Diablo III [PC]
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Diablo III PC Release date
EU Release Date:
May-15-2012
US Release Date:
May-15-2012
AU Release Date:
May-15-2012
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Genre
Action
Theme
Fantasy
Diablo III is available on PC
Direct X
Diablo III has the option of advanced Direct X which usually result in enhanced graphics. If your system is not good enough for these higher levels of DX the game should still run ok
Co-op Game
Diablo III has a co-op mode so you can play with your mates on the same side, usually through the main story mode
Gamepad
Diablo III can be played with a gamepad or Xbox 360 controller
XBox 360 Game
Diablo III is available on the Microsoft XBox 360 console
PS3 Game
Diablo III is available on the Sony PS3 console
Back of the Box
Two decades have passed since the demonic lords, Diablo, Mephisto, and Baal, set out across the world of Sanctuary on a vicious rampage, twisting humanity to their unholy will. Yet for those who battled the Prime Evils, the memory fades slowly.
When Deckard Cain returns to the ruins of Tristram Cathedral seeking clues to defeat new stirrings of evil, a fiery harbinger of doom falls from the heavens, striking the very ground where Diablo once entered the world. This fire from the sky reawakens ancient evils and calls the heroes of Sanctuary to defend the mortal world against the rising powers of the Burning Hells once again.

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Diablo III System Requirements
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2 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 4
Win Vista 32
DX 9
12 GB
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Recommended Requirements
2 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 4
Win Vista 32
DX 9
12 GB
FPS
Average Frames Per Second
Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
Premium Only FPS
Ultra Setting
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8.2

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The latest system requirements News for Diablo III
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Full system requirements for Diablo III reported on Sep-08-2011

Here is a big one we have all been waiting for. Diablo 3 system requirements have been revealed through the Beta launch.

Lets just get in there and have a look at what Diablo III requirements look like shall we...

Diablo 3 Minimum System Requirements

PC Requirements
OS: Windows® XP/Windows Vista® / Windows® 7 (Latest Service Packs) with DirectX® 9.0c

CPU: Intel Pentium® D 2.8 GHz / AMD AthlonTM 64 X2 4400+

GFX: NVIDIA® GeForce® 7800 GT or ATI Radeon™ X1950 Pro or better

Mac Requirements

OS: Mac® OS X 10.6.8 or newer

CPU: Intel® Core 2 Duo

GFX: NVIDIA® GeForce® 8600M GT or ATI Radeon™ HD 2600 or better

All Platforms
HDD: 12 GB available Hard Drive Space

RAM: 1 GB RAM (1.5 GB required for Windows Vista® / Windows® 7 users, 2 GB for Mac® users)

Other: Broadband Internet connection and 1024x768 minimum display resolution

(Note:  Be advised that some wireless connections do not meet the minimums required to be a true Broadband Internet connecton.  Wireless results may vary.)


Diablo 3 Recommended System Requirements

PC Requirements

OS: Windows Vista®/Windows® 7 (Latest Service Packs)

CPU: Intel® Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz / AMD AthlonTM 64 X2 5600+ 2.8 GHz

RAM: 2 GB

GFX: NVIDIA® GeForce® 260 / ATI Radeon™ HD 4870 or better

Mac Requirements

OS: Mac® OS X 10.7 or newer

CPU: Intel® Core 2 Duo

RAM: 2 GB

GFX: NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 330M / ATI Radeon™ HD 4670 or better

So as we can see when we are aiming for the Diablo 3 recommended system requirements it is looking to require a reasonably powerful graphics card to hit the mark. The CPUs are fairly standard dual cores and the RAM is still only 2GB. So maybe a few people will need to consider a FX upgrade but all in all it should be accessible to most. We have put together our GD adjusted requirements for Diablo 3 below which is what our requirements tool will be based on but as always we will be looking to you to report your real world findings to helps us refine this data. If you are fortunate enough to get on the Beta or once you get to play this then dont forget to check your Frames Per Second and report your figures on our Diablo III ratings page

GD Adjusted Diablo 3 System Requirements

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2.4GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5600+

RAM: 2 GB

GFX: NVIDIA® GeForce GT 140 / ATI Radeon HD 3870 or better

 

A big thanks to our member Skynight for getting this data to us. Always appreciated. Remember you can email me with any new release system requirement data from a reliable source and we will get GD updated asap with your findings.

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5iktas
09:55 Apr-21-2014
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Can I run this game smoothly? and what fps for which resolution

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mattlandry1
21:51 Apr-21-2014
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Yeah low would probably be smooth and medium may be playable.

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5iktas
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thx for answer!

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jm1024
03:37 Apr-20-2014
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can i run this game smoothly? and if i can what settings/resolution

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mattlandry1
06:01 Apr-20-2014
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Atleast medium smooth I'd say but probably high.

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jm1024
07:25 Apr-20-2014
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50 fps +? on med

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Zyndryx13
10:59 Apr-20-2014
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definitely.

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jm1024
21:43 Apr-20-2014
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uh there is no med settings in this game ;p only low or high

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02:56 Apr-21-2014
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Medium would be in between that then. I thought I remembered a medium just a couple settings are low or high. Definitely enough settings to make a medium lol

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23:53 Apr-16-2014
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What settings & fps in 1366x768 recording?

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mattlandry1
00:35 Apr-17-2014
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50+FPS without recording and with recording I think you would be smooth at medium. Maybe high tweaked

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Thank you

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What settings & FPS please ?

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mattlandry1
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Lol max max max 60FPS

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ghostboy0090
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max 60+ fps

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mrtaaco123
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Hey what seetings and FPS please :D im upgrading t0 770 soon but what can i do with this

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Zyndryx13
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maxed out 60+ FPS

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mattlandry1
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Yeah the video card kind of worries me it seems like it might bottleneck a bit but the CPU and RAM might make up for it. I would upgrade that CPU to something

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mattlandry1
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$100+ to get the most out of that rig. for $100 you can get something rated 75%-100% better than what you have now if you don't shop like an idiot :P

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Demonwing
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Settings for smooth gameplay please.

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mattlandry1
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High-Max at native res :) if max isn't fully smooth I would go max tweaked or upgrade your GPU to something around $100 if you can't spend a lot and you're gold

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Demonwing
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Thanks! :)

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Zyndryx13
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Settings and FPS for me?

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mattlandry1
20:55 Apr-03-2014
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low-med 40+. If you get another 2GB of RAM you should be med-high

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Zyndryx13
18:28 Apr-05-2014
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Thanks bro

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Zyndryx13
12:23 Apr-14-2014
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just got another 3 gig and a new GPU

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Nice med-high should be good to go for you now! A low quad core could probably max you out. I can go max with my specs.

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StoneColdheart
18:10 Mar-29-2014
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Settings and FPS?

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mattlandry1
00:22 Apr-01-2014
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Should be good for atleast medium 40-60FPS. Video card is just holding your PC back a bit but if you get a $100 GPU you should be good for MAX.

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StoneColdheart
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Well it's a laptop and the graphics are integrated, so I'd have to buy an entirely new PC with dedicated graphics. Oh well.

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Meee too…

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mattlandry1
22:25 Apr-02-2014
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Oh sorry I didn't clue in haha yeah that's the crappy thing about laptops with integrated graphics. Should still run ok on medium though don't worry!

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Can I run this comfortably with good FPS at low-medium settings?

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00:24 Apr-01-2014
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Atleast mediumish-low I'd say comfortable. Blizzard games always run great and utilize hardware well. With an upgraded GPU you could probably go MAX!

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Thanks!

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MrOZZ98
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I get a lot of random fps drops, shouldn't I be able to play it on max? :)

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xifinx
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You should do you have ssd or a spare usb stick (16 or 32 gb atleast)? I fixed this just by copying d3 folder to my usb stick and starting it there.

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MrOZZ98
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I dont have a ssd and no clean usb that big either. Thank for the advice though, I'll figure something out :)

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