Half-Life
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Half-Life is a science fiction first-person shooter video game developed by Valve Software, the company's debut product and the first in the Half-Life series. First released by Sierra Studios on November 19, 1998, the game was also released for the PlayStation 2 on November 14, 2001. In Half-Life, players assume the role of Dr. Gordon Freeman, a theoretical physicist who must fight his way out of a secret underground research facility, whose research and experiments into teleportation technology have gone disastrously wrong.
Half-Life System Requirements
5 Jun 2018 - Specs reviewed
Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 1.6GHz / AMD Athlon MP
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 2350 Pro or NVIDIA GeForce 9100
  • System Memory: 256 MB RAM
  • Storage: 2 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
 
Recommended Requirements
  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 1.6GHz / AMD Athlon MP
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 2350 Pro or NVIDIA GeForce 9100
  • System Memory: 256 MB RAM
  • Storage: 2 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For Half-Life Requirements
You need a Pentium 4 1.6GHz or Athlon MP processor coupled with a GeForce 9100 to run Half-Life system requirements at recommended. You can expect to get around 60FPS at 1080p screen res on high graphics settings with this hardware. System memory required for Half-Life is 256 MB performance memory. System memory for min is 256 MB. Recommended needs around a 12 year old PC to run.
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200+ FPS
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How well optimised is Half-Life for PC? Half-Life is excellently optimized
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Genres: Shooter, Sci fi
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Half-Life PC Release Date:

19 Nov 1998

Alternative Game Tags: HalfLife, HalfLife 1, Half-Life requirements, half life 1
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