Black Mesa System Requirements

12th August 2021 - 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. Finally, Black Mesa will need hardware that is a 8 year old PC or younger to run recommended.
FPS System Benchmark
79 FPS
High
Graphics Card
8
How well optimised is Black Mesa for PC? 6.7
6.7
Where does Black Mesa rank in the list of the most demanding games?
Genres: Shooter , Action , Adventure
Can I run Black Mesa
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Black Mesa System Requirements

Minimum
Recommended
Processor
Graphics Card
VRAM
2GB
4GB
RAM
6 GB
8 GB
OS
Windows 7 32-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
DirectX
9
9
HDD Space
20 GB
20 GB

Black Mesa PC Release Date:

5 Mar 2020

Alternative Game Tags: BlackMesa, Black Mesa, Black Mesa requirements, Black Mesa Graphics comparison

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00:14 Dec-12-2019
Can I run Black Mesa?
Core i7-4510U 2-Core 2.0GHz Intel HD Graphics 4400 Mobile 8GB
33% of 3 people think this can run

How well would I be able to run it after the graphic updates + Xen being added?

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18:24 Dec-18-2018
Can I run Black Mesa at 30FPS on low at 720p?
Pentium Dual Core E5300 2.6GHz Radeon HD 4670 512MB 4GB
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Can I run ?

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20:41 Jan-12-2016

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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16:12 May-06-2015

can i run?

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23:30 May-06-2015

yes on lowest setting and resolution !

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17:53 May-05-2015

Can I max?

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18:02 May-05-2015

yes you can enjoy :)

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23:27 May-06-2015

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

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23:31 May-06-2015

They are official requirements !

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16:32 May-10-2015

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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18:11 Oct-31-2014

would i be able to run at max settings

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21:01 Nov-15-2014

yes, bro ;)

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20:27 Mar-19-2020

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

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10:18 Oct-18-2014

Can I run it at medium settings 30 fps?

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15:41 Jun-08-2014

Can i play this game on max settings?

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15:20 Aug-17-2014

Yes. Just... yes. Nice rig :D

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13:00 May-08-2014

On max settings, how much FPS ?

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03:09 May-08-2015

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

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09:53 May-08-2015

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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09:56 May-08-2015

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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16:23 Dec-29-2020

how tho

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17:26 Dec-31-2020

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

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16:59 Jan-01-2014

can we play it with xbox 360 controller

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10:26 Jan-24-2014

i don´t know bro ! try :D

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10:17 Oct-18-2014

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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18:15 Nov-20-2013

can I run this and what fps?

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02:22 Dec-16-2013

You can run this at Medium settings with 30 fps or higher, though you seriously need to upgrade that CPU, it's holding you back from playing this game at Max setting, and also add more ram, 1GB of RAM is not going to get you anywhere, according to the system requirements in the Black Mesa Wiki, if you want IDEAL performance, then at least have 2GB of ram.

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09:01 Sep-21-2013

CAN RUN IT?

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10:25 Jan-24-2014

yes ! you can Med setting 25 fps :D

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16:09 Aug-26-2013

Can I run this full settings at my res and on what fps?
Thanks

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04:53 Aug-14-2013

Can i run it?

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04:37 Aug-14-2013

Can I run this with everything on the lowest?

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19:27 Aug-19-2013

I played and it LAAAAAAGS like crazy. And by the way, nice gpu bro! xD Our gpu's suck in the gaming industry!

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16:44 Jul-12-2013

Can I run it

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09:03 Jul-29-2013

Scroll up the page until you see 'CAN I RUN Black Mesa'. Fill your specifications that it asks for then click proceed. After you've clicked proceed, scroll down to the same part of the page and continue filling in your computer specifications that it asks for and then click proceed once more.

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19:28 Aug-19-2013

You should be able to play it on medium-high settings!

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16:51 Jan-01-2014

without any doubt high settings

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11:35 Jul-01-2013

Can i run it?

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12:01 Jul-03-2013

low settings maybe

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12:36 Jul-03-2013

Actualy you could and should go with medium settings and get 30+ FPS. I deffinetly recommend this game because it is interesting, long and very cheap. Have fun :)

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08:53 Jul-04-2013

yes but i heard 2 levels of the original game are not in this game?

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09:29 Jul-04-2013

You mean: When you will buy Half-Life there won't be 2 levels ? And what do you mean by 'the original game are not in this game' ?

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10:33 Jul-04-2013

Yes the xen chapter and other one i forgot his name.

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10:40 Jul-04-2013

you have to buy them apart. Sorry :(

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11:10 Jul-04-2013

ok anyway thx for reply:) thumb up from me;)

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12:25 Jul-04-2013

Thanks to you to and as always your welcome :)

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09:35 Jul-01-2013

Can i run this all maxed out with good frames? :D

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12:38 Jul-03-2013

Certainly max settings an get 40+ FPS :)

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20:45 Aug-03-2013

I feel like a god compared to your PC, and yes you can!

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07:49 Jun-16-2013

Can I run it with good fps

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15:20 Jun-16-2013

yes high settings if not max :D

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15:34 Jun-15-2013

i cna run it?

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15:37 Jun-15-2013

yes on high :D

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