Dead Space 2 System Requirements: Can You Run It?

Dead Space 2
Visceral Games
Electronic Arts
Release date:
25 January 2011 (12 years old)
Our user score:
4.5 / 5 (61 vote)

Official Dead Space 2 system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run Dead Space 2 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:
256 MB Video Card and Shader Model 3.0 required. NVIDIA GeForce 6800 or better (7300, 7600 GS, and 8500 are below minimum system requirements) ATI X1600 Pro or better (X1300, X1300 Pro and HD2400 are below minimum system requirements)
Pass CPU:
2.8 GHz processor or equivalent (any Pentium 4 2.8 GHz or better, AMD Athlon64 3000+ or better, any Athlon64 X2 or Core Duo processor)
Pass Memory:
1 GB (XP), 2 GB (Vista or Win7) or more
File size:
At least 10 GB of free space
Operating system:
Windows XP (SP2), Windows Vista, Windows 7
DirectX 9.0c

Recommended requirements

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Dead Space 2 performance on your PC

Dead Space 2 performance with your GPU

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

RTX 3060
30 fps @ low
60 fps @ medium
60 fps @ high
60 fps @ ultra

Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

Dead Space 2 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
55−60 FPS
medium settings / 1080p
70−75 FPS
high settings / 1080p
100−105 FPS
ultra settings / 1080p
250−260 FPS

Dead Space 2 performance with your CPU

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


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