Planning to play Witcher 3 on PC? You might need an upgrade

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The third outing for Geralt can’t come quick enough. The launch of 19 May, which has seen a delay from March, feels like an eternity. If you’re planning to play it on PC you may wan’t to take advantage of this extra time and plan your PC upgrade in advance. Perhaps you’ll have to lay low on buying games and focus on your hardware instead? Here’s the minimum and recommended specs straight from the official site:

Minimum System Requirements
Intel CPU Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz
AMD CPU Phenom II X4 940
Nvidia GPU GeForce GTX 660
AMD GPU Radeon HD 7870
RAM 6GB
OS 64-bit Windows 7 or 64-bit Windows 8 (8.1)
DirectX 11
HDD Space 40 GB

Recommended System Requirements
Intel CPU Core i7 3770 3,4 GHz
AMD CPU AMD FX-8350 4 GHz
Nvidia GPU GeForce GTX 770
AMD GPU Radeon R9 290
RAM 8GB
OS 64-bit Windows 7 or 64-bit Windows 8 (8.1)
DirectX 11
HDD Space 40 GB

If you want this puppy to run on your rig the way it was intended to run you’ll have to dig into some saving, but we think it’ll be worth every cent.

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