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A beautiful Korean MMORPG, with a new combat system. BDO attempts to deliver a new spark to the mass online roleplaying space, with an interesting combat system and the usual in depth character builder.
Black Desert Online System Requirements
Official Minimum Requirements
  • Operating System: Windows 7 64-Bit / Windows 8 64-Bit / Windows 8.1 64-Bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93 GHz / AMD Phenom™ II X4 810 @ 2.60 GHz
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 470 @ 1GB / Radeon HD 6970 @ 1GB
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
Recommended Requirements
  • OS: Win 8 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-650 3.2GHz / AMD Phenom II X3 740 Black Edition
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 7770 1GB GDDR5 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 1GB
  • VRAM: 1GB
  • System Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Storage: 40 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
PC System Analysis For Black Desert Online Requirements
BDO is a great looking mass online RPG that will need an Nvidia GTX 650 or HD 7770, with 1GBVRAM to reach recommended graphics requirements.To reach reliable Black Desert frame rates a Core i5 650 processor or Phenom II x3 740 CPU would need to accompany that fairly low end GPU. The download file size for BDO is around 40GB and you will want to have 6GB system memory to avoid stuttering at 1080p resolution.
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Black Desert Online PC Release Date: 3 Mar 2016

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