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Valheim System Requirements

The sandbox viking 'em-up on Steam is pretty popular right now. But how is your PC going to handle a few Nordic raids?

Reviewed By: Kevin Pocock

Last Updated on December 1, 2023
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Valheim came from nowhere back in February 2021 but with thousands of overwhelmingly popular reviews on Steam it seems only right that we should give you a little PC Guidance on whether your current PC is good enough to get into the action.

The new Valheim expansion, Hearth and Home, is also now with us and while it doesn’t;t up the system requirements it does bring a whole host of exciting new features and improvements, so if you have drifted away from Valheim in the last few months, it is definitely worth checking it out once more.

Valheim Minimum System Requirements

  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics Card: ATI FireGL T2-128
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo Q6867
  • File Size: 1 GB
  • OS: Windows 7 or later
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-650
  • File Size: 1 GB
  • OS: Windows 7 or later
Watch the trailer for the new Hearth and Home expansion for Valheim

So? Can you run Valheim?

As you can see the specs are pretty measly compared to many games these days which could make it ideal laptop gaming fodder especially if you are looking for some action gaming while you are on the move.

Paul is a contributor to PC Guide, having covered news coverage, Raspberry Pi, Windows releases and peripherals - among other things - across the site.