System Requirements Lab has a popular online service called as Can You Run It. This online tool can tell you if your computer can run a certain game or not. This site is a great resource for all the hardcore gamers out there because it can save you a lot of money by telling if your computer can run it (game) or not.
It scans your computer and compares your hardware components with the minimum requirement for the game that you want to run on your computer. It not only tells you if you can run it or not but also suggests what hardware requirement needs and upgrade in case if your system cannot run a particular game due to hardware constraints.
Here is how Can You Run It works:
- Type in any game or Select game from the dropdown
- Click on “CanYouRunIt” button
System requirements Lab has more than 500 games to choose from and they add more games to the list regularly. CanYouRunIt works on the following Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows Vista and Windows 7. You need to use one of the following Internet browsers Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers to test your system requirement for the game you want to run.
Don’t ever forget to upgrade the Current Version Plugin Google Update or you might face some serious issues with your Firefox browser.
You don’t have to register or login to use CanYouRunIt. It is completely safe to use because no personal data is collected from your computer apart from Hardware specifications. These are some of the latest games added into the CanYouRunIt database:
World of Tanks
Need for Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed
Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime
Red Faction: Armageddon
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike
The Sims Medieval
The Sims 3: Barnacle Bay
Battle: Los Angeles
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
Also check out Free Bing Games Online because they have got some nice collection, not many people know about it.
Check out Can You Run It from System Requirements Lab website. I hope this website will help you know if your computer can run the game or not before you buy it or else it can be a waste of money and an unwanted gift for someone else!