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Far Cry 3 PC system specs revealed

Find out what it takes to punch a shark on the highest setting.

Far Cry 3's minimum, recommended and high-performance system specs have been released for the PC version of Ubisoft's upcoming psychedelic open-world first-person shooter.

The various specs are as follows:

Minimum specs:

  • Processor: 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 or 3.00 GHz AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ or better
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Video Card: 512 MB DirectX 9.0-compliant card with Shader Model 4.0 or higher

Example minimum hardware:

  • NVidia GTX8800
  • Intel Core2 Duo E6700
  • AMD Radeon HD2900
  • AMD Athlon64 X2 6000+

Recommended specs:

  • Processor: Intel Core i3-530 or AMD Phenom II X2 565 or better
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • Video Card: 1024 MB DirectX 11-compliant card with Shader Model 4.0 or higher

Example recommended hardware:

  • NVidia GTX480
  • Intel Core i3-530
  • AMD Radeon HD5770
  • AMD Phenom II X2 565

Hi-performance specs:

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-2600K or AMD FX-4150 or better
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Video Card: 1024 MB DirectX 11-compliant card with Shader Model 4.0 or higher

Example hi-performance hardware:

  • NVidia GTX680
  • Intel Core i7-2600K
  • AMD Radeon HD7970
  • AMD Bulldozer FX4150

The shark-punching sequel-in-name-only is due on 30th November in the UK, the previous day in the rest of Europe, and 4th December in the US on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.

If you want to check it out beforehand, Far Cry 3 will be at Eurogamer Expo later this week.

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