Kerbal Space Program System Requirements

Kerbal Space Program System Requirements for Steam and Epic - minimum and recommended PC specs list

Kerbal Space Program minimum requirements

  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo U7600
  • File Size: 3 GB
  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit

Kerbal Space Program recommended specs

  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-650
  • File Size: 4 GB
  • OS: Windows 10 64 bit

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Can I Run Kerbal Space Program?

Kerbal Space Program system requirements are set pretty low, as the game originally came out in 2015.

Provided that you have at least an NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS graphics card you can play the game. Futhermore, an NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT is recommended in order to run Kerbal Space Program with the highest settings. The minimum Kerbal Space Program size for download is 3 GB for installation. The recommended requirements from the developers suggest you have 4 GB space in order to install the game. All the best Kerbal Space Program mods do not increase the minimum requirements, but may require additional storage. To play Kerbal Space Program you will need a minimum CPU equivalent to an Intel Core 2 Duo U7600. However, the developers recommend a CPU greater or equal to an Intel Core i5-650 to play the game. The minimum memory requirement for Kerbal Space Program is 4 GB installed in your computer. Additionally, the game developers recommend somewhere around 8 GB in your system.

Next Kerbal Space Program game

The new game launches in 2023 - check our guide to the Kerbal Space Program 2 system requirements and KSP2 release date.

Kerbal Space Program will run on PC system with Windows 7 64-bit and upwards. Additionally it has Mac and Linux versions.

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Kerbal Space Program FPS - what frame rate can you expect?

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

What frame rate does Kerbal Space Program run at?

771 Intel Xeon NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 12 GB
132 Intel Core i3-1005G1 Intel UHD 8 GB
81 Intel Core i3-2120 NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 12 GB
77 Intel Core i7-8750H NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 16 GB
59 Intel Core i7-6500U Intel HD 520 16 GB

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Kerbal Space Program Mac OS system requirements (minimum)

  • Memory:4 GB
  • Graphics Card:NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS
  • CPU:Intel Core 2 Duo U7600
  • File Size:3 GB
  • OS:macOS Mavericks (10.9) 64-bit

Kerbal Space Program Linux system requirements (minimum)

  • Memory:4 GB
  • Graphics Card:NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS
  • CPU:Intel Core 2 Duo U7600
  • File Size:3 GB
  • OS:Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit

Kerbal Space Program Details

Kerbal Space Program PC Specs

Player Count

1,551 Players (Last 24 Hours)

Review Score

88 / 100


Free via Epic Games Store




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Indie Simulation Space

Kerbal Space Program Release Date

27th of April 2015

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What is Kerbal Space Program?

In Kerbal Space Program, take charge of the space program for the alien race known as the Kerbals. You have access to an array of parts to assemble fully-functional spacecraft that flies (or doesn’t) based on realistic aerodynamic and orbital physics.

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