Requirements check for Minecraft - full specifications. Can I run it? Can I have a smooth game experience with my current PC gaming setup? we'll cover that in the following paragraphs.
We got you covered - after you've read the system requirements below, you will know if your gaming PC will be able to run or not the game.
So, you're interested in Minecraft. On this page we will we covering all the information we have on it - from gaming minimum requirements to recommended requirements for a smooth gaming experience, videos and comments for the game.
Will Minecraft run on an Intel or AMD CPU? Do I need an NVIDIA GTX gpu to run it or a Radeon? Is the game Ryzen compatible?
Minecraft is a video game developed by Mojang, published by Mojang, released on 18 - 11 - 2011 It falls under the following genre categories : Action Survival
If you were wondering "Can I run Minecraft on my PC?", we will help you to get the answer.
Further on, we will explain what are the minimum and recommended PC gaming system requirements ( otherwise known as sys req ) for Minecraft
In order to be able to run Minecraft at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than Intel Core i3-3210 / AMD A8-7600 APU or equivalent, more than 4 GB (2GB free), a GPU that is better ranked than Integrated , while the PC system is running on Windows 7 or later, OS X 10.9 Maverick, Linux .
If you really want to enjoy Minecraft at a higher level of gameplay smoothness, your system must run at with a CPU at least as good as Intel Core i5-4690 / AMD A10-7800 or equivalent, more than 8 GB (4GB free), a GPU that performs better than GeForce 700 Series or AMD Radeon Rx 200 Series (excluding integrated chipsets) with OpenGL 4.5 , while the PC system is running on Windows 10 or later, OS X 10.12 Sierra, Linux, .
In order to have a clearer view of what the game need in order to run, we created 2 simple lists which you can consult quickly to see if your PC gaming setup is good enough for the Minecraft.
Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run Minecraft. Some of them are necessary for the game to run but a part of them are not that important. If you meet the necessary ones, those will do. You can see which are which in the table below. Just remember these are the minimum specs to run Minecraft
|CPU||Intel Core i3-3210 / AMD A8-7600 APU or equivalent|
|RAM||4 GB (2GB free)|
|Operating system||Windows 7 or later, OS X 10.9 Maverick, Linux|
|Storage||~180 MB for program data, though worlds can drastically increase this amount. 1 GB should be enough for a normal amount of maps, resource packs, etc.|
|Optical Disk Drive||-|
|Network connection||Internet access is required for multiplayer, unless the server is on the LAN.|
The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play Minecraft the best frame rate. Again, some of them are necessary for the game but a part of them are not that important. You can see which are which in the table below:
|CPU||Intel Core i5-4690 / AMD A10-7800 or equivalent|
|RAM||8 GB (4GB free)|
|GPU||GeForce 700 Series or AMD Radeon Rx 200 Series (excluding integrated chipsets) with OpenGL 4.5|
|Operating system||Windows 10 or later, OS X 10.12 Sierra, Linux|
|Optical Disk Drive||-|