Half-Life 2 System Requirements: Can You Run It?

Half-Life 2
Developer:
Valve
Publisher:
Valve
Release date:
16 November 2004 (19 years old)
User score:
4.6 / 5 (999 votes)

Official Half-Life 2 system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run Half-Life 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:
DirectX 7 level Graphics Card
Pass CPU:
1.2 GHz Processor
Pass Memory:
256MB RAM
File size:
no data
Operating system:
Windows XP/2000
DirectX:
no data

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 XP/2000
DirectX:
no data

Half-Life 2 performance on your PC


Half-Life 2 performance with 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
60 fps @ QHD
2560×1440
60 fps @ epic
3840×2160

Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

Half-Life 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
280−290 FPS
medium settings / 1080p
280−290 FPS
high settings / 1080p
280−290 FPS
ultra settings / 1080p
280−290 FPS
QHD / 1440p
280−290 FPS
4K / 2160p
170−180 FPS

Half-Life 2 performance with your CPU

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

i5-12400

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