Can my computer run this game?

#1 Edited by TheDoorman (534 posts) -

Awhile ago I needed a desktop so I bought a desktop with windows and all the software preloaded onto it from dell. I kind of want to try minecraft on my pc but not sure if I can run it.

Processor: i5-2320 3.00GHz

Graphics Card: Intel HD graphics card(which is probably a generic piece of crap lol)

RAM: 6 GB

#2 Posted by returnofjake (231 posts) -

I don't see why not, my old macbook air plays it grand.

The latest game also included the release of the demo so try that first :)

#3 Posted by spiceninja (3055 posts) -

Minecraft will run on anything.

#4 Posted by OllyOxenFree (4970 posts) -
@PlasmaBeam44

Minecraft will run on anything.

No it will not.
#5 Posted by Elazul (1327 posts) -

My laptop is worse than that (2.1GHZ dual-core, 3GB RAM, integrated graphics) and it runs on medium draw distance and max everything else at about 15-20 fps. Should be fine if you ask me.

#6 Posted by yoshisaur (2639 posts) -

Have you tried running the Java browser client? I'm pretty sure it's the same client (different) version and should give you an idea on how it will run.

#7 Posted by IAmNotBatman (627 posts) -

Yeah, but maybe have a bit more fog than you'd like.

#8 Posted by SexyToad (2760 posts) -

Go to minecraft.net they barley added a demo version. You can play for two in game days I believe.

#9 Posted by TheDoorman (534 posts) -

Alright I think I'll try to run the demo, hopefully it works

#10 Posted by JoeyRavn (4948 posts) -

@OllyOxenFree said:

@PlasmaBeam44

Minecraft will run on anything.

No it will not.

Minecraft is a lot more demanding that what people may think. Java can be a huge resource hog if not implemented properly. Luckily, Minecraft lets you assing more RAM to it, which can help boost the game's performance significantly.

#11 Posted by Dunsky5 (8 posts) -

Google Can you run it, or Can i run that game

#12 Posted by believer258 (11630 posts) -

Yes. I've played it on much worse, though you'll still have to turn some settings down.

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