Resident Evil 3 System Requirements

Last updated: 5 February 2023

Curious if your PC can run Resident Evil 3? On this page you will find Resident Evil 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 Resident Evil 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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Resident Evil 3 Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Resident Evil 3 system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
WINDOWS 7, 8.1, 10
OS
Windows 10
Processor
Processor
Intel Core™ i5-4460 or AMD FX™-6300
Processor
Memory
Memory
8 GB
Memory
8 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
DirectX
DirectX
Version 11
DirectX
Version 12
Network
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Storage
Storage
45 GB
Storage
45 GB
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Anticipated performance at these specifications is 1080p/30FPS for Resident Evil 3 and 720p/30FPS for Resident Evil Resistance. If you don't have enough graphics memory to run the game at your selected texture quality, you must go to Options > Graphics and lower the texture quality or shadow quality, or decrease the resolution. An internet connection is required for product activation. In addition, an internet connection is required at all times when playing Resident Evil Resistance. (Network connectivity uses Steam developed by Valve Corporation.)
Additional Notes
Anticipated performance at these specifications is 1080p/60FPS. An internet connection is required for product activation. In addition, an internet connection is required at all times when playing Resident Evil Resistance. (Network connectivity uses Steam developed by Valve Corporation.)

Resident Evil 3 minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least WINDOWS 7, 8.1, 10 operating system. Your processor should be Intel Core™ i5-4460 or AMD FX™-6300 or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 8 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon™ R7 260x with 2GB Video. You also have to have 45 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Resident Evil 3 for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 10. Recommended CPU would be Intel Core™ i7-3770 or AMD FX™-9590 CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 8 GB or more. And video card — NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon™ RX 480 with 3GB VRAM.

Game Details

Jill Valentine is one of the last remaining people in Raccoon City to witness the atrocities Umbrella performed. To stop her, Umbrella unleashes their ultimate secret weapon: Nemesis! Also includes Resident Evil Resistance, a new 1 vs 4 online multiplayer game set in the Resident Evil universe.

Release date
2 April, 2021
Metacritic score
77/100
OpenCritic Score
78.73/100
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player, PvP, Online PvP
Genre
Action
Supported languages
English*, French*, Italian*, German*, Spanish - Spain*, Portuguese - Brazil, Polish, Russian, Simplified Chinese*, Traditional Chinese, Japanese*, Korean
* languages with full audio support
Developers
CAPCOM CO., LTD.
Publishers
CAPCOM CO., LTD.
Official website
capcom.co.jp
Support website
capcom.co.jp
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Resident Evil 3?

You would be able to run Resident Evil 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: WINDOWS 7, 8.1, 10
  • Processor: Intel Core™ i5-4460 or AMD FX™-6300
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon™ R7 260x with 2GB Video
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 45 GB
  • Additional Notes: Anticipated performance at these specifications is 1080p/30FPS for Resident Evil 3 and 720p/30FPS for Resident Evil Resistance. If you don't have enough graphics memory to run the game at your selected texture quality, you must go to Options > Graphics and lower the texture quality or shadow quality, or decrease the resolution. An internet connection is required for product activation. In addition, an internet connection is required at all times when playing Resident Evil Resistance. (Network connectivity uses Steam developed by Valve Corporation.)

Can I play Resident Evil 3 with 6 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Resident Evil 3. The minimum RAM is 8 GB.

Can I play Resident Evil 3 with 8 GB of RAM?

Yes, Resident Evil 3 can run with 8 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Resident Evil 3 need?

You need at least 8 GB of RAM to run Resident Evil 3 on PC.

What processor do I need for Resident Evil 3?

Intel Core™ i5-4460 or AMD FX™-6300 is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Resident Evil 3.

How many GB is Resident Evil 3?

At least 45 GB of disk space is required to install Resident Evil 3 on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Resident Evil 3?

You need NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon™ R7 260x with 2GB Video or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Resident Evil 3?

WINDOWS 7, 8.1, 10 or newer.

Does Resident Evil 3 require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Resident Evil 3 needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

What DirectX do I need to run Resident Evil 3?

Version 11 or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Resident Evil 3 on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

When is Resident Evil 3 release date?

Resident Evil 3 release date is 2 April, 2021.

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