Half-Life 2 System Requirements

Half-Life 2 System Requirements - full specs, system checker and the gaming PC setup you need.

Half-Life 2 minimum requirements

  • Memory: 512 MB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6100
  • CPU: Intel Pentium 4 2.00GHz
  • File Size: 6.35 GB
  • OS: Windows 7, Vista, XP

Half-Life 2 recommended specs

Unknown recommended system requirements

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Can I Run Half-Life 2?

In terms of game file size, you will need at least 6 GB of free disk space available. The minimum memory requirement for Half-Life 2 is 512 MB of RAM installed in your computer. Provided that you have at least an NVIDIA GeForce 6200 graphics card you can play the game. An Intel Pentium 4 2.00GHz CPU is required at a minimum to run Half-Life 2.

Half-Life 2 will run on PC system with Windows 7, Vista, XP and upwards. Additionally it has Mac and Linux versions.

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Half-Life 2 Mac OS system requirements (minimum)

  • Memory:1 GB
  • Graphics Card:Intel HD 3000
  • CPU:Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
  • File Size:Unknown
  • OS:Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or higher

Half-Life 2 Details

Half-Life 2 PC Specs

Player Count

1,153 Players (Last 24 Hours)

Review Score

96 / 100


Via Steam






Action FPS

Half-Life 2 Release Date

16th of November 2004

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What is Half-Life 2?

1998. HALF-LIFE sends a shock through the game industry with its combination of pounding action and continuous, immersive storytelling. Valve's debut title wins more than 50 game-of-the-year awards on its way to being named "Best PC Game Ever" by PC Gamer, and launches a franchise with more than eight million retail units sold worldwide.

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