Mass Effect System Requirements

12th August 2021 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows XP 32-bit
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.4GHz / AMD Athlon XP 2400+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon X1300 256MB or NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GS
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • HDD: 12 GB
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Windows XP 32-bit
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.66GHz / AMD Athlon 64 3700+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon X1800 Series 256MB or NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GTX
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • HDD: 12 GB
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
PC System Analysis For Mass Effect Requirements
To run Mass Effect on high graphics settings your PC will require at least a GeForce 7900 GTX / Radeon X1800 Series 256MB with a Pentium 4 2.66GHz or Athlon 64 3700+ CPU. 2 GB will also be needed to achieve the Mass Effect rec specs and get 60FPS. To be able to run at all you will need at least 1 GB system memory. Your GPU is expected to be able to deliver DirectX 9.00. We suggest a 16 year old PC to play smoothly.
FPS System Benchmark
200+ FPS
High
Graphics Card
8.85
How well optimised is Mass Effect for PC? 8.3
8.3
Where does Mass Effect rank in the list of the most demanding games?
Genres: RPG , Action
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Mass Effect System Requirements

Minimum
Recommended
Processor
Graphics Card
VRAM
RAM
1 GB
2 GB
OS
Windows XP 32-bit
Windows XP 32-bit
DirectX
9
9
HDD Space
12 GB
12 GB

Mass Effect PC Release Date:

6 Jun 2008

Alternative Game Tags: sam sheppard, sam shepherd, mass effects, masseffect 1
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11:51 Jun-03-2017
Can I run Mass Effect at 30FPS on low at 720p?
Pentium 4 2.8GHz Intel 82945G 4GB
75% of 4 people think this can run

Can I run ? On low with 25-30 fps stabily ???
Or can i Record with Fraps 20 fps ????

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17:42 Oct-16-2017

I voted no because... You might be able to barely run it on that GPU, but way lower than 720p.

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05:40 Apr-07-2017

why my cpu is always at 100% i don't have problem with any other game just with this one

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17:45 Oct-16-2017

It's the same with my laptop. I'm pretty sure it's just something with this game.

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06:15 Jun-27-2016

Will I run this in high setting smoothly?

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19:29 Jun-05-2015

fps and settings? o.o

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22:20 May-03-2015

What settings for me?

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22:23 May-03-2015

high setting enjoy :)

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22:24 May-03-2015

Thanks ;)

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15:39 Jan-09-2015

fps and settings please?

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21:50 Dec-27-2014

I can't even get a constant 60 fps maxed at 1080p with my rig. I don't think it runs well with new hardware. I bought the trilogy, hopefully the other two are better.

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23:20 Feb-08-2015

That is one hell of a rig you got there :o

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20:14 Sep-02-2015

I feel you bro... The game is really badly optimized when they made the PC port and I cannot even 45 fps in the citadel.

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02:59 Sep-12-2015

This message is quite old. I fixed it by disabling the Origin overlay.

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16:34 Dec-20-2014

Here is tip for everyone with weak rigs:



  1. Find how to open console

  2. Open console

  3. Type 'game unlit' without quotes

  4. ???????

  5. Profit

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11:43 Dec-20-2014

Can I max it at 1080p and get 60fps?

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16:31 Dec-20-2014

Yes, yes you can.

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18:34 Sep-02-2014

can i run this

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11:32 Sep-19-2014

yes you can

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01:34 Sep-27-2014

really?

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01:49 Sep-27-2014

yes just your gfx card will have some trouble so everything on lowest settings and resolution something like 1024x576 or somewere around there.

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00:26 Aug-02-2014

Can anyone tell me if I could run this at a decent frame rate on the low settings making it actually playable?

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11:34 Sep-19-2014

yea i think you can 35+fps on lowest maybe even tweked medium.

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15:13 Jun-28-2014

Can I run it on low settings (I have a laptop)?

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09:56 Jul-09-2014

I don't think you can, even on 800x600 with absolute minimums. My laptop doesn't get 30 fps with bare bones specs. Sorry man.

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07:54 Jun-09-2014

can i run it on ultra low with around 25fps ?

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12:50 Jun-17-2014

Yes I believe so but the game just runs like crap normally so make sure you give it some time when you test it out. ME2 and 3 are MUCH better running.

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10:47 Jun-18-2014

Ok , Thanks dude &#603

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18:36 May-26-2014

says it wont run but i still want to try so shuold it be fine on low with no AA?

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12:52 Jun-17-2014

I believe so but read my above comment on how the game runs.

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01:26 May-15-2014

What settings for me?

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18:21 May-24-2014

Medium settings

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16:46 May-05-2014

Can i run it and if i can what fps? :)

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18:23 May-24-2014

Medium settings no AA+

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18:46 Apr-24-2014

can i run it what FPS?

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08:39 May-01-2014

Low settings for 30-35 average FPS, :)

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15:25 Mar-29-2014

How should this run on max settings? Thanks! :)

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10:52 Apr-16-2014

Buddy, You can easily run on max settings at your native resolution. Enjoy ;)

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22:15 Mar-24-2014

Can i run it ?

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10:54 Apr-16-2014

Sorry Buddy, You cannot run this game because of your Graphic Card :(

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11:31 Mar-09-2014

Can i run this at max at 1920X1080?

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18:41 Mar-13-2014

Dont see why not, damn nice rig

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