DayZ System Requirements

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

DayZ minimum requirements

  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-4430
  • File Size: 16 GB
  • OS: Windows 7/8.1 64-bit

DayZ recommended specs

  • Memory: 12 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-6600K
  • File Size: 25 GB
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit

Can you run it? Test your computer against DayZ system requirements.

Can I Run DayZ?

The DayZ system requirementsare quite demanding, with a minimum CPU equivalent to an Intel Core i5-4430 CPU required. The recommended CPU is greater or equal to an Intel Core i5-6600K. DayZ PC requirementsstate that you will need at least 8 GB RAM, but ideally have 12 installed. The minimum GPU recommended is equivalent to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760, but the recommended graphics card is an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060. You will need at least 16 GB of free disk space to install DayZ.

DayZ FPS Boost

Here are our tips to increase your DayZ framerate...

  • Disable 'Vsync' and 'Foliage Smoothing'
  • Lower options like Shadow Detail, Texture Filtering and Object Detail - these will see the biggest FPS boosts.
  • Ensure you are running the game in fullscreen mode, not windowed.
  • Disable any background applicaitons.

DayZ will run on PC system with Windows 7/8.1 64-bit and upwards.

Looking for an upgrade? Try our easy to use DayZ set up guides to find the best cards. Filter for DayZ graphics card comparison and CPU compare. We'll help you find the best deal for the right gear to run the game.

DayZ FPS - what frame rate can you expect?

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

What frame rate does DayZ run at?

Avg FPS CPU GPU RAM
156 Intel Core i5-8400 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 16 GB
44 Intel Core i3-10100F NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 32 GB
38 Intel Core i5-3470 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 16 GB
38 Intel Core i7-8700 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 16 GB
33 Intel Core i5-10400 NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 8 GB

Are you experiencing DayZ FPS drops and stutters? Want to know exactly how the game performs on your system? An FPS monitor is the first step in understanding how the parts in your gaming PC are actually performing in real-world conditions.

Download our free FPS Monitor via Overwolf to count your frame rates as you play, and test how tweaks to your settings can boost FPS and increase DayZ performance. Our app is compatible with hundreds of the best PC games and available now.

DayZ System Requirements PC Graph - Can I Run DayZ
DayZ System Requirements - Can You Run DayZ?

DayZ Details

DayZ PC Specs
   Player Count 24,681 Players (Last 24 Hours)
   Review Score 69 / 100
   Download DayZ Download
   Developer Bohemia Interactive
   Publisher Bohemia Interactive
   Categories Action Adventure MMO
   DayZ Release Date 13th of December 2018
   DayZ PC price today $44.99
What is DayZ?

How long can you survive a post-apocalyptic world? A land overrun with an infected "zombie" population, where you compete with other survivors for limited resources. Will you team up with strangers and stay strong together? Or play as a lone wolf to avoid betrayal? This is DayZ – this is your story.