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

Report Analysis

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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Geforce 940MX, Runs at 30-40fps on lowest everything but textures, can even put antialiasing on, it looks fine, close to original skyrim enviroment graphics.

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NOT at a constant 60fps, but at 50fps+ at high 1080p no hair works and lowered effects. :)

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16:21 Apr-27-2018

FPS is 30-35

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Get a dedicated graphics card

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You can run it on medium to high, You might have to lower hair physics tho.

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yea,you can set some things on high for smoother fps

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