There is much anticipation for the new Assassin’s Creed III and with the release about a month away, now would be a good time to find out whether or not your gaming PC can handle what Ubisoft has in store. On their customer support site, Ubisoft revealed the minimum system requirements to run the game on PC.

According to Ubisoft, the following specifications are required:

Supported OS: Windows Vista (SP2)/Windows 7 (SP1) / Windows 8
Processor: 2.66GHz Intel Core2 Duo E6700 or 3.00GHz AMD Athlon 64 x2 6000+ or better recommended
RAM: 2GB (4GB recommended)
Video card: 512MB DirectX 9.0c-compliant with Shader Model 4.0 or higher
Sound card: DirectX 9.0c-compliant (5.1 surround sound recommended)
DVD-ROM: Dual-layer drive
Hard drive space: 17GB
Peripherals supported: Windows-compatible keyboard, mouse, optional controller (Xbox 360 Controller for Windows recommended)
Multiplayer: 256Kbps or faster broadband connection
Supported video cards at time of release:
AMD Radeon HD 3870 / 4000 / 5000 / 6000 / 7000 series or better
Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT / 9 / 100 / 200 / 300 / 400 / 500 / 600 series or better

Assassin’s Creed III is set to release October 30.


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