Half-Life: Alyx System Requirements

Last updated: 28 May 2023

Curious if your PC can run Half-Life: Alyx? On this page you will find Half-Life: Alyx 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 Half-Life: Alyx 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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Half-Life: Alyx Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Half-Life: Alyx system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 10
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
12 GB
Graphics
Graphics

Half-Life: Alyx minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 10 operating system. Your processor should be Core i5-7500 / Ryzen 5 1600 or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 12 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be GTX 1060 / RX 580 - 6GB VRAM.

Game Details

Half-Life: Alyx is Valve’s VR return to the Half-Life series. It’s the story of an impossible fight against a vicious alien race known as the Combine, set between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2. Playing as Alyx Vance, you are humanity’s only chance for survival.

Release date
23 March, 2021
Metacritic score
93/100
OpenCritic Score
93.02/100
Category
Single-player
Genres
Action, Adventure
Supported languages
English*, French, German, Spanish - Spain, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish - Latin America, Traditional Chinese, Italian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese - Brazil, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Bulgarian, Greek, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, Finnish, Swedish
* languages with full audio support
Developer
Valve
Publisher
Valve
Official website
half-life.com
Support website
help.steampowered.com
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Half-Life: Alyx?

You would be able to run Half-Life: Alyx 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:

How much RAM does Half-Life: Alyx need?

You need at least 12 GB of RAM to run Half-Life: Alyx on PC.

What processor do I need for Half-Life: Alyx?

Core i5-7500 / Ryzen 5 1600 is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Half-Life: Alyx.

What graphics card do I need for Half-Life: Alyx?

You need GTX 1060 / RX 580 - 6GB VRAM or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Half-Life: Alyx?

Windows 10 or newer.

Does Half-Life: Alyx require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Half-Life: Alyx needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

Can I run Half-Life: Alyx on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

When is Half-Life: Alyx release date?

Half-Life: Alyx release date is 23 March, 2021.

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