Counter-Strike: Global Offensive System Requirements

12th August 2021 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows® 7/Vista/XP
  • Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E6600 or AMD Phenom™ X3 8750 processor or better
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Video card must be 256 MB or more and should be a DirectX 9-compatible with support for Pixel Shader 3.0
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 15 GB available space
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 32-bit
  • Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core E5700 3GHz / AMD Phenom 8750 Triple-Core
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6670 or NVIDIA GeForce GT 630
  • VRAM: 512MB
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • HDD: 7.6 GB
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
PC System Analysis For Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Requirements
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive requires at least a Radeon HD 6670 or GeForce GT 630 to meet recommended requirements running on high graphics setting, with 1080p resolution. This hardware should achieve 60FPS. System memory required for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is 2 GB performance memory. Taking a look at the min reqs you will require a Radeon HD 6450 graphics card with a Core 2 Duo E6600 2.4GHz or Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3600+ processor to reach the minimum Counter-Strike: Global Offensive specs, run on low graphics setting and 720p. Recommended needs around a 10 year old PC to run.
FPS System Benchmark
200+ FPS
High
Graphics Card
8.23
How well optimised is Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for PC? 8.8
8.8
Where does Counter-Strike: Global Offensive rank in the list of the most demanding games?
Genres: Shooter

System Requirements Report for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Recommended Graphics Setting: High

Processor:

Intel Core i7-10870H 8-Core 2.20GHz
97

Graphics Card:

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q
97

RAM:

16GB
99

Report Analysis

GPU Performance:

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System Requirements Performance

Minimum System Requirements
Processor Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2.4GHz AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3600+
Graphics Card Nvidia GeForce GT 420 AMD Radeon HD 6450
RAM 1 GB
Recommended System Requirements
Processor Intel Pentium Dual Core E5700 3GHz AMD Phenom 8750 Triple-Core
Graphics Card Nvidia GeForce GT 630 AMD Radeon HD 6670
RAM 2 GB

Projected FPS (Premium Feature)

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive System Requirements

Minimum
Recommended
Processor
Graphics Card
VRAM
256MB
512MB
RAM
1 GB
2 GB
OS
Windows XP 32-bit
Windows 7 32-bit
DirectX
9
9
HDD Space
7.6 GB
7.6 GB

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive PC Release Date:

21 Aug 2012

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Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at 60FPS on ultra at 1080p?
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Can I run it on my PC? The Q6600 is OCed @3GHz.

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21:14 Mar-29-2019

You'll be able to run it, but 60 FPS for a competitive game like this definitely won't be enough, if you'll try 120+fps, you'll understand why.

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19:11 Mar-09-2019

welp, it says that i can run it normally on high settings, but i can get only 70 fps with lowest settings, 640x480 and on a de_mirage

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Can I run at 144FPS minimum at 1440x1080 on dust2?

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Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at 30FPS on low at 720p?
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08:07 Oct-27-2018

Since the new update, this game feels very heavy.

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18:59 Sep-29-2018

100-120fps on ultra with 1050

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Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at 60FPS on medium at 720p?
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I think that with this rig it should be able to run atleast 100+fps on minimum settings.Im getting 25,30 fps on all low,lowest res,aa off everything off...Can anybody help me figure what the problem is ?

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18:42 Feb-21-2019

Try to turn off in BIOS Cool&Quiet,

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19:58 Jul-20-2018

Can I run this on 720p with low/medium settings?

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Can I run ? If yes then at what settings?

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19:00 Sep-29-2018

768p medium settings 70-90 fps

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10:32 Nov-30-2018

thanks

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12:46 Jun-09-2018

core 2 duo e8400 3.0 ghz 3 GB ram DDR3 GPU= Amd 5450 512mb cani i run this game

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07:12 May-25-2018

you can max this game out even at 4k and still getting above 80 fps so dont worry about this game xD.

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Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at 60FPS on low at 720p?
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01:41 Apr-28-2018

maybe not at 60 fps but playable

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06:20 Apr-28-2018

ok,at system requirement tool writea as high fps is 85

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