Black Desert System Requirements

Last updated: 7 December 2021

Curious if your PC can run Black Desert? On this page you will find Black Desert system requirements for PC (Windows, Linux and Mac). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Test your PC to see if it will run Black Desert or check system requirement details for CPU, operating system, graphics and sound cards, required disk space and more for each of the supported platforms.

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  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s CPU name will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Processor’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. In the opened menu click on ‘Device Manager’
  3. In ‘Device Manager’ click on the arrow next to ‘Display adapters’
  4. Under the drop-down, you will see the GPU that your computer is using

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s RAM will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Installed RAM’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. You can see if Windows is 64 or 32 bit under ‘System type’
  4. You can see Windows version under ‘Windows edition’

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Black Desert Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Black Desert system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 10 (32-bit or )
OS
Windows 10 ()
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Memory
8 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
Network
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Storage
Storage
39 GB
Storage
39 GB
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Screen Resolution: 1280x720
Additional Notes
Screen Resolution: 1920x1080 or higher

Black Desert minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 10 (32-bit or ) operating system. Your processor should be Intel Core i3-530 2.9 GHz or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 4 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be GTS 250, GeForce 9800 GTX, Radeon HD 3870 X2. You also have to have 39 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Black Desert for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 10 (). Recommended CPU would be Intel Core i5-650 3.2Ghz CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 8 GB or more. And video card — NVIDIA GTX 970, AMD RX 480.

Game Details

Black Desert is a sandbox, living-world MMORPG. Experience fast-paced, action-packed combat, hunt monsters and huge bosses, fight with friends in a guild to siege nodes and conquer castles, train your life skills such as fishing, trading, crafting, cooking, and much more!

Release date
24 May, 2021
Metacritic score
73/100
Categories
Multi-player, MMO, PvP, Online PvP, Co-op, Online Co-op
Genres
Action, Adventure, Simulation, Strategy, RPG, Massively Multiplayer
Supported languages
English*, French, German, Spanish - Spain, Japanese*, Russian*, Thai, Turkish, Traditional Chinese*
* languages with full audio support
Developers
Pearl Abyss
Publishers
Pearl Abyss
Official website
steam.playblackdesert.com
Support website
support.pearlabyss.com
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Black Desert?

You would be able to run Black Desert on your PC if it meets minimum requirements below. You can also use our free test tool to check it!

Minimum requirements for Windows are:

Can I play Black Desert with 3 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Black Desert. The minimum RAM is 4 GB.

Can I play Black Desert with 4 GB of RAM?

Yes, Black Desert can run with 4 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Black Desert need?

You need at least 4 GB of RAM to run Black Desert on PC, but 8 GB is recommended.

What processor do I need for Black Desert?

Intel Core i3-530 2.9 GHz is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Black Desert.

How many GB is Black Desert?

At least 39 GB of disk space is required to install Black Desert on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Black Desert?

You need GTS 250, GeForce 9800 GTX, Radeon HD 3870 X2 or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Black Desert?

Windows 10 (32-bit or ) or newer.

Does Black Desert require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Black Desert needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

Can I run Black Desert on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

When is Black Desert release date?

Black Desert release date is 24 May, 2021.

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