Battlefield 3 PC system requirements

Does your machine shape up?

DICE has revealed the system specifications for Battlefield 3 on PC.

They're relatively meaty - you won't get away with a DirectX 9 graphics card here.

Minimum

  • OS: Vista Service Pack 2 32-bit
  • Processor: 2GHZ Dual Core (Core 2 Duo 2.4GHZ or Athlon x2 2.7GHZ)
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Hard drive: 20GB
  • Graphics card AMD: DirextX 10.1 compatible with 512MB RAM (ATI Radion 3000, 4000, 5000 or 6000 series, with ATI Radion 3870 or higher performance)
  • Graphics card Nvidia: DirectX 10.0 compatible with 512MB RAM (Nvidia GeForce 8, 9, 200, 300, 400 or 500 series with Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT or higher performance)
  • Sound card: DirectX compatible
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • DVD ROM drive

Recommended

  • OS: Windows 7 64-big
  • Processor: Quad Core CPU
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Hard drive: 20GB
  • Graphics card: DirectX 11 compatible with 1024MB RAM (Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 or ATI Radeon 6950)
  • Sound card: DirectX compatible
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • DVD ROM drive

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