Can I Run DOOM 3?

Last updated: 13 July 2024

You must be wondering, can my PC run DOOM 3? On this page you will find DOOM 3 system requirements for PC (Windows). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Test your PC to see if it will run DOOM 3 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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DOOM 3 Windows Requirements

DOOM 3 system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements
OS
OS
Microsoft Windows 2000/XP (Does not support Windows Vista/7)
Processor
Processor
PentiumIV 1.5 GHz or Athlon XP 1500+ or higher
Memory
Memory
384 MB
Graphics
Graphics
100% DirectX 9.0b compatible 64MB Hardware Accelerated video card and the lateset drivers
DirectX
DirectX
DirectX 9.0b (included)
Storage
Storage
2.2GB of uncompressed free hard disk space (plus 400MB for Windows swap file)
Sound Card
Sound Card
100% DirectX 9.0b compatible 16-bit sound card and the latest drivers
Multiplayer Requirements
Multiplayer Requirements
Internet (TCP/IP) and LAN (TCP/IP) play supported, Internet play requires broadband connection and latest drivers, LAN play requires network interface card and latest drivers
Supported Chipsets
Supported Chipsets
ATI RadeonTM 8500, ATI RadeonTM 9000, ATI RadeonTM 9200, ATI RadeonTM 9500, ATI RadeonTM 9600, ATI RadeonTM 9700, ATI RadeonTM 9800, all nVidia GeForceTM 3/Ti series, all nVidia GeForceTM 4MX series, all nVidia GeForceTM 4/Ti series, all nVidia GeForceTM FX series, nVidia GeForceTM 6800*Important Note: Some 3D accelerator cards with the chipset listed here may not be compatible with the 3D accelerator features utilized by Doom 3. Please refer to your hardware manufacturer for 100% DirectX 9.0b compatibility. This product does not support Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME or NT.

DOOM 3 minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Microsoft Windows 2000/XP (Does not support Windows Vista/7) operating system. Your processor should be PentiumIV 1.5 GHz or Athlon XP 1500+ or higher or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 384 MB. As for a graphics card, it should be 100% DirectX 9.0b compatible 64MB Hardware Accelerated video card and the lateset drivers. You also have to have 2.2GB of uncompressed free hard disk space (plus 400MB for Windows swap file) free disk space to install the game.

Game Details

A massive demonic invasion has overwhelmed the Union Aerospace Corporation's (UAC) Mars Research Facility, leaving only chaos and horror in its wake. As one of only a few survivors, you must fight your way to hell and back against a horde of evil monsters.

Release date
3 August, 2021
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player
Genre
Action
Supported languages
English, German, Italian, Spanish - Spain, French
* languages with full audio support
Developers
id Software
Publishers
id Software
Official website
doom3.com
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run DOOM 3?

You would be able to run DOOM 3 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:

  • OS: Microsoft Windows 2000/XP (Does not support Windows Vista/7)
  • Processor: PentiumIV 1.5 GHz or Athlon XP 1500+ or higher
  • Memory: 384 MB
  • Graphics: 100% DirectX 9.0b compatible 64MB Hardware Accelerated video card and the lateset drivers
  • DirectX: DirectX 9.0b (included)
  • Storage: 2.2GB of uncompressed free hard disk space (plus 400MB for Windows swap file)
  • Sound Card: 100% DirectX 9.0b compatible 16-bit sound card and the latest drivers
  • Multiplayer Requirements: Internet (TCP/IP) and LAN (TCP/IP) play supported, Internet play requires broadband connection and latest drivers, LAN play requires network interface card and latest drivers
  • Supported Chipsets: ATI RadeonTM 8500, ATI RadeonTM 9000, ATI RadeonTM 9200, ATI RadeonTM 9500, ATI RadeonTM 9600, ATI RadeonTM 9700, ATI RadeonTM 9800, all nVidia GeForceTM 3/Ti series, all nVidia GeForceTM 4MX series, all nVidia GeForceTM 4/Ti series, all nVidia GeForceTM FX series, nVidia GeForceTM 6800*Important Note: Some 3D accelerator cards with the chipset listed here may not be compatible with the 3D accelerator features utilized by Doom 3. Please refer to your hardware manufacturer for 100% DirectX 9.0b compatibility. This product does not support Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME or NT.

How much RAM does DOOM 3 need?

You need at least 384 MB of RAM to run DOOM 3 on PC.

What processor do I need for DOOM 3?

PentiumIV 1.5 GHz or Athlon XP 1500+ or higher is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run DOOM 3.

How many GB is DOOM 3?

At least 2.2GB of uncompressed free hard disk space (plus 400MB for Windows swap file) of disk space is required to install DOOM 3 on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for DOOM 3?

You need 100% DirectX 9.0b compatible 64MB Hardware Accelerated video card and the lateset drivers or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play DOOM 3?

Microsoft Windows 2000/XP (Does not support Windows Vista/7) or newer.

What DirectX do I need to run DOOM 3?

DirectX 9.0b (included) or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run DOOM 3 on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

When is DOOM 3 release date?

DOOM 3 release date is 3 August, 2021.

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