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From Software revise Dark Souls 3's PC system requirements

From Software revise Dark Souls 3's PC system requirements

Dark Souls 3 PC Graphical Options Menu has been Revealed

From Software revise Dark Souls 3's PC system requirements

 

From Software have released a new revised set of PC system requirements for Dark Souls 3, significantly raising the minimum CPU requirements and the high end GPU requirements. 

The revised specifications raise the minimum CPU requirements from a AMD A8 3870 and an i3 2100 to an i5 2500K and an AMD FX 6300, upping the requirements from an Intel Dual Core CPU to a Quad core CPU and from a AMD Quad core CPU to an AMD Hex Core CPU.  

 

Dark Souls 3 PC Graphical Options Menu has been Revealed

 

We can see below the new system requirements for Dark Souls 3, which have have significantly higher recommended GPU requirements, increasing the recommended GPUs from a GTX 750 and an R9 7850 to a GTX 970 and equivalent GPUs. 

The RAM requirements for the game remain unchanged, but the CPU requirements have a significant increase on the low end. On the high end the recommended Intel CPU remains unchanged, but the AMD CPU is raised from a FX 8150 to an AMD FX 8350. 

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1 64bit, Windows 8.1 64bit,
    Windows 10 64bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 2500 3.3GHz / AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti graphics card, ATI Radeon HD 6870 graphics card
  • DirectX: DirectX 11
  • Storage: At least 20 GB of free space
  • Soundcard: DirectX11 more than the sound card that supports

 

Recommended Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1 64bit, Windows 8.1 64bit, Windows 10 64bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i7 2600 3.4 GHz / AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or equivalent graphics card
  • DirectX: DirectX 11
  • Storage: At least 20 GB of free space
  • Soundcard: DirectX11 more than the sound card that supports
  • Controller: Xbox One controller, Xbox 360 Controller for Windows

 

Below are the original PC requirements for Dark Souls 3 for comparison.

 

The "You Died" spec:

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1 64bit, Windows 8.1 64bit Windows 10 64bit
  • Processor: AMD A8 3870 3.6 Ghz or Intel Core  i3 2100 3.1Ghz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 465 / ATI Radeon TM HD 6870
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 50 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 11 sound device

 

The "You Died, But That's a Pretty Nice PC You've Got There" spec:

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1 64bit, Windows 8.1 64bit Windows 10 64bit
  • Processor: AMD FX 8150 3.6 GHz or Intel Core i7 2600 3.4 GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750, ATI Radeon HD 7850
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 50 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 11 sound device

 

The game looks like it has also received a nice upgrade in graphical fidelity when compared to previous Dark Souls games, which is something that the series sorely needed since it is now on current generation consoles exclusively. 

 

You can join the discussion on Dark Souls 3's revised system requirements on the OC3D Forums

 

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Most Recent Comments

27-03-2016, 10:21:37

Giklab
Is the 50 -> 20GB disk requirement correct?Quote

27-03-2016, 10:27:19

WYP
Quote:
Originally Posted by Giklab View Post
Is the 50 -> 20GB disk requirement correct?
Yeah, initially From Software must have just made it the size of a standard Blu-Ray disk as a place holder.Quote
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