Portal 2 System Requirements: Can You Run It?

Portal 2
Release date:
20 April 2011 (12 years old)
Our user score:
4.7 / 5 (638 votes)

Official Portal 2 system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run Portal 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:
Video card must be 128 MB or more and should be a DirectX 9-compatible with support for Pixel Shader 2.0b (ATI Radeon X800 or higher / NVIDIA GeForce 7600 or higher / Intel HD Graphics 2000 or higher).
Pass CPU:
3.0 GHz P4, Dual Core 2.0 (or higher) or AMD64X2 (or higher)
Pass Memory:
1GB XP / 2GB Vista
File size:
At least 7.6 GB of Space
Operating system:
Windows 7 / Vista / XP
DirectX 9.0c compatible

Recommended requirements

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Portal 2 performance on your PC

Portal 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
60 fps @ epic

Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

Portal 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
220−230 FPS
medium settings / 1080p
220−230 FPS
high settings / 1080p
220−230 FPS
ultra settings / 1080p
220−230 FPS
4K / 2160p
140−150 FPS

Portal 2 performance with your CPU

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


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