Dead by Daylight System Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • OS : Windows 10 64-bit Operating System
  • Processor : Intel Core i3-4170 or AMD FX-8120
  • Memory : 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics : DX11 Compatible GeForce GTX 460 1GB or AMD HD 6850 1GB
  • DirectX : Version 11
  • Network : Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage : 50 GB available space
  • Sound Card : DX11 compatible
  • Additional Notes : With these requirements, it is recommended that the game is played on Low quality settings.
  • OS : Windows 10 64-bit Operating System
  • Processor : Intel Core i3-4170 or AMD FX-8300 or higher
  • Memory : 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics : DX11 Compatible GeForce 760 or AMD HD 8800 or higher with 4GB of RAM
  • DirectX : Version 11
  • Network : Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage : 50 GB available space
  • Sound Card : DX11 compatible

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Graphics Requirements

To run Dead by Daylight it is recommended that you have a minimum of an DX11 Compatible GeForce GTX 460 1GB or AMD HD 6850 1GB. The recommended graphic card for the best visual experience is an DX11 Compatible GeForce 760 or AMD HD 8800 or higher with 4GB of RAM (or better).

DirectX Version 11 should also be available on your system.

Running Dead by Daylight 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.

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CPU Requirements

Dead by Daylight requires that you have a minimum of an Intel Core i3-4170 or AMD FX-8120 processor. For the best game experience an Intel Core i3-4170 or AMD FX-8300 or higher (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 Dead by Daylight.

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 50 GB available space to install and run Dead by Daylight.

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

Dead by Daylight runs on Windows 10 64-bit Operating System. The recommended operating system the best compatability is Windows 10 64-bit Operating System.

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

Dead by Daylight was first released on Jun 14, 2016. 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 : DX11 compatible
  • Additional Notes : With these requirements, it is recommended that the game is played on Low quality settings.

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