Gaming is related to graphics card or RAM?

ttc26

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When i play a game, do i need a good ram or good graphics card to prevent my game from lagging? how does ram and graphics card relate when it comes to gaming?
 

hallowed_dragon

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Minimum for gaming :

2 GHz dual core CPU, 256 MB GDDR3 GPU, 2GB RAM.

Medium gaming :

2.5 dual core CPU, 512 MB GDDR3, 4GB RAM

High gaming platform (minimum requirements):

3 GHz tri-core CPU / 2.4 Quad core , 512 MB GDDR3 GPU, 4GB RAM