Counter-Strike: Source System Requirements: Can You Run It?

Counter-Strike: Source
Developer:
Valve
Publisher:
Valve
Release date:
7 October 2004 (19 years ago)
User score:
4.2 / 5 (445 votes)

Official Counter-Strike: Source system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run Counter-Strike: Source 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:
DirectX 7 level graphics card
Pass CPU:
1.2 GHz Processor
Pass Memory:
256MB RAM
File size:
no data
Operating system:
Windows 2000/XP
DirectX:
DirectX 7

PassRecommended requirements

Pass Graphics card:
DirectX 9 level graphics card
Pass CPU:
2.4 GHz Processor
Pass Memory:
512MB RAM
File size:
no data
Operating system:
Windows 2000/XP
DirectX:
DirectX 9

Counter-Strike: Source performance on your PC


Counter-Strike: Source performance on your GPU

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

RTX 3060
minimum
Any
recommended
Any
60 fps @ high
1024×768

Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

Counter-Strike: Source 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.

high settings / 768p
280−290 FPS

Counter-Strike: Source performance on your CPU

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

i5-12400

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4.2 445 votes

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