Can my computer run this game?

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#1 Edited by TheDoorman (571 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)


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#2 Posted by returnofjake (268 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 :)

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#3 Posted by spiceninja (3258 posts) -

Minecraft will run on anything.

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#4 Posted by OllyOxenFree (5015 posts) -

Minecraft will run on anything.

No it will not.
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#5 Posted by Elazul (1351 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.

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#6 Posted by kindgineer (3089 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.

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#7 Posted by IAmNotBatman (702 posts) -

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

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#8 Posted by SexyToad (2939 posts) -

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

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#9 Posted by TheDoorman (571 posts) -

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

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#10 Posted by JoeyRavn (5227 posts) -

@OllyOxenFree said:


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.

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#11 Posted by Dunsky5 (9 posts) -

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

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#12 Posted by Justin258 (14485 posts) -

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

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