Halo: The Master Chief Collection System Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • OS : Windows 7
  • Processor : AMD Phenom II X4 960T ; Intel i3550
  • Graphics : AMD HD 6850 ; NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450
  • DirectX : Version 11
  • Network : Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage : 43 GB available space
  • Additional Notes : Direct3D feature Level 11.1

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Graphics Requirements

To run Halo: The Master Chief Collection it is recommended that you have a minimum of an AMD HD 6850 ; NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450.

DirectX Version 11 should also be available on your system.

Running Halo: The Master Chief Collection 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

Halo: The Master Chief Collection requires that you have a minimum of an AMD Phenom II X4 960T ; Intel i3550 processor.

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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Storage Requirements

You should have a minimum of 43 GB available space to install and run Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

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

Halo: The Master Chief Collection runs on Windows 7.

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

Halo: The Master Chief Collection was first released on Nov 10, 2014. It is currently available on the following platforms:

  • 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
  • Additional Notes : Direct3D feature Level 11.1

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