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Ask the Experts Question: Assassin's Creed: Syndicate isn't running smoothly, what should I do?

Assassin's Creed: Syndicate isn't running smoothly, what should I do?
My PC isn't running Assassin's Creed: Syndicate that smoothly, which part should I upgrade?
Question asked by Geoffrey from United Kingdom (Great Britain) | Answered by Anthony Garreffa | Gaming Content | Posted: Dec 25, 2015 11:10 pm
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I have an intel i5 4460 and a nvidia gtx 970 with 6gb of ddr3 RAM. What can I add to this so that assassins creed syndicate runs smoothly?

Hey Richard,

 

Well - you have a pretty decent PC there with the Core i5-4460 processor, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 but the 6GB of RAM is probably letting you down.

 

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Ubisoft's official minimum specifications for Assassin's Creed: Syndicate requires 6GB of RAM "or more", with the recommended RAM set at 8GB. So what I would recommend is to do the cheapest upgrade you can, as the CPU and GPU are pretty damn good. I would suggest grabbing a 16GB kit of DDR3 (it doesn't need to be a fast kit) - but something with a brand name attached like Corsair would be great.

 

I think this would see the game running smoother, but I would also recommend that you upgrade your NVIDIA drivers up to the latest drivers (if you haven't already). Additionally, I'm presuming that you're running an SSD in your system - but if not, I would definitely recommend that you look at getting one.

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