Even if Rockstar Games already revealed the system requirements for the PC version of Max Payne 3, the studio released a new list of system requirements divided on multiple categories of settings.
The initial system requirements for playing the game presented only the weakest and the most powerful computer they tested the game on.
We have four categories of systems which will be able to run the game smoothly, with performance levels based on each computer’s hardware abilities.
The weakest computer Max Payne 3 can run on requires a dual core 2.4 GHZ processor, 2 GB of RAM memory and a Nvidia 8600 GT video card, however don’t expect the game to run flawlessly. Rockstar confirmed that such a computer can start the game, however it might not run on advanced graphic settings.
The system requirements for higher performance are decent: i7 processor, 3 GB of RAM memory, and a video card from two generations ago is enough.
Apparently, the specifications who initially scared fans, requirements which included state of the art video cards and 16 GB of RAM memory, are part of the most advanced system Max Payne 3 was played on and they are not mandatory to run Max Payne 3 using the highest graphics settings.
Read the detailed technical specifications below: