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Black Mesa (previously known as Black Mesa: Source) is a planned third-party total conversion modification for Valve Corporation's Source Engine. The stated goal of the project was to recreate Valve's critically acclaimed 1998 video game Half-Life using the more advanced capabilities of the Source Engine. The 40-person development team said they hoped to create a more engrossing in-game world with more varied, complex environments and more challenging, realistic gameplay.
Black Mesa System Requirements
25 Feb 2020 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows® 7 (32/64-bit)/Vista or Greater
  • Processor: 2.6 Dual Core Processor or Greater
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 2 GB Dedicated Video Card or Greater
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 20 GB available space
 

Official Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Windows® 7 (32/64-bit) or Greater
  • Processor: 3.2 Quad Core Processor or Greater
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 4 GB Dedicated Video Card or Greater
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 20 GB available space
PC System Analysis For Black Mesa Requirements
Black Mesa requires at least a Radeon R9 290 or GeForce GTX 970 4GB to meet recommended requirements running on high graphics setting, with 1080p resolution. This hardware should achieve 60FPS. The RAM requirements are at least a 8 GB memory. To meet min requirements your hardware requires at least a Radeon R7 360 v3 or GeForce GTX 750, which you will likely need to run on low graphics setting in game. You may need to adjust your screen resolution down from 1080p to reach a stable 30FPS. Also try adjusting other in-game graphic settings to further improve your minimum performance. Your GPU is expected to be able to deliver DirectX 9. Finally, Black Mesa will need hardware that is a 7 year old PC or younger to run recommended.
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Black Mesa PC Release Date:

5 Mar 2020

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Hey guys. I was wondering if i could run this game on my PC. Settings and FPS. Probably wouldn't turn AA all the way up. Thanks.

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yes on lowest setting and resolution !

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yes you can enjoy :)

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Maybe not, due to the fact that these are not the official requirements.
The official are much higher.

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They are official requirements !

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Check the steam page


http://store.steampowered.com/app/362890/


EDIT: I thought this was the page for the early access game, not the mod.
My mistake.

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yes, bro ;)

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Not at max, maybe it will range from Low to medium…

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Can I run it at medium settings 30 fps?

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Yes. Just… yes. Nice rig :D

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On max settings, how much FPS ?

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I'm not sure, but it obviously has to be 60+…you could run anything with that rig…

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Im sorry Pi4a7a u cannot run it……


SHUT UP… U KNOW THAT U HAVE A GREAT RIG.


STOP SHOWING OFF. u are future gaming protected for 15 years or so

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First …. It's a fake rig and secondly, the best way to deal with trolls is to ignore them, don't rise to it

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Probably miss matched CPU sockets, the post is 6 years old now so no idea what he had back then.

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can we play it with xbox 360 controller

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i don´t know bro ! try :D

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You probaly can, most source games support controllers. The real question is why would you use a controller in a game that doesnt have aim-assist.

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