Riot’s take on the classic Counter-Strike formula may be challenging to master but should be easy enough to run on just about anything
The Valorant system requirements are so low that just about any working laptop or PC is capable of running the character-based tactical shooter from League of Legends developer, Riot Games. That said, those with the best gaming laptops or purpose built gaming PCs will be able to boost fps substantially for a smoother gameplay experience.
If you have an Nvidia GeForce GTX 900 series GPU or newer, you can turn on Nvidia Reflex to reduce your system latency. Toggling this setting won’t make you a crack shot, but it should at the very least make sure your system isn’t inhibiting your ability to land those game-changing shots.
Unfortunately, there’s no sign of Riot implementing any upscaling options into the game, such as Nvidia DLSS or AMD FSR. While the game is easy enough to run, such additions would make it easier for those with budget graphics cards to push their frame rate even further.
Here are the Valorant system requirements:
Take the Valorant system requirements test over on PCGameBenchmark to answer the question… Can I run Valorant?
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Hardware Writer
Samuel’s spent many a day with his hands inside the guts of a rig, for as long as he can remember. While he spent most of his childhood overwriting his dad’s Baldur’s Gate saves, you can now find him playing Back 4 Blood or Halo: Infinite (that is, of course, until Elden Ring comes out).



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