Minecraft system requirements

Minecraft
Developer:
Mojang
Publisher:
Mojang
Release date:
Metacritic rating:
93 / 100
Our user rating:
3.9 / 5

Official Minecraft system requirements

These are the PC specs advised by developers to run at minimal and recommended settings. Those requirements are usually very approximate, but still can be used to determine the indicative hardware tier you need to play the game.


Minimum system requirements

Graphics card:
Integrated: Intel HD Graphics 4000 (Ivy Bridge) or AMD Radeon R5 series (Kaveri line) with OpenGL 4.41 Discrete: Nvidia GeForce 400 Series or AMD Radeon HD 7000 series with OpenGL 4.4
CPU:
Intel Core i3-3210 / AMD A8-7600 APU or equivalent
Memory:
4 GB (2GB free)
File size:
~180 MB for program data, though worlds can drastically increase this amount. 1 GB should be enough for a normal amount of maps, resource packs, etc.
Operating system:
Windows 7 or later, OS X 10.9 Maverick, Linux: Any distribution from 2014 or later
DirectX:
no data

Recommended system requirements

Graphics card:
GeForce 700 Series or AMD Radeon Rx 200 Series (excluding integrated chipsets) with OpenGL 4.5
CPU:
Intel Core i5-4690 / AMD A10-7800 or equivalent
Memory:
8 GB (4GB free)
File size:
4 GB
Operating system:
Windows 10 or later, OS X 10.12 Sierra, Linux: Any distribution from 2014 or later
DirectX:
no data

Minimum system requirements

Recommended system requirements

Graphics card:
Integrated: Intel HD Graphics 4000 (Ivy Bridge) or AMD Radeon R5 series (Kaveri line) with OpenGL 4.41 Discrete: Nvidia GeForce 400 Series or AMD Radeon HD 7000 series with OpenGL 4.4
Graphics card:
GeForce 700 Series or AMD Radeon Rx 200 Series (excluding integrated chipsets) with OpenGL 4.5
CPU:
Intel Core i3-3210 / AMD A8-7600 APU or equivalent
CPU:
Intel Core i5-4690 / AMD A10-7800 or equivalent
Memory:
4 GB (2GB free)
Memory:
8 GB (4GB free)
File size:
~180 MB for program data, though worlds can drastically increase this amount. 1 GB should be enough for a normal amount of maps, resource packs, etc.
File size:
4 GB
Operating system:
Windows 7 or later, OS X 10.9 Maverick, Linux: Any distribution from 2014 or later
Operating system:
Windows 10 or later, OS X 10.12 Sierra, Linux: Any distribution from 2014 or later
DirectX:
no data
DirectX:
no data

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