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Best Gaming PCs for Sid Meier’s Civilization VI

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI is a strategy game developed by Firaxis Games and distributed by 2K in 2016. Civilization VI offers new ways to interact with your world, expand your empire across the map, advance your culture, and compete against history’s greatest leaders to build a civilization that will stand the test of time. Play as one of 20 historical leaders including Roosevelt (America) and Victoria (England).

System Requirements

System requirements for desktop computers as stated by the developer. Updated on July 7, 2020.

Minimum:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 7x64 / Windows 8.1x64 / Windows 10x64
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 2.5 Ghz or AMD Phenom II 2.6 Ghz or greater
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 1 GB & AMD 5570 or nVidia 450 or Intel Integrated Graphics 530
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 12 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Device
  • Additional Notes: Initial installation requires one-time Internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 and 2015 Runtime Libraries, and Microsoft DirectX. Internet connection and acceptance of Steam™ Subscriber Agreement required for activation. See www.steampowered.com/agreement for details.
Recommended:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 7x64 / Windows 8.1x64 / Windows 10x64
  • Processor: Fourth Generation Intel Core i5 2.5 Ghz or AMD FX8350 4.0 Ghz or greater
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 2GB & AMD 7970 or nVidia 770 or greater
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 12 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Device

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI PC Requirements

The system requirements are ordinary, and it's recommended to have a gaming PC with a modern graphics processing unit for successfully playing SMC6. GeForce GTX 980 or better GPU is needed.

Most gaming PCs meet the RAM requirement of 8gb, but 4gb is enough to meet the minimum requirements.

Also, note that at least 12gb of storage space is required, which has to be noted if you install many games.

Best Gaming PCs for SMC6

These computers meet the recommended system requirements and let you enjoy the game on high graphics settings without lag and stutter.

iBUYPOWER Element 9260
iBUYPOWER Element 9260
Element 9260
$999.99
SkyTech Blaze II
SkyTech Blaze II
ST-Blaze-II-2600-1660-8G3-500G
$799.99
SkyTech Archangel
SkyTech Archangel
ST-Arch3.0-0038
$999.99
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Budget PCs for SMC6

These cheaper options meet the minimum system requirements stated by the developer. You may need to lower the graphics settings or the in-game resolution to run the game smoothly.

HP Pavilion
HP Pavilion
TG01-0030
$680.68
SkyTech Shadow
SkyTech Shadow
ST-SHADOW-1200-GTX1050Ti-4G
$649.99
SkyTech Oracle
SkyTech Oracle
ST-ORACLE-2600-1660-6G
$749.99
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These recommendations are based on technical details and requirements. We can't guarantee that the game will run on every computer.