7 Days to Die System Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • OS : Windows 7 or higher (64-bit)
  • Processor : 2.4 Ghz Dual Core CPU
  • Memory : 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics : 2 GB Dedicated Memory
  • DirectX : Version 11
  • Network : Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage : 12 GB available space
  • Sound Card : Sound Card
  • Additional Notes : Running the Dedicated Server and Client on the same computer will double ram requirements. Also future releases may require more hard drive space.
  • OS : Windows 7 or higher (64-bit)
  • Processor : 3.0 Ghz Quad Core CPU or faster
  • Memory : 12 GB RAM
  • Graphics : 4 GB Dedicated Memory
  • DirectX : Version 11
  • Network : Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage : 12 GB available space
  • Sound Card : Sound Card
  • Additional Notes : Running the Dedicated Server and Client on the same computer will double ram requirements. Also future releases may require more hard drive space.

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Graphics Requirements

To run 7 Days to Die it is recommended that you have a minimum of an 2 GB Dedicated Memory. The recommended graphic card for the best visual experience is an 4 GB Dedicated Memory (or better).

DirectX Version 11 should also be available on your system.

Running 7 Days to Die on a graphics card that is above the recommended specifications will allow you to achieve the highest levels of visual detail and the best frame rates. Good frame rates can be beneficial when playing competitive games. A higher frame rate will reduce input lag allowing you to react more quickly to events on screen.

CPU Requirements

7 Days to Die requires that you have a minimum of an 2.4 Ghz Dual Core CPU processor. For the best game experience an 3.0 Ghz Quad Core CPU or faster (or better) processor is recommended.

Some games require a powerful CPU in order to manage the game engine. The game engine deals with things like processing network communications for multi-player games and the AI of your enemies in strategy games. Some games are considered CPU intensive or CPU dependent. Most modern games offload work directly to the GPU and don't require a powerful CPU for demanding visuals.

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Memory Requirements

It is recommended that you have a minimum of 8 GB RAM to run 7 Days to Die. The recommended amount of memory for the best game experience is 12 GB RAM (or more).

Having more than the recommended level of RAM for a game will usually not yield much extra gaming performance. However it may be useful if your computer runs other applications in the background.

Storage Requirements

You should have a minimum of 12 GB available space to install and run 7 Days to Die.

An SSD (Solid State Drive) will generally deliver faster game load times than a HDD with a fixed head. Having more than the recommended level of storage available for a game will usually not improve your experience.

Operating System Requirements

7 Days to Die runs on Windows 7 or higher (64-bit). The recommended operating system the best compatability is Windows 7 or higher (64-bit).

Meeting operating system requirements is not always necessary and can sometimes be overlooked. However running an old operating system will usually mean you may have to install extra drivers and encounter unsupported game crashes.

Platforms

7 Days to Die was first released on Dec 12, 2013. It is currently available on the following platforms:

  • Playstation 4
  • Xbox One

An alternative to expensive graphics cards and CPU purchases is console gaming. You may not get the absolute best frame rates or visual quality but if a game is available for a console you can usually be sure of an acceptable level of performance at all times.

Additional Requirements

In addition to the above specified requirements you may also need to the following:

  • Network : Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card : Sound Card
  • Additional Notes : Running the Dedicated Server and Client on the same computer will double ram requirements. Also future releases may require more hard drive space.

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