Top 10 Best Most Graphically Demanding PC Games

I’ve written a lot of articles about games that run on low-end hardware, but what about the other way around? I’m not sure why you want to know which games are the most graphically demanding, but here’s a list of the Top 10 Best Most Graphically Demanding PC Games that you might want to play on your potato PC or high-end PC.

1. Hitman 2

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Hitman 2 is a masterpiece of emergent, sandbox game design. Developer IO Interactive has instead limited itself to a number of minor but significant changes while retaining all of the essential components of the 2016 original. Streamlining the overall experience and generating one of the year’s most exciting and enjoyable titles.

However, in order to get the most out of the game, you’ll need to have a GPU in the range of a GTX 1070.


For the processor, an i7 4790 is recommended, as is enough RAM to provide you with 16 GB of available RAM.

Recommended Specs:

CPUIntel Core i7 4790
GPUNvidia GeForce GTX 1070, AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB
RAM16 GB RAM

2. Microsoft Flight Simulator

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Microsoft Flight Simulator is a game that you must play to understand how realistic it is. It’s an unrivaled experience that never fails to amaze and thrill. The game equips you with all of the tools you need to complete the impossible task of flying the plane.

The textures that are rendered to replicate genuine terrain and bodies of water are what make it so difficult.


For consistent performance, you’ll need a GTX 970 or AMD similar with 16GB RAM. Just make sure you have sufficient space to handle the installation’s huge 150 GB volume.

CPU Intel i5 8400, AMD Ryzen 5 1600
GPUNvidia GTX 970, AMD Radeon RX 590
RAM16 GB RAM

3. Forza Horizon 4

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Forza Horizon 4 is one of the most refined driving simulators ever created. The feeling, the amount of material, the amazing open environment, and the incredible graphics are all pieces of this puzzle that fit together perfectly to make a true masterpiece that is perfect in practically every way.

While the game recommended GPU an Nvidia GTX 970 or AMD R9 290X, ram is the most demanding requirement, with 12 GB of RAM required to function efficiently.

CPUIntel Core i7-3820
GPUNvidia GTX 1060,  AMD R9 290x
RAM12 GB RAM
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4. Red Dead Redemption 2

Top 10 Most Graphically Demanding PC Games

Red Dead Redemption 2 is without a doubt one of the greatest video games of all time, and the PC is without a doubt the best platform for Red Dead Redemption 2 due to huge graphics enhancements.

From a technical point of view, this PC version of Red Dead Redemption II is just incredible if you have a strong pc capable of handling its massive number of graphics settings. It is without a doubt one of the most full games at this level. On the other hand, it is evident that optimization might be better because there are some issues that could have been avoided even on a war machine with the most recent drivers.

The recommended hardware specs are for a 6GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 or a 4GB AMD Radeon RX 480. And for memory least 12GB of RAM for it to run smoothly.

CPUIntel Core i7-4770K / AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
GPUNvidia GTX 1060 6GB / AMD Radeon RX 480
RAM12 GB RAM

5. Grand Theft Auto V

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The Grand Theft Auto V, usually known as GTA 5, is one of the most successful video games of all time.  I can say that I have observed the game’s progression. With each successive release, the game creators upgraded the graphics of the game, created new maps, and added new story modes to make the game more appealing to gamers.

Having said that, most players should have no trouble reaching the recommended settings. To run at medium settings, GTA V requires only an Nvidia GTX 660 or AMD HD 7870. It’s the most affordable choice, but if you want to get the most out of the game, paying considerably beyond that tier is a necessity if you want the game to operate at a smooth 60 FPS in 1440p or 4K.

CPUIntel Core i5 3470 / AMD X8 FX-8350
GPUNvidia GTX 660 / AMD HD 7870
RAM8 GB RAM

6. Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider takes back them, making it the most graphically and gameplay-wise essential action-adventure ever. When it came to system requirements, the previous game was no walk in the park, and this one is no exception.

For the best results, the game needs a GTX 1060/Radeon RX 480 GPU or similar, as well as an i7 4770K/Ryzen 5 1600 Processor. Although, if you want to achieve 60 frames per second consistently, you’ll need at least a GTX 1080. Let’s not even talk about the criteria for playing in 4k.

CPUIntel Core i7 4770K / AMD Ryzen 5 1600
GPUNvidia GTX 1060, AMD Radeon RX 480
RAM16 GB RAM
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7. Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey provides a visually impressive experience on PC, thanks to 4K resolution and enhanced effects. The game allows you to fully explore the landscapes and realistic locales of Ancient Greece, with the draw distance option being the most taxing on your graphics card.

Although, as we’ve already explored in-depth, games of this quality always come at a cost, in this situation the price of a GTX 970 or Radeon R9 290 GPU. You’ll need also at least 8Gb ram, an Intel Core i7 3770, or the AMD Ryzen comparable CPU.

CPUIntel Core i7-3770 / AMD FX-8350 / Ryzen 5 1400
GPU Nvidia GeForce GTX 970, AMD Radeon R9 290
RAM8 GB RAM

8. Cyberpunk 2077

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Cyberpunk 2077’s biggest achievement is Night City, the most fascinating city in video game history so far. Cyberpunk 2077 offers nothing we haven’t seen before, except for the fantastic graphics on PC thanks to the extensive use of Nvidia RTX.

For best performance, the game demands a GTX 1060 or above and at least 12GB RAM.

CPUIntel Core i7-4790 / AMD Ryzen 3
GPUGTX 1060 6GB / GTX 1660 Super / Radeon RX 590
RAM16 GB RAM

9. Far Cry 5

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Far Cry 5 is another “Graphically Demanding” game from Ubisoft, with well-crafted shooting mechanics and a vast world full of diversions. its free-roam framework. You will undoubtedly spend a significant amount of time playing everything the game has to provide, but in the end, the experience is frighteningly identical to his predecessors.

It’s suggested that you have a GTX 970 or AMD R9 290X, but to get a consistent 60 frames per second at 1080p or higher, you’ll need to have a GTX 1080. Add to it an Intel Core i7  4770 CPU and 8GB of RAM  and it’s easy to see how Far Cry 5 made the list.

CPUIntel Core i7 4770, AMD Ryzen 5 1600
GPUNvidia GeForce GTX 970, AMD R9 290X
RAM8 GB RAM
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10. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunting

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a stupendous achievement for CD Projekt Red.

The Witcher 3 is still regarded as a benchmark for high-end gaming PCs, owing to a large number of graphical options available. If you have an Nvidia GPU, you may punish it even more by enabling the HairWorks option, which makes the game’s characters even more realistic. Furthermore, the game’s enormous open environment, which is covered in stunning graphics and lighting, makes it incredibly demanding.

When playing The Witcher 3, CD Projekt recommends a GTX 770, R9 290, or similar GPU, as well as a powerful CPU, to achieve sub-30 FPS image reproduction. Even cards like the RTX 2060 and beyond, however, won’t be able to play this game at 1440p, particularly if they want to obtain more than 60 FPS. Don’t even think about using Nvidia HairWorks; Geralt of Riva’s flowing hair puts a significant burden on most GPUs.

CPUIntel Core i7 3770 / AMD FX-8350
GPUNvidia GTX 770 / AMD Radeon R9 290
RAM8 GB RAM
Pratik Ranjan
Lead Writer, Editor, and Founder of Gamers Discussion Hub

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