Black Mesa System Requirements

Black Mesa System Requirements - full specs, system checker and the gaming PC setup you need.

Black Mesa minimum requirements

  • Memory: 6 GB
  • Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 5450
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo Q6867
  • File Size: 20 GB
  • OS: Windows® 10 or Newer

Black Mesa recommended specs

  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics Card: AMD Radeon R5 M230
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-1300F
  • File Size: 20 GB
  • OS: Windows® 10 or Newer

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Can I Run Black Mesa?

The cheapest graphics card you can play it on is an AMD Radeon HD 5450. But, according to the developers the recommended graphics card is an AMD Radeon R5 M230. In terms of game file size, you will need at least 20 GB of free disk space available. To play Black Mesa you will need a minimum CPU equivalent to an Intel Core 2 Duo Q6867. Whereas, an Intel Core i5-1300F is recommended in order to run it. The minimum memory requirement for Black Mesa is 6 GB of RAM installed in your computer. Additionally, the game developers recommend somewhere around 8 GB of RAM in your system.

Black Mesa will run on PC system with Windows® 10 or Newer and upwards. Additionally it has a Linux version.

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Black Mesa FPS - what frame rate can you expect?

How many FPS will I get on Black Mesa? We reference thousands of reports from PCGameBenchmark users running our FPS tracking app to tell you exactly how Black Mesa performs across a range of different settings and resolutions on the most popular PC gaming setups.

What frame rate does Black Mesa run at?

Here are the typical frame rate samples

Avg FPS CPU GPU RAM
207 Intel Core i7-10750H NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 16 GB
119 Intel Core i5-2400 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 24 GB
34 Intel Core i5-7200U AMD Radeon R7 M440 16 GB
32 Intel Core i5-7600 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 8 GB
30 Intel Core i5-7200U Intel HD Graphics 620 16 GB

What frame rate does Black Mesa run at? Check our FPS Calculator

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Black Mesa Linux system requirements (minimum)

  • Memory:4 GB
  • Graphics Card:AMD Radeon HD 5450
  • CPU:Intel Core 2 Duo Q6867
  • File Size:20 GB
  • OS:Ubuntu 14.0 or Greater

Black Mesa Details

Black Mesa PC Specs
   Player Count 632 Players (Last 24 Hours)
   Review Score 86 / 100
   Download Via Steam
   Developer Crowbar Collective
   Publisher Crowbar Collective
   Categories Action Indie Adventure
   Black Mesa Release Date 6th of March 2020
   Black Mesa PC price today $19.99
What is Black Mesa?

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