How to Check if your PC can Run New Games


Gone are the days when we would have to wait for months and years for new games to release, in today’s scenario games are just raining every while and then. If you are a PC gamer, then we know how difficult it is to maintain a gaming rig that can run all the latest games with all the bells and whistles.


Even if you have PC has decent gaming hardware , there is always this big question that bugs us all . Can my PC Run this Game ? . Well most of the time you can refer to the official system requirements provided by game developers, which will answer most of your doubts. But if your computer’s hardware are not mentioned in the system requirements, you need to take a different route.

SystemRequirementLabs is a free online service that will help you to find out whether your PC is capable to play all the latest games or not. The website uses Java to evaluate your PC’s hardware and lets you know if your PC can handle any of the latest games, further it also advises you about any hardware upgrades that can significantly enhance your gaming experience.

The site works on all windows operating systems including the latest windows 8. If you doubt the credibility of this site , then you don’t need to worry as this site is endorsed by companies like AMD .

Instructions to Check if your Windows PC can Run New Games

  • Step 1: To use this free service , head over to and type in a game’s name into the search bar provided and click on ” Can You Run It “


  • Step 2: If you don’t have java installed on your PC, you will be prompted to download and install java. Once java is installed on your PC, you need to refresh the page and search for your game again.
  • Step 3: In the next pop up window, click on Begin detection from automatic detection.


  • Step 5: Now you need to wait for a few second until the site analyzes your PC’s hardware. Once it is done you can see something similar like the following information, which will let you know if you can play the game or not.


In case your PC is not able to Run the latest games, do check the recommended tab and upgrade any specific hardware as advised.

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