Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 – System Requirements


These are the system requirements for Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3.

  • Operating system
    Required: Windows XP or Vista (32-bit)
    Not Supported: Windows 2000, 64-bit versions of Windows XP or Vista
  • CPU
    Minimum: Windows XP: 2.0 GHz (Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon 2000+; multiple cores) / Windows Vista: 2.2 GHz (Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon 2200+; multiple cores)
    Recommended: 3.0 GHz dual-core processor
  • Memory
    Minimum: Windows XP/ Vista: 1 GB RAM
    Recommended: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics card
    Minimum: NVIDIA GeForce 6800 / ATI Radeon X800 or higher with Hardware Transform and Lighting (T&L) capability
    Recommended: NVIDIA GeForce 7 128 MB 3D graphics card with Hardware Vertex and Pixel Shader (VS/PS) capability
    Not supported: ATI Radeon 9200 and 9250 PCI, NVIDIA Geforce 4 MX
  • Sound card
    Required: DirectX 9.0c compatible (Creative Sound Blaster Audigy cards require a Intel Pentium 4 2.6 GHz or similar under Vista)
    Recommended: EAX 2.0 compliant audio device
    Not supported: Yamaha Xwave-512
  • Optical media
    Required: 8x speed DVD-ROM drive
    Recommended: 16x speed DVD-ROM drive
  • DirectX
    Microsoft DirectX 9.0c
  • Installation
    10 GB or more of free hard drive space; plus an allowance of additional free space available after installing the game for save games and Windows file caching.
  • Internet connectivity and multiplayer support
    Minimum: 512 Kbp/s Internet connection (2 players)
    Recommended: 2 Mbp/s broadband-class connection (2-8 players)
    Internet/LAN: supports 2 to 8 players with VoIP support
  • Input devices
    Required: keyboard, mouse
    Optional: VoIP headset


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