Valorant Specs: Required, minimum, recommended and high-end specs explained

Valorant is a 5v5 tactical shooter from Riot Games.

Because of this, you need to make sure your PC meets the required specifications for Valorant. You’ll always want to keep Valorant’s download size in mind, as well as the minimum specs, recommended specs, and high-end specs.

If you’re seemingly all set but are having trouble, our Valorant error codes page might be able to help you with a related issue.

Then, once it’s up and running, you can start climbing to the top of the ranking system.

In this page:

Required specifications and launch download size for Valorant

Before you can start playing Valorant, you need to make sure you have the necessary specifications to run the game.

The required specifications for Valorant are:

  • Operating system: Windows 7, 8 or 10 64-bit
  • RAM – 4GB
  • VRAM-1GB

Valorant’s download size at launch is 3.6GB, which means that even with a slow broadband speed, the download won’t take long.

Due to Riot Vanguard, Riot’s anti-cheat system, you will need to restart your computer after downloading Valorant.

Minimum specifications to run Valorant at 30 FPS

Because Valorant is compatible with Windows 7, it has the ability to run on a wider variety of PCs. It also means that if you have the minimum specs for Valorant, it will run at 30 FPS.

These are the minimum specifications for Valorant:

  • CPU-Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
  • GPU-Intel HD 4000

Recommended specs to run Valorant at 60 FPS

If you have the recommended specs for Valorant, then the game will have 60 FPS.

Below you can find the recommended additional specifications for Valorant:

  • CPU-Intel i3-4150
  • GPU-Geforce GT 730

Valorant is here! Our handy Valorant tips and tricks page is a great place to start. Otherwise, check out the Season One Battle Pass skins and our Valorant Agent Tier List and list of the best Valorant weapons to help you rise through the ranks. If you are seeking technical advice, make sure you meet the required, minimum, recommended, and high-level specifications and know how to resolve any Valorant error codes.

High-end specs to run Valorant at 144+ FPS

The highest level of performance available for Valorant is 144+ FPS and to achieve this you need the following specifications:

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4460 3.2 GHz
  • GPU-GTX 1050 Ti

Have fun playing Valorant, no matter your specs!

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