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Minecraft PC Release date
EU Release Date:
Nov-11-2011
US Release Date:
Nov-11-2011
AU Release Date:
Nov-11-2011
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Genre
Sandbox
RPG
Adventure
Theme
Minecraft is available on PC
Independent Game
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MultiPlayer
Minecraft is designed to be played with other people or it is heavily bias towards that type of gameplay
Downloadable Content
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XBox 360 Game
Minecraft is available on the Microsoft XBox 360 console
Back of the Box
Minecraft is a sandbox game which allows players to build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D world. It is currently in development by Markus Persson, aka "Notch". The gameplay is inspired by Dwarf Fortress, RollerCoaster Tycoon, Dungeon Keeper, and especially Infiniminer. The game has two variants, Alpha and Classic, both with single- and multiplayer options. Classic includes only the building aspects of the game with unlimited blocks, while Alpha includes monsters and a much greater variety of crafting available, as well as requiring players to mine their own blocks. Alpha is currently the latest release of Minecraft, and plans to move into beta sometime in September 2010. Minecraft was developed for about a week before its public release on May 16, 2009 on the TIGSource forums, where it gained a considerable level of popularity. It has been continually updated since then.

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Minecraft System Requirements
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500 MB
GD RAM hardware score: 2
Win Xp 32
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1 GB
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1 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 2
Win Xp 32
DX 9
1 GB
FPS
Average Frames Per Second
Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
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Minecraft Gamer Feedback Results
  • Anti Aliasing
    CSAA 16x
    CSAA 8xQ
    MSAA 2x
    MSAA 8x
    FXAA
    MSAA 4x
    CSAA 32x
    CSAA 8x
    MLAA
    SMAA
    SSAA
    TXAA 2x
    TXAA 4x
    Mac OS
    Yes 100%
    Console Port
    Yes 24%
    No 76%
    Bindable Mouse Btns
    Yes
  • PC Optimised
    Yes 84%
    No 16%
    Sandbox Quality
    Great 92%
    Oculus Support
    Yes
    Frame per Sec Cap
    No 86%
  • What People Will Pay
    $25
    AMD optimised
    Yes 88%
    No 12%
    Nvidia optimised
    Yes 88%
    No 12%
    Game too Buggy
    No 98%
    Yes 2%
  • Good on Low graphics
    Yes 88%
    No 12%
    Upgrade PC for this
    Yes 62%
    No 38%
    Good Surround Sound
    Yes 82%
    No 18%
    Good Ending
    Yes 79%
    No 21%
  • Replayability
    Yes
    7.2 / 10
    Multiple Endings
    Yes 9%
    No 91%
    Time to Complete
    60 hours
    Best Control Scheme
    Mouse 94%
  • Game Difficulty
    Challenging 50%
    Sli/Crossfire Support
    No
    Non-skip Cutscenes
    No 98%
    Anytime Quick Save
    Yes
  • Worth Getting
    Yes 90%
    No 10%
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Settings and fps with best shaders and some mods?(maybe 100 :)) )

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settings and fps?

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Heuhue, Ultra Shaders, 16 chunks, 200 fps XD

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Only 200? damn.. I need to upgrade..

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For best performance install 64bit Java. Works wonders for me.

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High settings? :) Thanks

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Yes your rig is more than enough

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Thanks man c:

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Can i run it? What settings, resolution and how much fps :)

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Yes xD 1920x1080 @ Max everything besides 16 render distance should get 100+ fps in all worlds. You will find yourself hitting really high framerates (300+) in non-intense worlds, such as flat worlds or plot worlds. I recommend that you play with shaders actually. On normal settings with SEUS medium you should get steady 60+ fps.

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Hello! Just wondering, will it be possible to run shaders at a decent frame rate, with this current set-up? Thanks! (Res 1920x1080)

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I saw an R7 250 running the game with shaders at 40+ fps and I'm sure you can run it atleast 45+ fps. :)

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Can I run this game w/ shaders on a crowded server (eg. Mineplex) while recording?

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Yes, you may dip to 20-30fps for a few moments but other than that, pretty smooth.

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Can I have 100-200fps please

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Yes :)! Be sure to get optifine though and play normal settings.

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Settings i5 3230m2.6 ghz,HD 4000 6gb Ram

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You should get medium 30 fps :D this guy has basicaly EXACTLY your pc, so you can take a look at the fps: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXtqbTxkNag

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exactly how his pc is like mine his cpu is lowvoltage this has stock 2.6 ghz up to 3.2 and im sure i didnt get 30 fps lol its over 60 think before u reply noob!

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I guessed a little lower than I would normally as you didn't let me in on your resolution, and fps will vary depending on world. And also, in both the cases on the video and in your case, both of you have the same GPU and both of you are bottlenecked by your GPU, meaning that the CPU difference won't be notable. I suggest that you think before you post, your reputation is going down quickly.

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a little lower than would normally ha everything you write is lower than whats expected…

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reputation? yea 2 only you have 54…

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You don't have 2. You have -2. This shows you have annoyed more people than just me. Please get off game-debate if you aren't going to contribute/be a good sport.

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i think you should get off game-debate Retard

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This conversation is over ;)

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yea gtfo

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yh i have a **ty pc but i will buy a new one soon so i gotto play with this until then so on wich settings?

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As of now, you will definitely have to lower the settings all the way down and play in a small window with optifine for 10-30fps. If you need any help on finding a PC, for sure tell me and I'd love to help ^_^!

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okay thx ^^

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okay, so I don't know if that is a yes/no on the pc help, but either way, here is some pc's I found that range from $400-$580:


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=83-227-597
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=83-227-537
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883227595

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Option 1: alright pc performance, 70+ fps on medium, 720p.
Option 2: Awesome pc performance, 190+ fps on medium, 720p.
Option 3: perfect pc performance, 500+ fps on medium, 720p


I'd go for option 3, as it offers 7x the performance and costs only $180 more. Also, Shaders won't be a problem on option #3.

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and why would anyone play on 720p?PC MASTER RACE

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Build a PC Yourself or someone else do it fo you and you Will Get more for the money

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