Divinity Original Sin PC Technical Review

Company: Larian Studios
Author: Sean Ridgeley
Editor: Sean Ridgeley
Date: July 10th, 2014

Introduction, setup, requirements

The latest entry in the long-running Divinity series arrived on PC last week following successful Kickstarter and Early Access campaigns. Divinity: Original Sin, as it's called, is a co-op and mod supported title in the action RPG vein of early series entries, albeit with tactical combat spliced in.

If you're curious on how the game fares in terms of PC features, performance, and more, read on for a light technical analysis.

Test Setup

  • OS: Windows 8.1 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 3570K 3.4GHz (Stock)
  • Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB DDR3-1600
  • Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 640GB 3.5" 7200RPM / OCZ Agility 3 6Gb/s (Cache)
  • Video Card: Sapphire Tri-X R9 290 4GB (Stock)
  • Driver: Catalyst 14.6 RC
  • Resolution: 1920x1080
  • Input: Logitech G400 mouse @ 1900dpi, Leopold Tenkeyless Linear Touch Mechanical Keyboard

System Requirements

  • Minimum
    • OS: Windows XP SP3 or higher
    • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo E6600 or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB
    • Storage: 10GB
    • Video Card: HD Intel Graphics 4000 or NVIDIA® GeForce® 8800 GT (512 MB) or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 4850 or equivalent
  • Recommended
    • OS: Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8.1
    • Processor: Intel i5 2400 or higher
    • Memory: 4 GB
    • Video Card: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 550 ti 1GB ram or or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 6XXX or higher