Minecraft System Requirements

12th August 2021 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • •CPU: Intel Core i3-3210 3.2 GHz / AMD A8-7600 APU 3.1 GHz or equivalent
  • •RAM: 4GB
  • •GPU (Integrated): Intel HD Graphics 4000 (Ivy Bridge) or AMD Radeon R5 series (Kaveri line) with OpenGL 4.4*
  • •GPU (Discrete): Nvidia GeForce 400 Series or AMD Radeon HD 7000 series with OpenGL 4.4
  • •HDD: At least 1GB for game core, maps and other files
 

Official Recommended Requirements

  • •CPU: Intel Core i5-4690 3.5GHz / AMD A10-7800 APU 3.5 GHz or equivalent
  • •RAM: 8GB
  • •GPU: GeForce 700 Series or AMD Radeon Rx 200 Series (excluding integrated chipsets) with OpenGL 4.5
  • •HDD: 4GB (SSD is recommended)
PC System Analysis For Minecraft Requirements
To run Minecraft on high graphics settings your PC will require at least a GeForce GTX 750 / Radeon R7 260X with a Core i5-4690 3.5GHz or APU A10-7800 Quad-Core CPU. 8 GB will also be needed to achieve the Minecraft rec specs and get 60FPS. To be able to run at all you will need at least 4 GB system memory. Your GPU is expected to be able to deliver DirectX 9.00. We suggest a 8 year old PC to play smoothly.
FPS System Benchmark
200+ FPS
High
Graphics Card
8.68
How well optimised is Minecraft for PC? 6.6
6.6
Where does Minecraft rank in the list of the most demanding games?

System Requirements Report for Minecraft

Recommended Graphics Setting: High

Processor:

Intel Core i7-10875H 8-Core 2.30GHz
9.7

Graphics Card:

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q
9.7

RAM:

16GB
9.9

Report Analysis

GPU Performance:

To summarise, GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q graphics cards can smoothly run this game, bu... [ Login for our full GPU Analysis ]

System Requirements Performance

Minimum System Requirements
Processor Intel Core i3-3210 3.2GHz AMD APU A8-7600 Quad-Core
Graphics Card Nvidia GeForce GT 710 Intel Intel HD Graphics 4000 Desktop
RAM 4 GB
Recommended System Requirements
Processor Intel Core i5-4690 3.5GHz AMD APU A10-7800 Quad-Core
Graphics Card Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 AMD Radeon R7 260X
RAM 8 GB

Projected FPS (Premium Feature)

Minecraft System Requirements

Minimum
Recommended
Processor
Graphics Card
VRAM
RAM
4 GB
8 GB
OS
Windows 7 32-bit
Windows 10 64-bit
DirectX
9
9
HDD Space
1 GB
4 GB

Minecraft PC Release Date:

11 Nov 2011

Alternative Game Tags: mine craft, notch, Minecraft PC, Minecraft System Requirements
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23:51 Nov-18-2021

Intel Core i5-8300H 4 core 2.30GHz


nvidia geforce gtx 1050 ti 4 gb


32gb

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23:52 Nov-18-2021

1st time doing this, Can I run minecraft at 60dps on medium at 720P

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Can I run Minecraft at 60FPS on High at 1080p?
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Can I run Minecraft at 60FPS on Medium at 1080p?
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22:21 Oct-15-2021

You could even go at least 100+ FPS, Ultra, and at 4K easily

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Can I run Minecraft at 60FPS on high at 1440p?
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Also with KUDA shaders, and Fancy graphics. If not, Medium graphics settings. Write a comment that you voted Yes for Medium graphics settings (if you did).

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21:25 May-03-2021
Can I run Minecraft at 30FPS on medium at 720p?
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Can I run without severe lag?

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04:05 Dec-26-2020

If anyone wants more performance over shaders, I recommend mods like Sodium, Phospur and LithiumBear in mind that these three aren't compatible with Optifine and Forge.

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23:19 Jul-17-2019

These requirments are so incorrect, website should renew them... :(

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With RTX SEUS' Shader pack on high/ultra settings

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14:13 Jun-21-2019

Neat.

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Can I run Minecraft at 30FPS on low at 1080p?
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Can I run ? without lag or stutter?

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18:06 Feb-03-2019
Can I run Minecraft at 30FPS on low at 720p?
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I can run pubg at ultra 4k 120fps so can I run this?

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03:57 Mar-04-2019

I voted yes because...

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I voted yes because...

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13:16 Oct-29-2021

OMG 64GB OF RAM

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Can I run Minecraft at 30FPS on low at 720p?
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15:33 Nov-16-2018

you need at least an rtx 2080ti to run it at low 30 720p

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10:35 Feb-13-2019

no you need 4 rtx 2080ti to run 480p at 15 fps

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13:43 Feb-23-2019

No, you need 8x Titan RTX to run 144p at 1FPS

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22:10 Aug-18-2020

clean Minecraft Yes. SEUS, BSL shaders yes. SEUS PTGI 10FPS. (I've got the same GPU but other Mini ITX edition)

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16:51 Jul-19-2018

without mods yes with them i dont think, maby bec of much better cpu, i tryed few texture mods and it drops me down to 40fps on 1200p

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13:45 Feb-23-2019

You need 8x Titan RTX to run 144p at 1FPS


It's a joke!

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00:42 Jul-20-2018

I voted yes because...minecrafts a low end game i am pretty positive that it will run that

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