Payday 3 PC requirements – Minimum & recommended specs

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You may be ready for an adrenaline-fueled heist in Payday 3, but is your PC ready? Make sure you check out the Payday 3 PC minimum and recommended requirements to ensure a smooth caper.

Payday 3 is out now in early access and expectations are high. The game promises to deliver a level of immersion and graphical fidelity that makes heisting even more hazardous. To accommodate these advanced features, your rig will need to be in top shape.

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If Starbreeze follows the same pattern for Payday 3, it might not demand an ultra-high-end machine. However, with the continuous evolution of gaming tech, we can expect the third iteration to leverage more advanced features, meaning a more robust setup is required.

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Payday 3 minimum system PC requirements

The minimum specs will still allow Payday 3 to run at a great pace, and while it may not be that flashy, you’ll still be able to enjoy the heist shooter to a more than enjoyable degree:

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  • Operating System: 64-Bit Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-9400F
  • Memory: 16GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1650 (4 GB)
  • DirectX: Version 11

This should be enough to enjoy the game, but if you’re looking for a more optimal experience, you should check out the recommended requirements.

Upping the ante here, check out the complete recommended system specs for Payday 3 to make the art of crime silky smooth:

  • Operating System: 64-Bit Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-9700K
  • Memory: 16GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1080 (8GB)
  • DirectX: Version 12

That just about wraps up all of the PC specs for Payday 3, no matter which route you go. We also have a ton of other guides to get you ready for Starbreeze’s newest title:

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