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Quake III Arena - What you will need to know

Requirements check for Quake III Arena - 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.


What we will cover in our guide


So, you're interested in Quake III Arena. 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 Quake III Arena 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?

What is Quake III Arena ?


Quake III Arena - System requirements - Game cover
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Quake III Arena is a video game developed by id Software, published by id Software, released on 02 - 12 - 1999 It falls under the following genre categories : Action FPS


Can I run Quake III Arena ?


If you were wondering "Can I run Quake III Arena 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 Quake III Arena

In order to be able to run Quake III Arena at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than Pentium® 233 Mhz MMX®processor with 8 MB Video Card Or Pentium II 266 Mhz processor with 4 MB Video Card Or AMD® 350 Mhz K6®-2 processor with 4 MB Video Card, more than 64 MB RAM, a GPU that is better ranked than 3-D Hardware Accelerator with full OpenGL® support , while the PC system is running on Windows 95/98/ NT 4.0 (with Service Pack 3) operating system .

If you really want to enjoy Quake III Arena at a higher level of gameplay smoothness, your system must run at with a CPU at least as good as Pentium® 233 Mhz MMX®processor with 8 MB Video Card Or Pentium II 266 Mhz processor with 4 MB Video Card Or AMD® 350 Mhz K6®-2 processor with 4 MB Video Card, more than 64 MB RAM, a GPU that performs better than 3-D Hardware Accelerator with full OpenGL® support , while the PC system is running on Windows 95/98/ NT 4.0 (with Service Pack 3) operating system, .

Check game system requirements for Quake III Arena


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 Quake III Arena.

Quake III Arena Minimum system specs

Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run Quake III Arena. 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 Quake III Arena

Necessary PC requirements

CPU Pentium® 233 Mhz MMX®processor with 8 MB Video Card Or Pentium II 266 Mhz processor with 4 MB Video Card Or AMD® 350 Mhz K6®-2 processor with 4 MB Video Card
RAM 64 MB RAM
GPU 3-D Hardware Accelerator with full OpenGL® support
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Operating system Windows 95/98/ NT 4.0 (with Service Pack 3) operating system
Storage 25 MB of uncompressed hard disk space for game files (Minimum Install), plus 45 MB for the Windows swap file

Optional requirements

Sound 100% DirectX 3.0 or higher compatible sound card
Optical Disk Drive Quad-speed CD-ROM drive (600 K/sec. sustained transfer rate)
Network connection Internet (TCP/IP) and LAN (TCP/IP and IPX) play supported Internet play requires a 100% Windows 95/98/NT 4.0-compatible 28.8 Kbps (or faster) modem
Screen resolution -


Recommended PC specs for Quake III Arena

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play Quake III Arena 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:

Necessary requirements


Optional

Sound 100% DirectX 3.0 or higher compatible sound card
Optical Disk Drive Quad-speed CD-ROM drive (600 K/sec. sustained transfer rate)
Network connection Internet (TCP/IP) and LAN (TCP/IP and IPX) play supported Internet play requires a 100% Windows 95/98/NT 4.0-compatible 28.8 Kbps (or faster) modem
Screen resolution -


Quake III Arena Information Card

Developer
id Software
Publisher
id Software
Genres
Action FPS
Release Date:
02 - 12 - 1999