Arma 3 System Requirements
Arma 3 system requirements - full specs, system checker, and the gaming PC setup you need to play the military sandbox
Arma 3 recommended requirements
- Memory: 6 GB
- Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660
- CPU: Intel Core i5-4460
- File Size: 35 GB
- OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 10 (64bit)
Arma 3 minimum requirements
- Memory: 4 GB
- Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 5670
- CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
- File Size: 32 GB
- OS: Windows 7 SP1 (64bit)
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Can I Run Arma 3?
The Arma 3 system requirements ask for a minimum CPU equivalent to an Intel Core 2 Duo E8400, with 4GB of RAM, and either an Nvidia GeForce 9800GT, AMD Radeon HD 5670, Intel HD Graphics 4000 with 512MB VRAM. That isn't much by today's standards, meaning it'll run on most devices.
Ideally, though, you'll want the recommended Arma 3 PC requirements to bump up your settings and frame rate, keeping you on the competitive edge. This requires Intel Core i5-4460, AMD FX 4300, or better CPU, paired with either an Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7800 series graphics card, and 8GB of RAM.
In terms of game file size, you will need at least 32 GB of free disk space available.
Arma 3 release date
Arma 3 originally released on September 12, 2013. It has since been followed by several paid and free expansion packs, including Karts, Helicopters, Jets, Tanks, and many more.
Arma 3 Steam
Alongside buying all the expansions individually, there are four different Arma 3 Steam bundles. You can buy the base game, the Apex edition (four bits of DLC), the Ultimate Edition (nine bits of DLC, including the divisive sci-fi expansion), and the Veteran's Pack. While the Veteran's Pack includes almost everything in the previous editions, plus the previous games, soundtrack, and Arma Reforger, it's actually missing the Laws of War and Tac-Ops Mission Pack for some reason.
We're keeping a close eye on the Arma 4 release date as the developers at Bohemia Interactive are hard at work building the next-generation military simulator. For now, we have a taster with Arma Reforged, which is a stripped-back, smaller-scale version of the upcoming game designed to get players and modders used to the new engine, that's currently in Steam Early Access.
Arma 3 will run on PC system with Windows 7 SP1 (64bit) and upwards.
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