Mass Effect 3 is a while away from its March 6th release date, but if you plan on checking out the demo this Valentine’s Day, here’s what you’ll require under the hood to run this game on your PC.

So what exactly are we looking at?

So what exactly are we looking at?

Minimum Specs:

  • OS – Windows XP SP3/Vista SP1, Win 7
  • CPU – 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (equivalent AMD CPU)
  • RAM – 1GB for XP / 2GB RAM for Vista/Win 7
  • Disc Drive – 1x speed
  • Hard Drive – 2.5 GB of free space
  • Video – 256 MB* (with Pixel Shader 3.0 support)
  • Sound – DirectX 9.0c compatible
  • DirectX – DirectX 9.0c August 2009 (included)

Recommended Specs:

  • OS – Windows XP SP3/Vista SP1, Win 7
  • CPU – 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (equivalent AMD CPU)
  • RAM – 2GB for XP / 4GB RAM for Vista/Win 7
  • Disc Drive – 1x speed
  • Hard Drive – 2.5 GB of free space
  • Video – AMD/ATI Radeon HD 4850 512 MB or greater, NVidia GeForce 9800 GT 512 MB or greater
  • Sound – DirectX 9.0c compatible

These  are the specs released for the demo on the official forums, but they will translate over to the final version as well, the only difference obviously being the hard disk space. Mass Effect 3 releases for the Xbox360, PS3 and PC by the 6th of March, 2012.

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