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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - What you will need to know

Requirements check for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - 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 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. 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 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 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 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ?


Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - System requirements - Game cover
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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a video game developed by Valve, published by Valve, released on 21 - 08 - 2012 It falls under the following genre categories : Action FPS


Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ?


If you were wondering "Can I run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 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 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

In order to be able to run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E6600 or AMD Phenom™ X3 8750 processor or better, more than 2 GB RAM, a GPU that is better ranked than Video card must be 256 MB or more and should be a DirectX 9-compatible with support for Pixel Shader 3.0 , while the PC system is running on Windows® 7/Vista/XP .

Check game system requirements for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive


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 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Minimum system specs

Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. 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 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Necessary PC requirements

CPU Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E6600 or AMD Phenom™ X3 8750 processor or better
RAM 2 GB RAM
GPU Video card must be 256 MB or more and should be a DirectX 9-compatible with support for Pixel Shader 3.0
DX Version 9.0c
Operating system Windows® 7/Vista/XP
Storage 15 GB available space

Optional requirements

Sound -
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection -
Screen resolution -


Recommended PC specs for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 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 -
Network connection -
Screen resolution -


Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Information Card

Developer
Valve
Publisher
Valve
Genres
Action FPS
Release Date:
21 - 08 - 2012