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DEFCON - What you will need to know

Requirements check for DEFCON - 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 DEFCON. 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 DEFCON 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 DEFCON ?

DEFCON - System requirements - Game cover
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DEFCON is a video game developed by Introversion Software, published by Introversion Software, released on 29 - 09 - 2006 It falls under the following genre categories : Strategy

Can I run DEFCON ?

If you were wondering "Can I run DEFCON 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 DEFCON

In order to be able to run DEFCON at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than P3-600, more than 128 Mb RAM, a GPU that is better ranked than Geforce 2 , while the PC system is running on Windows XP .

Check game system requirements for DEFCON

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 DEFCON.

DEFCON Minimum system specs

Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run DEFCON. 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 DEFCON

Necessary PC requirements

CPU P3-600
RAM 128 Mb RAM
GPU Geforce 2
DX -
Operating system Windows XP
Storage 60 Mb Hard Disk

Optional requirements

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

Recommended PC specs for DEFCON

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play DEFCON 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


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

DEFCON Information Card

Introversion Software
Introversion Software
Release Date:
29 - 09 - 2006