The Witcher III System Requirements

12th August 2021 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • CPU: Intel CPU Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz/AMD CPU Phenom II X4 940
  • GPU: Nvidia GPU GeForce GTX 660/AMD GPU Radeon HD 7870
  • HDD Space: 40GB
  • RAM: 6GB
  • DirectX: 11
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7 or 64-bit Windows 8 (8.1)
 

Official Recommended Requirements

  • CPU: Intel CPU Core i7 3770 3.4 GHz/AMD CPU AMD FX-8350 4 GHz
  • GPU: Nvidia GPU GeForce GTX 770/AMD GPU Radeon R9 290
  • HDD Space: 40GB
  • RAM: 8GB
  • DirectX: 11
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7 or 64-bit Windows 8 (8.1)
PC System Analysis For The Witcher III Requirements
Your PC will need a graphics card thats as powerful as a GeForce GTX 770/Radeon R9 290 and it should be paired with either a FX-8350/Core i7-3770 4-Core 3.4GHz CPU to match the The Witcher III recommended system specs. This PC setup will deliver 60 Frames Per Second on High graphics settings on 1080p monitor resolution. You should also have 6 GB system memory for min specs. You will require a DirectX 11.00 GPU. In short you need a 9 year old PC for best The Witcher III performance.
FPS System Benchmark
107 FPS
High
Graphics Card
8.96
How well optimised is The Witcher III for PC? 9.1
9.1
Where does The Witcher III rank in the list of the most demanding games?
Genres: RPG , Adventure

System Requirements Report for The Witcher III

Recommended Graphics Setting: High

Processor:

Intel Core i7-9750H 6-Core 2.6GHz
92

Graphics Card:

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q
80

RAM:

16GB
99

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GPU Performance:

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System Requirements Performance

Minimum System Requirements
Processor Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz AMD Phenom II X4 940
Graphics Card Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 AMD Radeon HD 7870
RAM 6 GB
Recommended System Requirements
Processor Intel Core i7-3770 4-Core 3.4GHz AMD FX-8350
Graphics Card Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 AMD Radeon R9 290
RAM 8 GB

Projected FPS (Premium Feature)

The Witcher III System Requirements

Minimum
Recommended
Processor
Graphics Card
VRAM
RAM
6 GB
8 GB
OS
Windows 7 64-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
DirectX
11
11
HDD Space
40 GB
40 GB

The Witcher III PC Release Date:

19 May 2015

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Xbox Xbox One
PlayStation 4 PlayStation 4
Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

146 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB

145.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080

139.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB

125.7 FPS

Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB

118.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

118 FPS

Radeon RX 5700 8GB

116.4 FPS

Radeon VII 16GB

112 FPS

Radeon RX 5600 XT 6GB

111.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 6GB

100.9 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB

93.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080

93 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air 8GB

88 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Ti

87 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB

84 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB

82 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB

79.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070

75 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB

72 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB

72 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB

71 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660

69.8 FPS

Radeon RX 580 8GB

66.7 FPS

Radeon RX 580 4GB

66.3 FPS

Radeon R9 FURY X 4GB

63 FPS

Radeon RX 570 4GB

57.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 980 4GB

57 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060

54 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 3GB

51 FPS

Radeon RX 5500M 4GB

49.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB

48 FPS

Radeon R9 390

47 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650

45.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 3080 Ti

143.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 3080

136.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 3070

118.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB

113 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080

109.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB

99 FPS

Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB

89.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 Super 8GB

88.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 6GB

80.2 FPS

Radeon RX 5700 8GB

79.5 FPS

Radeon RX 5600 XT 6GB

77.3 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB

75.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB

74.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070

69.2 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB

61.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB

59.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB

57.6 FPS

Radeon RX 580 8GB

53.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB

50 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB

50 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060

47.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 3080 Ti

110.4 FPS

GeForce RTX 3080

100.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 3070

95.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

94.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

65.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080

59.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB

58.7 FPS

Radeon VII 16GB

57.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2070

51 FPS

Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB

50.2 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air XT 8GB

49.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air 8GB

46 FPS

Radeon RX 5700 8GB

44.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080

43 FPS

Radeon RX 5600 XT 6GB

42.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 6GB

39.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB

34.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB

33.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660

29.8 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB

27 FPS

Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB

27 FPS

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01:07 Dec-22-2016
Can I run The Witcher III at 30FPS on medium at 1080p?
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08:20 Dec-22-2016

Yes you can, medium settings @1080p with lowering 4 settings
Foliage Visibility Range low
Grass Density low
shadows low
hairworks off
Do all that and you will be good sitting around 40-60 fps

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02:08 Dec-20-2016
Can I run The Witcher III at 30FPS on low at 720p?
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08:13 Dec-20-2016

Yes you can run it, medium settings 45 fps average @1080p and these settings to be able to have better performance
Foliage Visibility Range low
Grass Density low
shadows low
hairworks off

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22:34 Dec-19-2016
Can I run The Witcher III?
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08:10 Dec-20-2016

Yes you can, medium settings at your resolution 40-60 fps with lowering 4 settings
Foliage Visibility Range low
Grass Density low
shadows low
hairworks off

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01:15 Dec-19-2016
Can I run The Witcher III at 60FPS on ultra at 1080p?
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My system appears to be in the green, but what do you think?

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10:08 Dec-19-2016

not ultra, your card can't handle it, the best settings for you would be medium to high settings 40-60 fps or medium for 60 fps @1080p or tweak high settings with 60 fps :
Foliage Visibility Range low-medium
Grass Density low-medium
shadows low-medium
hairworks off
you choose what you want

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22:36 Dec-18-2016
Can I run The Witcher III at 30FPS on medium at 1080p?
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10:11 Dec-19-2016

medium settings with 60 fps @1080p

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Can I run The Witcher III?
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Can I run ? FPS?

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09:00 Dec-16-2016

medium settings->hairworks off, shadows low, grass density low and foliage visibility range low, everything else medium at 1080p with 40-60 fps

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21:10 Dec-14-2016
Can I run The Witcher III at 30FPS on low at 1080p?
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Laptop... -_- i know.... but can i run?
Btw it's the 4GB version of 960M, just haven't updated on my rig settings. If that makes any difference :)

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08:43 Dec-15-2016

of course it makes any difference 2gb vram more means more graphics up to load and less ram usage so you could run it medium settings 45-60 fps at 1080p, 30 fps on high settings so you can choose what you like more graphics or better fps, it's up to you

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13:16 Dec-15-2016

I meant if that makes any difference considering it's a laptop gpu, so it's significantly weaker than a desktop version. I will actually be surprised if i could get 50 fps on medium, will give it a try tomorrow. Thank you for your response!

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08:58 Dec-16-2016

i know it's a laptop gpu and there is a big difference with gtx 960m and a gtx 960, anyway the witcher is very good optimized so you will expect good fps on medium settings, if you don't believe go watch some youtube's videos with the same specs laptop as yours

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Can I run The Witcher III at 30FPS on high at 1080p?
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08:14 Dec-12-2016

it's better to stick on medium settings to have a good average fps (hairworks off) at 1080p you will expect 30-50

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Can I run The Witcher III at 60FPS on high at 1080p?
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21:55 Dec-11-2016

i think ultra should be fine with 60 fps at 1080p but hey if you got any trouble lower Foliage Visibility Range
Grass Density
and Shadows all to medium settings

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14:09 Dec-12-2016

Sounds good thanks alot! :)

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06:11 Dec-11-2016

Any chance I can run this if so at what settings.

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06:46 Dec-11-2016

any chance? you think your pc is slow? with gtx 970 you can play games high-ultra settings especialy this one you can on high to ultra 50-60 fps at 1080p

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Can I run The Witcher III at 30FPS on medium at 720p?
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Can I run ? 1280x1024

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06:47 Dec-11-2016

medium settings 30-60 fps maybe you will get at 720p

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12:00 Dec-11-2016

Can I get 60fps If I lowers setting at the same resolution(1280x1024)?

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13:54 Dec-11-2016

Yes you can.Keep nvidia hairworks off.Shadows on low settings,watter put on low,texture can be high,detail medium,terrain medium other put on low settings and you'll probablly reach nice fps.

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16:57 Dec-06-2016
Can I run The Witcher III at 60FPS on ultra at 1080p?
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09:58 Dec-07-2016

I get constant 60 fps on ultra

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06:48 Dec-11-2016

of course ultra settings 60 fps at 1080p

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Can I run The Witcher III at 30FPS on low?
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15:09 Dec-04-2016

I am playing on 900p with medium settings everything off with steady fps so I if you can oc that GPU 10-15% you can achive bigger fps on low settings.But you can play this game.Gl

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21:38 Dec-04-2016

thx, my monitor is 900p so i am always gonna play at that resolution ;) thanx

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19:56 Dec-03-2016
Can I run The Witcher III at 60FPS on high at 1080p?
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23:18 Dec-04-2016

You might have to have some medium settings in order to get that 60 fps.

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10:48 Dec-03-2016

Simply masterpiece

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Can I run The Witcher III at 60FPS on ultra at 4k?
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My dad build me this pc and i was wandering if i can run the witcher on these settings?

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12:42 Nov-29-2016

No you can't. -.-

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23:21 Dec-04-2016

So how did your dad build you that system with a processor that isn't even released yet.

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17:30 Dec-06-2016

Not your dad, hope your son will build with this upcoming cpu

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21:12 Dec-06-2016

You do know he said "My dad build me this pc and i was wandering if i can run the witcher on these settings?" and the i7 7700K is said to only come out next month as well.

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16:56 Nov-26-2016
Can I run The Witcher III at 60FPS on medium at 1080p?
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Would I be able to safely run this game on medium and or high or a mix? I would like 1080p and 60fps.

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16:25 Nov-27-2016

medium to slightly high would be good it will give you 60 fps on your resolution i suppose

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14:17 Nov-26-2016
Can I run The Witcher III at 30FPS on low at 720p?
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Can I run it at 20-25 fps ?

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15:00 Nov-28-2016

Don't waste money and time with that system mate.Your gpu is way way of minimum.Save some money and buy new pc.Gl

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16:55 Nov-29-2016

I'm Getting 15-20 fps.It's Playable for me........
Don want to miss this Amazing game

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17:02 Nov-29-2016

Damn 15 fps is really bad for this game for me it's unplayble but I am glad you can play it :DYea game is really good playing it atm :)

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08:47 Dec-16-2016

I voted no because...you are way tooooo far from the minimum requirement bro, better get another PC for this one, you will not miss his beauty and awesome graphics , Gerald Of Rivea will thank you for this........

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21:07 Nov-25-2016
Can I run The Witcher III at 60FPS on ultra at 720p?
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Can it run at >50fps-60fps?

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23:23 Dec-04-2016

More like high settings you should be playing the game on and yes that is at 720p i am thinking of as well.

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12:37 Nov-20-2016
Can I run The Witcher III at 60FPS on low at 1080p?
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Can my PC run Witcher 3?

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08:24 Nov-21-2016

medium-slightly high settings 40-60 fps at 1080p

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