Left 4 Dead 2 System Requirements

Last updated: 19 June 2020

On this page you will find Left 4 Dead 2 system requirements for PC (Windows, Mac and Linux). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Below are Left 4 Dead 2 requirements details for CPU, operating system, graphics and sound cards, required disk space and more for each of the supported platforms.

Can my PC run Left 4 Dead 2?

Test your PC for Left 4 Dead 2

  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’

Left 4 Dead 2 Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Left 4 Dead 2 system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7 32/ / Vista 32/64 / XP
OS
Windows 7 32/ / Vista 32/64 / XP
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
2 GB
Memory
2 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Video card with 128 MB, Shader model 2.0. ATI X800, NVidia 6600
Graphics
Video Card Shader model 3.0. NVidia 7600, ATI X1600
DirectX
DirectX
Version 9.0c
DirectX
Version 9.0c
Storage
Storage
13 GB
Storage
13 GB
Sound Card
Sound Card
DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
Sound Card
DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card

Left 4 Dead 2 minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7 32/ / Vista 32/64 / XP operating system. Your processor should be Pentium 4 3.0GHz or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 2 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be Video card with 128 MB, Shader model 2.0. ATI X800, NVidia 6600, and it should support Direct X Version 9.0c. You also have to have 13 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Left 4 Dead 2 for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 7 32/ / Vista 32/64 / XP. Recommended CPU would be Intel core 2 duo 2.4GHz CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 2 GB or more. And video card — Video Card Shader model 3.0. NVidia 7600, ATI X1600. It should also support Direct X Version 9.0c.

Left 4 Dead 2 Mac Requirements

Left 4 Dead 2 system requirements for Mac
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
MacOS 10.7
OS
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
2 GB
Memory
Graphics
Graphics
ATI Radeon 2400 or higher / NVIDIA 8600M or higher / Intel HD Graphics 3000
Graphics
Storage
Storage
13 GB
Storage
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Not supported: OS X 10.5.x, ATI X1600 or X1900 graphics, NVIDIA GeForce 7 graphics or Intel graphics less than Intel HD 3000.
Additional Notes

As for Mac OS, Left 4 Dead 2 requirements here start with MacOS 10.7 operating system. Processor needs to be at least Dual core Intel, 2GHz. 2 GB of RAM is required. Your graphics card should be ATI Radeon 2400 or higher / NVIDIA 8600M or higher / Intel HD Graphics 3000. Finally, the game needs 13 GB of free disk space.

Left 4 Dead 2 Linux Requirements

Left 4 Dead 2 system requirements for Linux
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Ubuntu 12.04
OS
Processor
Processor
Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz
Processor
Memory
Memory
2 GB
Memory
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
Storage
Storage
13 GB
Storage
Sound Card
Sound Card
OpenAL Compatible Sound Card
Sound Card

If you’re on Linux, minimum requirements include Ubuntu 12.04. Processor should be Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz or higher. For RAM you need 2 GB or more. Graphics card should be nVidia GeForce 8600 / 9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeon HD2600/3600 (Graphic Drivers: nVidia 310, AMD 12.11), OpenGL 2.1 or better. 13 GB of free disk space is a must.

Buy Left 4 Dead 2

You can buy Left 4 Dead 2 directly on Steam, or on one of the marketplaces below. Usually, games on marketplaces are much cheaper, and you can save up to 80%! Check prices below:

Currency Price
USA - U.S. Dollar $9.99
Euro €8,19 ~$9.66
Qatari Riyal 24.99 ر.ق ~$6.84
Polish Zloty 35,99 zł ~$9.26
New Zealand Dollar $12.39 ~$8.26
South Asia - U.S. Dollar $5.49
Swiss Franc CHF10.50 ~$11.57
Kuwaiti Dinar د.ك1.950 ~$6.36
South Korean Won ₩10,500 ~$9.25
Japanese Yen ¥1,010 ~$9.59
British Pound £7.19 ~$9.34
Israeli New Shekel ₪36.95 ~$10.89
Canadian Dollar $11.49 ~$8.70
Norwegian Krone 72,00 kr ~$7.76
CIS - U.S. Dollar $6.29
Ukrainian Hryvnia 169.00 ₴ ~$5.94
Russian Ruble 259,00 ₽ ~$3.38
Kazakhstani Tenge 1,850.00 〒 ~$4.29
Vietnamese Dong ₫120.000 ~$5.16
Thai Baht ฿189.00 ~$6.02
Singapore Dollar $10.00 ~$7.33
Philippine Peso ₱289.95 ~$5.97
Malaysian Ringgit RM23.50 ~$5.62
Indonesian Rupiah Rp69.999,00 ~$4.76
Uruguayan Peso $229,00 ~$5.37
Peruvian Nuevo Sol S/22.00 ~$6.10
Mexican Peso $113.99 ~$5.40
Costa Rican Colon ₡4.600,00 ~$7.57
Colombian Peso $18.500,00 ~$4.84
Chilean Peso $4.400 ~$5.62
Brazilian Real R$20,69 ~$3.66
Argentine Peso $129,99 ~$1.66
South African Rand R79.00 ~$4.85
Taiwan Dollar $186.00 ~$6.47
Hong Kong Dollar $52.00 ~$6.69
Turkish Lira ₺18,50 ~$2.28
Saudi Riyal ر.س21.95 ~$5.84
U.A.E. Dirham د.إ29.00 ~$7.87
Indian Rupee ₹349.00 ~$4.70
Chinese Yuan Renminbi ¥37.00 ~$5.50
Australian Dollar $14.50 ~$10.30

Game Details

Release date
16 November, 2009
Metacritic score
89/100
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player, PvP, Online PvP, Co-op, Online Co-op
Genre
Action
Supported languages
Danish, Dutch, English*, Finnish, French*, German*, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian*, Simplified Chinese, Spanish - Spain*, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Hungarian, Turkish
* languages with full audio support
Developer
Valve
Publisher
Valve
Official website
l4d.com
Support website
steamcommunity.com
Steam page
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Left 4 Dead 2?

You would be able to run Left 4 Dead 2 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: Windows 7 32/ / Vista 32/64 / XP
  • Processor: Pentium 4 3.0GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Graphics: Video card with 128 MB, Shader model 2.0. ATI X800, NVidia 6600
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 13 GB
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card

Minimum requirements for Mac are:

  • OS: MacOS 10.7
  • Processor: Dual core Intel, 2GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Graphics: ATI Radeon 2400 or higher / NVIDIA 8600M or higher / Intel HD Graphics 3000
  • Storage: 13 GB
  • Additional Notes: Not supported: OS X 10.5.x, ATI X1600 or X1900 graphics, NVIDIA GeForce 7 graphics or Intel graphics less than Intel HD 3000.

Minimum requirements for Linux are:

Can I play Left 4 Dead 2 with 1 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Left 4 Dead 2. The minimum RAM is 2 GB.

Can Left 4 Dead 2 run on 2 GB of RAM?

Yes, Left 4 Dead 2 can run with 2 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Left 4 Dead 2 need?

You need at least 2 GB of RAM to run Left 4 Dead 2 on PC.

On Mac it requires minimum 2 GB.

And on Linux/SteamOS: 2 GB minimum.

What processor do I need for Left 4 Dead 2?

Pentium 4 3.0GHz is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Left 4 Dead 2.

How many GB is Left 4 Dead 2?

At least 13 GB of disk space is required to install Left 4 Dead 2 on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Left 4 Dead 2?

You need Video card with 128 MB, Shader model 2.0. ATI X800, NVidia 6600 or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Left 4 Dead 2?

Windows 7 32/ / Vista 32/64 / XP or newer.

Does Left 4 Dead 2 require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Left 4 Dead 2 needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

What DirectX do I need to run Left 4 Dead 2?

Version 9.0c or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Left 4 Dead 2 on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I play Left 4 Dead 2 on my Mac?

Yes, Left 4 Dead 2 supports Mac if it meets the following minimum requirements:

  • OS: MacOS 10.7
  • Processor: Dual core Intel, 2GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Graphics: ATI Radeon 2400 or higher / NVIDIA 8600M or higher / Intel HD Graphics 3000
  • Storage: 13 GB
  • Additional Notes: Not supported: OS X 10.5.x, ATI X1600 or X1900 graphics, NVIDIA GeForce 7 graphics or Intel graphics less than Intel HD 3000.

Can I run Left 4 Dead 2 on Linux/SteamOS?

Yes, you can play Left 4 Dead 2 on Steam OS/Linux. Please see requirements above.

When is Left 4 Dead 2 release date?

Left 4 Dead 2 release date is 16 November, 2009.

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