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If Minecraft works fine, will Borderlands 2 work fine?

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User Info: Megabest39

Megabest39
4 years ago#1
So my mom doesn't want me to download Border Lands 2 for PC because she is scared her whole PC will crash and become unusable somehow. But I miss playing it since I sold my ps3. Im not a big PC gamer/tech guy so I need some understanding.

Minecraft works ok, lags a little bit from time to time and it is on fancy graphics but on short view. Can anyone give me an estimate on if Borderlands 2 will work and if it will melt my PC like my mom thinks lol
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User Info: MasterDonGero

MasterDonGero
4 years ago#2
It certainly won't melt simply because of Borderlands 2. What are your specs?
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User Info: iammaxhailme

iammaxhailme
4 years ago#3
Nothing bad will happen to your computer, but if you can't even get smooth performance from Minecraft, Borderlands 2 won't run well at all.
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User Info: Delta_F14

Delta_F14
4 years ago#4
It should run fine.
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User Info: Boge

Boge
4 years ago#5
http://www.systemrequirementslab.com/cyri
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User Info: Megabest39

Megabest39
4 years ago#6
MasterDonGero posted...
It certainly won't melt simply because of Borderlands 2. What are your specs?


Psh who knows, like I said im not a PC gamer as much of a console gamer. And tell that to my mom >.>
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User Info: Devil_wings00

Devil_wings00
4 years ago#7
Don't know if this is a serious topic but without some specs that question is near impossible to answer. Also your computer won't explode if you try. The game will either not boot or be a slide show if it doesn't work. Games aren't viruses.
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User Info: Megabest39

Megabest39
4 years ago#8
Boge posted...
http://www.systemrequirementslab.com/cyri


Oh god its close to the minimum but not good enough.
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User Info: The_AntiGrim

The_AntiGrim
4 years ago#9
Minecraft is far more demanding on PC's that borderlands 2.

Borderlands 2 uses more modern techniques for graphics. Modern computers use these modern techniques.

Minecraft, however, uses extremely dated techniques. I mean like effin DATED. As technology progresses, older technology is left behind and sometimes even abandoned entirely, so modern technology almost always has a really hard time playing games that use older techniques.

When games use these older technologies, developers are basically gambling their funding on the slight chance that people will love how they presented these older technologies.

TL;DR: you can handle minecraft like a champ, BL2 will be like cake on butter
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User Info: The_AntiGrim

The_AntiGrim
4 years ago#10
Megabest39 posted...
Boge posted...
http://www.systemrequirementslab.com/cyri


Oh god its close to the minimum but not good enough.


CYRI is a joke. never trust it.
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