Battlefield 3 System Requirements: Can You Run It?

Battlefield 3
Developer:
DICE
Publisher:
Electronic Arts
Release date:
28 October 2011 (12 years old)
Our user score:
4.2 / 5 (368 votes)

Official Battlefield 3 system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run Battlefield 3 at minimal and recommended settings. Although these requirements are usually approximate, they can still be used to determine the indicative hardware tier needed to play the game.

PassMinimum requirements

Pass Graphics card:
AMD: DIRECTX 10.1 COMPATIBLE WITH 512 MB RAM (ATI RADEON 3000, 4000, 5000 OR 6000 SERIES, WITH ATI RADEON 3870 OR HIGHER PERFORMANCE) NVIDIA: DIRECTX 10.0 COMPATIBLE WITH 512 MB RAM (NVIDIA GEFORCE 8, 9, 200, 300, 400 OR 500 SERIES WITH NVIDIA GEFORCE 8800 GT OR HIGHER PERFORMANCE)
Pass CPU:
2 GHZ DUAL CORE (CORE 2 DUO 2.4 GHZ OR ATHLON X2 2.7 GHZ)
Pass Memory:
2 GB
File size:
20 GB
Operating system:
WINDOWS VISTA (SERVICE PACK 2) 32-BIT
DirectX:
DIRECTX 10.0

PassRecommended requirements

Pass Graphics card:
DIRECTX 11 COMPATIBLE WITH 1024 MB RAM (NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 560 OR ATI RADEON 6950)
Pass CPU:
QUAD-CORE CPU
Pass Memory:
4 GB
File size:
20 GB
Operating system:
WINDOWS 7 64-BIT
DirectX:
DIRECTX 11

Battlefield 3 performance on your PC


Battlefield 3 performance with your GPU

GeForce RTX 3060's performance compared to the game's official system requirements.

RTX 3060
recommended
GeForce GTX 560
30 fps @ low
1024×768
60 fps @ medium
1366×768
60 fps @ high
1366×768
60 fps @ ultra
1920×1080

Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

Battlefield 3 FPS calculator: average frames per second on GeForce RTX 3060 (according to our approximations). FPS may vary depending on your operating system and other factors.

low settings / 768p
140−150 FPS
medium settings / 768p
140−150 FPS
high settings / 768p
130−140 FPS
ultra settings / 1080p
90−95 FPS

Battlefield 3 performance with your CPU

Core i5-12400's performance compared to the game's official system requirements.

i5-12400
recommended
Sempron 3850

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