War Thunder System Requirements

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

War Thunder minimum requirements

  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 520
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
  • File Size: 8 GB
  • OS: Windows 7/Vista/8/10

War Thunder recommended specs

  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2537M
  • File Size: 22 GB
  • OS: Windows 7 64bit /Vista 64bit /8 64bit /10 64bit

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

Can I Run War Thunder?

The War Thunder system requirements ask for a minimum graphics card equivalent to an NVIDIA GeForce GT 520. Furthermore, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 is recommended in order to run War Thunder with the highest settings. War Thunder PC requirements state that you will need at least 4 GB of RAM. If possible, make sure your have 8 GB of RAM in order to run War Thunder to its full potential. To play War Thunder you will need a minimum CPU equivalent to an Intel Core 2 Duo E8400. Whereas, an Intel Core i5-2537M is recommended in order to run it. The War Thunder download size on PC is pretty chunky. The War Thunder Download Size is around 22 GB - make sure you have this space free on your storage drive. You'll need to be slightly ahead of the War Thunder system requirements for high settings.

War Thunder Vs World of Tanks: The biggest difference between the two games is the wider range of vehicles in War Thunder - tanks, boats and ships. Wargaming splits up them between three games. Check the World of Tanks of Tanks system requirements.

War Thunder PC is the original and best - though it is also available for Mac, PS4 and Xbox One. Is War Thunder cross platform? Yes it is, no matter what platform people are on, they can play it together,

You can download War Thunder and play for free here.

War Thunder will run on PC system with Windows 7/Vista/8/10 and upwards. Additionally it has Mac and Linux versions.

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War Thunder FPS - what frame rate can you expect?

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

What frame rate does War Thunder run at?

143 Intel Core i7-10700KF NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 32 GB
107 Intel Core i7-9700 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 16 GB
92 Intel Core i5-10400F NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 16 GB
86 Intel Core i7-8700K NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 64 GB
85 Intel Core i9-9900KF NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 32 GB

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War Thunder System Requirements PC Graph - Can I Run War Thunder
War Thunder System Requirements - Can You Run War Thunder?

War Thunder Mac OS system requirements (minimum)

  • Memory:4 GB
  • Graphics Card:AMD Radeon HD 5550
  • CPU:Intel Core i7-640LM
  • File Size:9 GB
  • OS:10.12 Sierra

War Thunder Linux system requirements (minimum)

  • Memory:4 GB
  • Graphics Card:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660
  • CPU:Intel Celeron J1800
  • File Size:8 GB
  • OS:Most modern 64-bit Linux distributions, SteamOS

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Gaijin Entertainment


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Action Simulation MMO

War Thunder Release Date

15th of August 2013

What is War Thunder?

War Thunder is the most comprehensive free-to-play, cross-platform, MMO military game dedicated to aviation, armoured vehicles, and naval craft, from the early 20th century to the most advanced modern combat units. Join now and take part in major battles on land, in the air, and at sea.

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