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DayZ is an open world survival horror video game mod for the 2009 computer game ARMA II and its 2010 expansion pack, ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead. It has been widely praised in the game media for its innovative design elements, with Kotaku and Eurogamer describing it as possibly the best zombie game ever made, and PCGamer saying it was one of the most important things to happen to PC Gaming in 2012. The mod was responsible for putting the three year old game into the top seller charts on Steam for over seven weeks, spending much of this time the top selling game, and is responsible for over 300,000 unit sales within two months of its release.
DayZ System Requirements
Official Minimum Requirements
  • CPU: Intel Dual-Core 2.4 GHz or AMD Dual-Core Athlon 2.5 GHz
  • CPU Speed: Info
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • OS: Windows Vista SP2 or Windows 7 SP1
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8800GT or AMD Radeon HD 3830 or Intel HD Graphics 4000 with 512 MB VRAM
  • Sound Card: Yes
  • Free Disk Space: 10 GB
Official Recommended Requirements
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2300 or AMD Phenom II X4 940 or better
  • CPU Speed: Info
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • OS: Windows 7
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 or AMD Radeon HD 7750 with 1 GB VRAM or better
  • Sound Card: Yes
  • Free Disk Space: 14 GB
PC System Analysis For DayZ Requirements
DayZ requires a Radeon HD 4850 graphics card with a Core 2 Duo E7400 2.80GHz or Athlon X2 7850 Black Edition processor to reach the recommended specs, achieving high graphics setting on 1080p. Also your PC needs 2 GB RAM to meet the rec specs and run at 60 frames. Minimum RAM requirements are 1 GB system memory.
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DayZ PC Release Date: 13 Jul 2012

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