Black Mesa System Requirements: Can You Run It?

Black Mesa
Developer:
Crowbar Collective
Publisher:
Crowbar Collective
Release date:
5 May 2015 (9 years ago)
User score:
4.5 / 5 (289 votes)
Hardware demand level:
0.4 / 10 - not demanding

Official Black Mesa system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run Black Mesa 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:
2 GB Dedicated Video Card or Greater
Pass CPU:
2.6 Dual Core Processor or Greater
Pass Memory:
6 GB RAM
File size:
20 GB available space
Operating system:
Windows® 7 (32/64-bit)/Vista or Greater
DirectX:
Version 9.0c

PassRecommended requirements

Pass Graphics card:
4 GB Dedicated Video Card or Greater
Pass CPU:
3.2 Quad Core Processor or Greater
Pass Memory:
8 GB RAM
File size:
20 GB available space
Operating system:
Windows® 7 (32/64-bit) or Greater
DirectX:
Version 9.0c

Black Mesa performance on your PC


Black Mesa performance on your GPU

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

RTX 3060
minimum
Any
recommended
Any
30 fps @ low
1366×768
60 fps @ medium
1920×1080
60 fps @ high
1920×1080
60 fps @ ultra
1920×1080

Your graphics card can run Black Mesa at recommended settings according to Crowbar Collective.


Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

Black Mesa 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
200−210 FPS
medium settings / 1080p
200−210 FPS
high settings / 1080p
200−210 FPS
ultra settings / 1080p
120−130 FPS

Black Mesa performance on your CPU

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

i5-12400
recommended
Sempron 3850

Core i5-12400 is 16.9x faster than Sempron 3850. Your CPU can run Black Mesa at recommended settings according to Crowbar Collective.


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4.5 289 votes

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