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ArmA 2 - What you will need to know

Requirements check for ArmA 2 - full specifications. Can I run it? Can I have a smooth game experience with my current PC gaming setup? we'll cover that in the following paragraphs.


We got you covered - after you've read the system requirements below, you will know if your gaming PC will be able to run or not the game.


What we will cover in our guide


So, you're interested in ArmA 2. On this page we will we covering all the information we have on it - from gaming minimum requirements to recommended requirements for a smooth gaming experience, videos and comments for the game.

Will ArmA 2 run on an Intel or AMD CPU? Do I need an NVIDIA GTX gpu to run it or a Radeon? Is the game Ryzen compatible?

What is ArmA 2 ?


ArmA 2 - System requirements - Game cover
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ArmA 2 is a video game developed by Bohemia Interactive, published by 505 Games, released on 26 - 06 - 2009 It falls under the following genre categories : Action FPS Tactical shooter


Can I run ArmA 2 ?


If you were wondering "Can I run ArmA 2 on my PC?", we will help you to get the answer.

Further on, we will explain what are the minimum and recommended PC gaming system requirements ( otherwise known as sys req ) for ArmA 2

In order to be able to run ArmA 2 at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than Dual Core CPU (Intel Pentium 4 3.0 GHz, Intel Core 2.0 GHz, AMD Athlon 3200+ or faster), more than 1 GB RAM, a GPU that is better ranked than GPU (NVIDIA GeForce 7800 / ATI Radeon 1800 or faster) with Shader Model 3 and 256 MB VRAM , while the PC system is running on Windows XP .

If you really want to enjoy ArmA 2 at a higher level of gameplay smoothness, your system must run at with a CPU at least as good as Quad Core CPU or fast Dual Core CPU (Intel Core 2.8 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+ or faster), more than 2 GB RAM, a GPU that performs better than Fast GPU (NVIDIA GeForce 8800GT or ATI Radeon 4850 or faster) with Shader Model 3 and 512 or more MB VRAM , while the PC system is running on Windows XP or Vista, .

Check game system requirements for ArmA 2


In order to have a clearer view of what the game need in order to run, we created 2 simple lists which you can consult quickly to see if your PC gaming setup is good enough for the ArmA 2.

ArmA 2 Minimum system specs

Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run ArmA 2. Some of them are necessary for the game to run but a part of them are not that important. If you meet the necessary ones, those will do. You can see which are which in the table below. Just remember these are the minimum specs to run ArmA 2

Necessary PC requirements

CPU Dual Core CPU (Intel Pentium 4 3.0 GHz, Intel Core 2.0 GHz, AMD Athlon 3200+ or faster)
RAM 1 GB RAM
GPU GPU (NVIDIA GeForce 7800 / ATI Radeon 1800 or faster) with Shader Model 3 and 256 MB VRAM
DX DirectX 9.0c
Operating system Windows XP
Storage -

Optional requirements

Sound -
Optical Disk Drive DVD (Dual Layer compatible), 10 GB free HDD space
Network connection -
Screen resolution -


Recommended PC specs for ArmA 2

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play ArmA 2 the best frame rate. Again, some of them are necessary for the game but a part of them are not that important. You can see which are which in the table below:

Necessary requirements


Optional

Sound -
Optical Disk Drive DVD (Dual Layer compatible), 10 GB free HDD space
Network connection -
Screen resolution -


ArmA 2 Information Card

Developer
Bohemia Interactive
Publisher
505 Games
Genres
Action FPS Tactical shooter
Release Date:
26 - 06 - 2009