card that is above the recommended specifications will allow you to achieve the highest levels of visual detail and the best frame rates. Good frame rates can be beneficial when playing competitive games. A higher frame rate will reduce input lag allowing you to react more quickly to events on screen.

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CPU Requirements

SnowRunner requires that you have a minimum of an Intel i3-4130 3.4 GHz / AMD Ryzen 3 2200U 3.4 GHz processor. For the best game experience an Intel i7-8700 3.2 GHz / AMD Ryzen 7 2700 3.2 GHz (or better) processor is recommended.

Some games require a powerful CPU in order to manage the game engine. The game engine deals with things like processing network communications for multi-player games and the AI of your enemies in strategy games. Some games are considered CPU intensive or CPU dependent. Most modern games offload work directly to the GPU and don't require a powerful CPU for demanding visuals.

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Memory Requirements

It is recommended that you have a minimum of 8 GB RAM to run SnowRunner. The recommended amount of memory for the best game experience is 16 GB RAM (or more).

Having more than the recommended level of RAM for a game will usually not yield much extra gaming performance. However it may be useful if your computer runs other applications in the background.

Storage Requirements

You should have a minimum of 20 GB available space to install and run SnowRunner.

An SSD (Solid State Drive) will generally deliver faster game load times than a HDD with a fixed head. Having more than the recommended level of storage available for a game will usually not improve your experience.

Operating System Requirements

SnowRunner runs on Windows 7/8/10 (64-bit). The recommended operating system the best compatability is Windows 7/8/10 (64-bit).

Meeting operating system requirements is not always necessary and can sometimes be overlooked. However running an old operating system will usually mean you may have to install extra drivers and encounter unsupported game crashes.

Platforms

SnowRunner was first released on Apr 27, 2020. It is currently available on the following platforms:

  • Playstation 4
  • Xbox One
  • Nintendo Switch
  • PC

An alternative to expensive graphics cards and CPU purchases is console gaming. You may not get the absolute best frame rates or visual quality but if a game is available for a console you can usually be sure of an acceptable level of performance at all times.

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