Rust System Requirements

Last updated: 25 October 2021

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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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Rust Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Rust system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 8.1 64bit
OS
Windows 10 64bit
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
10 GB
Memory
16 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
DirectX
DirectX
Version 11
DirectX
Version 12
Network
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Storage
Storage
20 GB
Storage
20 GB
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
SSD is highly recommended or expect longer than average load times.
Additional Notes
SSD is highly recommended.

Rust minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 8.1 64bit operating system. Your processor should be Intel Core i7-3770 / AMD FX-9590 or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 10 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be GTX 670 2GB / AMD R9 280 better. You also have to have 20 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Rust for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 10 64bit. Recommended CPU would be Intel Core i7-4790k / AMD Ryzen 5 1600 CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 16 GB or more. And video card — GTX 980 / AMD R9 Fury.

Rust Mac Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Rust system requirements for Mac
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
OS X El Capitan 10.11
OS
OS X El Capitan 10.11
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
10 GB
Memory
16 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
Network
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Storage
Storage
25 GB
Storage
25 GB
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Metal is required,
Additional Notes
SSD is highly recommended or expect longer than average load times.

As for Mac OS, Rust requirements here start with OS X El Capitan 10.11 operating system. Processor needs to be at least Intel Core i7-3770 / AMD FX-9590. 10 GB of RAM is required. Your graphics card should be GTX 670 2GB / AMD R9 280 better. Finally, the game needs 25 GB of free disk space.

As for recommended OS, it is OS X El Capitan 10.11. Intel Core i7-4790k / AMD Ryzen 5 1600 processor is recommended. Plus, 16 GB of RAM. Your video card should be GTX 980 / AMD R9 Fury.

Rust Linux Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Rust system requirements for Linux
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
8 GB
Memory
16 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
Network
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Storage
Storage
10 GB
Storage
12 GB

Processor should be Intel Core i7-3770 / AMD FX-9590 or higher. For RAM you need 8 GB or more. Graphics card should be GTX 670 2GB / AMD R9 280 better or better. 10 GB of free disk space is a must.

As for the processor/CPU, use Intel Core i7-4690K / AMD Ryzen 5 1600 or equivalent. Add 16 GB or more of RAM to it. And make sure you have GTX 980 / AMD R9 Fury graphics card.

Game Details

The only aim in Rust is to survive. Everything wants you to die - the island’s wildlife and other inhabitants, the environment, other survivors. Do whatever it takes to last another night.

Release date
8 February, 2021
Required age
17+
Metacritic score
69/100
OpenCritic Score
66.42/100
Categories
Multi-player, MMO, PvP, Online PvP, Co-op, Online Co-op, Cross-Platform Multiplayer
Genres
Action, Adventure, Indie, RPG, Massively Multiplayer
Supported languages
English*, French*, Italian*, German*, Spanish - Spain*, Japanese*, Korean*, Russian*, Simplified Chinese*, Ukrainian*, Polish*, Portuguese*, Turkish*, Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese - Brazil, Spanish - Latin America, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Vietnamese
* languages with full audio support
Developers
Facepunch Studios
Publishers
Facepunch Studios
Official website
rust.facepunch.com
Support website
support.facepunchstudios.com
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Rust?

You would be able to run Rust 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:

Minimum requirements for Mac are:

Minimum requirements for Linux are:

How much RAM does Rust need?

You need at least 10 GB of RAM to run Rust on PC, but 16 GB is recommended.

On Mac it requires minimum 10 GB, with 16 GB recommended.

And on Linux/SteamOS: 8 GB minimum, and 16 GB recommended.

What processor do I need for Rust?

Intel Core i7-3770 / AMD FX-9590 is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Rust.

How many GB is Rust?

At least 20 GB of disk space is required to install Rust on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Rust?

You need GTX 670 2GB / AMD R9 280 better or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Rust?

Windows 8.1 64bit or newer.

Does Rust require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Rust needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

What DirectX do I need to run Rust?

Version 11 or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Rust on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I play Rust on my Mac?

Yes, Rust supports Mac if it meets the following minimum requirements:

Can I run Rust on Linux/SteamOS?

Yes, you can play Rust on Steam OS/Linux. Please see requirements above.

When is Rust release date?

Rust release date is 8 February, 2021.

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