Left 4 Dead System Requirements: Can You Run It?

Left 4 Dead
Release date:
Metacritic score:
89 / 100
Our user score:
4.2 / 5 (132 votes)

Official Left 4 Dead system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run Left 4 Dead 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 9 compatible video card (Video card must be 256 MB or more and should be a DirectX 9 compatible with support for pixel shader 2.0)
Pass CPU:
3.0GHz P4, Dual Core 2.0 or AMD64X2 (or higher)
Pass Memory:
1 GB for XP / 2 GB for Vista
File size:
At least 7.5 GB of free space
Operating system:
Windows Vista, XP, 2000
DirectX 9.0

Recommended requirements

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Left 4 Dead performance on your PC

Left 4 Dead performance with your GPU

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

RTX 3060
30 fps @ low
60 fps @ high

Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

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 / 480p
250−260 FPS
high settings / 768p
190−200 FPS

Left 4 Dead performance with your CPU

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


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