Mass Effect 3 System Requirements: Can You Run It?

Mass Effect 3
Developer:
BioWare
Publisher:
Electronic Arts
Release date:
6 March 2012 (12 years ago)
User score:
3.4 / 5 (310 votes)
Hardware demand level:
0.2 / 10 - not demanding

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Official Mass Effect 3 system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run Mass Effect 3 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 (with Pixel Shader 3.0 support)* NVIDIA 7900 or better; ATI X1800 or better
Pass CPU:
1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (equivalent AMD CPU)
Pass Memory:
1GB for XP / 2GB RAM for Vista/Win 7
File size:
15 GB of free space
Operating system:
Windows XP SP3/Vista SP1, Win 7
DirectX:
DirectX 9.0c August 2009 (included)

PassRecommended requirements

Pass Graphics card:
AMD/ATI Radeon HD 4850 512 MB or greater, NVidia GeForce 9800 GT 512 MB or greater.
Pass CPU:
2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (equivalent AMD CPU)
Pass Memory:
2GB for XP / 4GB RAM for Vista/Win 7
File size:
15 GB of free space
Operating system:
Windows XP SP3/Vista SP1, Win 7
DirectX:
DirectX 9.0c August 2009 (included)

Mass Effect 3 performance on your PC


Mass Effect 3 performance on your GPU

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

RTX 3060
recommended
GeForce 9800 GT
30 fps @ low
1280×720
60 fps @ high
1366×768

GeForce RTX 3060 is 35.7x faster than GeForce 9800 GT. Your graphics card can run Mass Effect 3 at recommended settings according to BioWare.


Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

Mass Effect 3 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 / 720p
170−180 FPS
high settings / 768p
75−80 FPS
ultra settings / 1080p
60−65 FPS

Mass Effect 3 performance on your CPU

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

i5-12400
recommended
Core 2 Duo E4600

Core i5-12400 is 24.6x faster than Core 2 Duo E4600. Your CPU can run Mass Effect 3 at recommended settings according to BioWare.


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3.4 310 votes

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