Top 5 Graphically Demanding PC Games

rise of the tomb raider graphics

These are the Top 5 Hardware Demanding Video Games, these games will make your PC’s fans ramp up and have the consoles on their knees begging for mercy.

Just keep in mind that some developers like to over exaggerate system specs, just because the developers put their specs requirement super high, that doesn’t mean it’s needed.

This list will be judged on the graphic capabilities, not the art style.

5. Far Cry Primal

far cry primal lion

What a stunning game! Set in the stones ages, this sure gives modern technology a run for its money. Tall, lushes grass, stunning physX, and beautifully textured animals.


      • Processor: Intel Core i7-2600K | AMD FX-8350 or equivalent
      • Memory: 8 GB RAM
      • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 | AMD Radeon R9 280X or equivalent

4. Battlefield 1

battlefield 1 graphics

I’m sure we’ve all heard of this monster of a video game, taking action in the World War Era, Battlefield 1 sure gets it right graphically.

Flying above the map and beholding the nitty, gritty era, but damn…

…it looks good.


  • Processor: (AMD): AMD FX 8350 Wraith
  • Processor :(Intel): Intel Core i7 4790 or equivalent
  • Memory: 16GB RAM
  • Graphics card: (AMD): AMD Radeon™ RX 480 4GB
  • Graphics card: (NVIDIA): NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 1060 3GB

3. Crysis 3

crysis 3 gun

Its been a while since this title was released and it still holds up against all the the new and improved, graphical juggernauts of gaming.

When Crysis 3 was first released, it tore through the most powerful systems on the market.


CPU: 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5-750 / 2.7 GHz AMD Phenom II X4 805
RAM: At least 4 GB
VIDEO: DirectX 11 graphics card with 1 GB Video RAM or better / NVidia GTX560 or AMD Radeon HD5870

2. Rise Of The Tomb Raider

rise of the tomb raider graphics

A truly gorgeous game and an amazing example of what video games can graphically do today. Explore the hot, screeching tombs and travel across the snow filled mountains.


      • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770K
      • Memory: 8 GB RAM
      • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 980Ti 2560×1440 or NVIDIA GTX 970 1920×1080

1. The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt

witcher 3 graphics


When this game was announced and the developers showed footage of it, I was truly blown away.

The graphics were unreal to me. Before purchasing this game I looked at a load of benchmarks and this game brought down the biggest and worst of graphics cards on the market, down to their knees.

Before I purchased this game I had a major upgrade in my graphics card because my old one was definitely not going to do. I wanted to see this game maxed out.

After booting this game up and seeing it maxed out on my gaming PC, I was more than satisfied.


  • Processor: Intel CPU Core i7 3770 3.4 GHz / AMD CPU AMD FX-8350 4 GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GPU GeForce GTX 770 / AMD GPU Radeon R9 290

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