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
96

Graphics Card:

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q
97

RAM:

16GB
99

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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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14:06 Dec-26-2016
Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on low?
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14:16 Dec-26-2016

I feel like this GPU might have a bit of trouble with the game buddy.
Doing some research showing it struggles with CS:S

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06:40 Dec-25-2016
Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at 60FPS on ultra at 1080p?
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12:54 Dec-26-2016

Maybe 40-50 FPS

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21:48 Jan-30-2017

I voted yes because... maybe 30 fps

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22:52 Feb-04-2017

When ever you're going to play csgo, you will tweak alot of settings, i think you will be able to find playable settings for the game, game takes more then you think

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21:52 Dec-24-2016

You dont need much to run CS:GO

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12:31 Dec-20-2016
Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at 60FPS?
Core i3-4170 3.7GHz GeForce GT 730 4GB
100% of 14 people think this can run

Can I run ?pls tell me what settinvs for 60 fps on my rig

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15:04 Dec-16-2016

I play this game on high (only FXAA; Bloom disabled) and in certain maps I get 18.
Why? I think that is the font that causes the problem (Delta 250 W). Is it?

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12:55 Dec-11-2016
Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on medium at 720p?
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13:52 Dec-11-2016

You'll get very low fps on medium settings..Go with lowest setting maybe you can reach 50fps..

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10:10 Dec-04-2016
Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at 60FPS on medium at 720p?
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71% of 7 people think this can run

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Can I run it high with 40+ fps?

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Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on low?
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04:59 Nov-19-2016
Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on low?
Core i5-6400T 2.2GHz GeForce 930MX 2GB 8GB
92% of 12 people think this can run

Need to run 160+ at all low, no AA, 4:3 max

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Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive?
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Can I run Counter-Strike g?oba offensive with minim 50 fps on medium ?
and i have 8 Gb RAM :)

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20:24 Oct-28-2016

I can run this at medium with my sh!1 computer

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23:58 Oct-19-2016
Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at 60FPS on ultra at 4k?
Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition 16GB
84% of 19 people think this can run

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16:51 Oct-26-2016

No.

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14:56 Oct-10-2016
Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at 60FPS on high at 1080p?
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22:01 Oct-01-2016
Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive?
Athlon X4 750K Radeon HD 6850 8GB
81% of 16 people think this can run

Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at low settings smoothly ?
Is it worth buying for me ?
Laptop specs are: Intel Penitum Quad-Core N3540 2.16 Ghz
Nvidia Geforce 820M 1GB
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11:19 Oct-10-2016

yes u can. ur PC is almost as good as mine.. I can run it on ultra without any lag

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22:57 Sep-26-2016
Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at 30FPS on low at 720p?
Atom S1220 1.6GHz Intel HD Graphics 3000 Desktop 2GB
40% of 20 people think this can run

It's An Atom Z3735F With The Speed Of 1.33 Ghz

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Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at 60FPS on ultra at 4k?
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14:40 Oct-08-2016

I voted no because there is no way you have an i7 7700k at the time of posting this question.

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09:41 Oct-09-2016

lol 100% legit m8

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Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at 30FPS on medium at 720p?
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Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, with at least 30 fps in 1280x720?

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19:29 Nov-20-2016

Try overclocking its core to 40%.. it should run 30fps on high and 60fps on medium at 720p.

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Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at 60FPS on ultra at 1080p?
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67% of 21 people think this can run

Can i ? xD

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Can i :D?

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Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at 60FPS on low at 720p?
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Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive?
or how much fps ?

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