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Far Cry 3 - What you will need to know

Requirements check for Far Cry 3 - 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 Far Cry 3. 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 Far Cry 3 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 Far Cry 3 ?


Far Cry 3 - System requirements - Game cover
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Far Cry 3 is a video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal, published by Ubisoft©© 2007–2012 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved., released on 29 - 11 - 2012 It falls under the following genre categories : Adventure Action FPS


Can I run Far Cry 3 ?


If you were wondering "Can I run Far Cry 3 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 Far Cry 3

In order to be able to run Far Cry 3 at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than Intel® Core®2 Duo E6700 @ 2.6 GHz or better, AMD™ Athlon™64 X2 6000+ @ 3.0Ghz or better, more than 2 GB Windows® XP / 4 GB Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, a GPU that is better ranked than 512 MB DirectX® 9.0c compliant card with Shader Model 3.0 or higher NVidia™ 8800 or better, AMD™ HD 2900 or better (see supported list**) , while the PC system is running on Windows® XP (with SP3) or Windows Vista® (with SP2), Windows® 7 (with SP1) or Windows® 8 .

If you really want to enjoy Far Cry 3 at a higher level of gameplay smoothness, your system must run at with a CPU at least as good as Intel® Core®i3-530 @ 2.9 GHz or better, AMD™ Phenom™II X2 @ 3.1 GHz or better, more than 4 GB, a GPU that performs better than 1024 MB DirectX® 11.0 compliant card with Shader Model 5.0 or higher NVidia™ 480 or better, AMD™ HD 5770 or better (see supported list**) , while the PC system is running on Windows Vista® (with SP2), Windows® 7 (with SP1) or Windows® 8, .

Check game system requirements for Far Cry 3


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 Far Cry 3.

Far Cry 3 Minimum system specs

Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run Far Cry 3. 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 Far Cry 3

Necessary PC requirements

CPU Intel® Core®2 Duo E6700 @ 2.6 GHz or better, AMD™ Athlon™64 X2 6000+ @ 3.0Ghz or better
RAM 2 GB Windows® XP / 4 GB Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows® 8
GPU 512 MB DirectX® 9.0c compliant card with Shader Model 3.0 or higher NVidia™ 8800 or better, AMD™ HD 2900 or better (see supported list**)
DX DirectX 9.0c
Operating system Windows® XP (with SP3) or Windows Vista® (with SP2), Windows® 7 (with SP1) or Windows® 8
Storage 15 GB HD space

Optional requirements

Sound DirectX 9.0c Compatible Sound Card with Latest Drivers
Optical Disk Drive DVD-ROM Dual Layer
Network connection Broadband connection and service required for multiplayer mode
Screen resolution -


Recommended PC specs for Far Cry 3

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play Far Cry 3 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 DirectX® 9.0c Compatible Sound Card 5.1 with Latest Drivers
Optical Disk Drive DVD-ROM Dual Layer
Network connection Broadband connection and service required for multiplayer mode
Screen resolution -


Far Cry 3 Information Card

Developer
Ubisoft Montreal
Publisher
Ubisoft©© 2007–2012 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved.
Genres
Adventure Action FPS
Release Date:
29 - 11 - 2012