Baldur’s Gate 3 PC requirements: Recommended and minimum specs

Rishov Mukherjee
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Considering playing Baldur’s Gate 3 on your PC? It’s vital to be aware of the system requirements for an optimal gaming experience. Below, you’ll find the full rundown of the necessary PC specs.

Baldur’s Gate 3 is finally available for PC players and enjoyed massive commercial and critical success. But before you step into its rich Dungeons and Dragons-based world, verifying that your PC is equipped to run the game effectively is essential.

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Larian Studios have revealed the minimum and recommended specs needed to play Baldur’s Gate 3 on PC, and we’ve got a full rundown of each for you in this handy guide.

Without further ado, here’s what you’ll need in order to run the game on PC.

A screenshot from Baldur's Gate 3Larian Studios
Baldur’s Gate 3 system requirements for full release are available

Baldur’s Gate 3 PC System Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel I5 4690/ AMD FX 8350
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 970/ RX 480 (4 GB+ VRAM)
  • Direct X: Version 11
  • Storage: 150 GB available space

The minimum system requirements look pretty good. The processor and graphics requirements are quite low if you look at it off 2023 standards. The RAM requirement is also quite good as 8 GB is a bare minimum in the current day and age.

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  • Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel i7 8700K/ AMD R5 3600
  • Memory: 16 GB
  • Graphics: Nvidia 2600 Super/ RX 5600 XT (8 GB+ VRAM)
  • Direct X: Version 11
  • Storage: 150 GB available space

The recommended requirements are quite hefty. The processor requirement is pretty good, but you need 16 GB of RAM to run the game. Apart from that, you need 8 GB or more VRAM which is very high even by modern standards.

This concludes our guide for the BG3 PC system requirements. For even more content on the game, check out our guides below:

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Rishov is a Games Writer at Dexerto. He holds a Masters degree in Astrophysics from St Xavier's College in Kolkata, India, and has previously worked at Sportskeeda. In his spare time, he enjoys playing Street Fighter, Destiny 2, Genshin Impact and Honkai Star Rail, the games he specializes in as well. If you want to get in touch, contact Rishov at rishov.mukherjee@dexerto.com