Minecraft System Requirements 2020

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Can I run Minecraft?

Minecraft‘s gameplay is mostly about creativity, crafting, and exploration. The first thing that pops up in your mind everytime you hear this famous sandbox game is the pixel-oriented graphics. Despite that, the number one rule is to always check your computer’s compatibility if you want to dig deep into this game. To run Minecraft, you should have at least 4GB RAM, an i3 processor, and a graphics card that is not older than 2012.

For the smoothest gameplay possible, the recommended requirements would be to upgrade your graphics card with NVIDIA GeForce 700 Series or AMD Radeon Rx 200 Series. While you need to doubled up your RAM to 8GB, your unit’s CPU should be Intel Core i5 4690 or higher. This setup will push off a fine 60 fps graphics even at higher settings.

Minecraft System Requirements (minimal):

  • CPU: Intel Core i3 3210 | AMD A8 7600 APU or equivalent 
  • RAM: 4 GB RAM
  • HDD: 180 MB to 1 GB available space
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 4000 or AMD Radeon R5 series | NVIDIA GeForce 400 Series or AMD Radeon HD 7000 series
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7 or later
  • Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 or better

Minecraft Recommended System Requirements (recommended):

  • CPU: Intel Core i5 4690 | AMD A10 7800 or equivalent 
  • RAM: 8 GB RAM
  • HDD: 4 GB (SSD recommended) available space
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 700 Series | AMD Radeon Rx 200 Series
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 or better
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection

Minecraft Details

Minecraft was developed by Markuss Persson, a Swedish game developer, and released by Mojang in 2011. The game allows the players to develop their own environment in a 3D generated world using 3D objects, commonly known as blocks. Although there are other activities in the game that includes exploration, crafting, resource gathering, and combat, there are no specific goals to accomplish, allowing players the complete freedom on how they want the game to be played.

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The platform that popularizes Minecraft the most is the game’s annual interactive live stream, MINECON. With 112 million monthly active players and selling over 176 million copies across all platforms to date, Minecraft has been tagged as one of the most influential and best-selling games in video game history. 

Recommended Hardware:

The fuzz is consistently high with Minecraft, and it is phenomenal among gamers. If you’re really into the hype of this game, investing in high-end hardware is the key for a more satisfying pixel-fun experience.

  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 700 Series or AMD Radeon Rx 200 Series
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 4690, AMD A10 7800 or equivalent 
  • RAM: 8 GB RAM

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Jamie Nasser
Jamie Nasser
Editor & reviewer of gear from iOS control pad’s to high-end PC gaming hardware. He’s been gaming since the 1980s and mostly plays CS GO & Overwatch.