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Counter-Strike: Source - What you will need to know

Requirements check for Counter-Strike: Source - 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: Source. 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: Source 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: Source ?


Counter-Strike: Source - System requirements - Game cover
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Counter-Strike: Source is a video game developed by Valve, published by Valve, released on 07 - 10 - 2004 It falls under the following genre categories : Action FPS


Can I run Counter-Strike: Source ?


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

In order to be able to run Counter-Strike: Source at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than 1.2 GHz Processor, more than 256MB RAM, a GPU that is better ranked than DirectX 7 level graphics card , while the PC system is running on Windows 2000/XP .

If you really want to enjoy Counter-Strike: Source at a higher level of gameplay smoothness, your system must run at with a CPU at least as good as 2.4 GHz Processor, more than 512MB RAM, a GPU that performs better than DirectX 9 level graphics card , while the PC system is running on Windows 2000/XP, .

Check game system requirements for Counter-Strike: Source


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: Source.

Counter-Strike: Source Minimum system specs

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

Necessary PC requirements

CPU 1.2 GHz Processor
RAM 256MB RAM
GPU DirectX 7 level graphics card
DX DirectX 7
Operating system Windows 2000/XP
Storage -

Optional requirements

Sound -
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection TCP/IP or Internet 2-16 players
Screen resolution -


Recommended PC specs for Counter-Strike: Source

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play Counter-Strike: Source 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 TCP/IP or Internet 2-16 players Aj√°nlott 1mb/net
Screen resolution -


Counter-Strike: Source Information Card

Developer
Valve
Publisher
Valve
Genres
Action FPS
Release Date:
07 - 10 - 2004