Dwarf Fortress System Requirements

Last updated: 26 October 2021

Curious if your PC can run Dwarf Fortress? On this page you will find Dwarf Fortress 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 Dwarf Fortress 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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Dwarf Fortress Windows Requirements

Dwarf Fortress system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
XP SP3
OS
Processor
Processor
Dual Core CPU - 2.4GHz+
Processor
Dual Core CPU - 4GHz+
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Memory
4 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
Storage
Storage
500 MB
Storage
500 MB

Dwarf Fortress minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least XP SP3 operating system. Your processor should be Dual Core CPU - 2.4GHz+ or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 4 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be 1GB of VRAM: Intel HD 3000 GPU / AMD HD 5450 / Nvidia 9400 GT. You also have to have 500 MB free disk space to install the game.

Recommended CPU would be Dual Core CPU - 4GHz+ CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 4 GB or more.

Game Details

The deepest, most intricate simulation of a world that's ever been created. The legendary Dwarf Fortress is now on Steam. Build a fortress and try to help your dwarves survive, OR adventure as a single hero against a deeply generated world.

Category
Single-player
Genres
Indie, Simulation, Strategy, RPG
Supported languages
English
* languages with full audio support
Developer
Bay 12 Games
Publisher
Kitfox Games
Support website
kitfoxgames.com
Support website
[email protected]
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Dwarf Fortress?

You would be able to run Dwarf Fortress 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 Dwarf Fortress with 3 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Dwarf Fortress. The minimum RAM is 4 GB.

Can I play Dwarf Fortress with 4 GB of RAM?

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

How much RAM does Dwarf Fortress need?

You need at least 4 GB of RAM to run Dwarf Fortress on PC.

What processor do I need for Dwarf Fortress?

Dual Core CPU - 2.4GHz+ is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Dwarf Fortress.

How many GB is Dwarf Fortress?

At least 500 MB of disk space is required to install Dwarf Fortress on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Dwarf Fortress?

You need 1GB of VRAM: Intel HD 3000 GPU / AMD HD 5450 / Nvidia 9400 GT or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Dwarf Fortress?

XP SP3 or newer.

Can I run Dwarf Fortress on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

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