More Max Payne 3 details, system specs and new screenshots

Max Payne 3 gets some PC system specifications, can rock all the way up to a Core i7 3930K, HD7970/G.

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We all know Max Payne 3 is nearly here, but what are the PC specifications for it? How high does it scale? Rockstar have unleashed some more information on the painkiller-addicted, slow-mo-flyin' Max Payne 3. Max Payne 3's PC System Specifications:

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Operating System:

Windows 7 32/64 Service Pack 1, Windows Vista 32/64 Service Pack 2, Windows XP 32/64 Service Pack 3


Intel Dual Core 2.4 GHZ - i7 3930K 6 Core x 3.06 GHZ / AMD Dual Core 2.6 GHZ - FX8150 8 Core x 3.6 GHZ


2GB - 16GB

Video Card:

NVIDIA® 8600 GT 512MB VRAM - NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680 2GB VRAM / Radeon HD 3400 512MB VRAM - Radeon HD 7970 3GB VRAM

Sound Card:

100% Direct X 9.0 compatible - Direct X 9.0 compatible supporting Dolby Digital Live

HDD Space:

35 GB

DVD Drive

Please refer to your hardware manufacturer and for current compatibility information. Some system components such as mobile chipsets, integrated, and AGP graphics cards may be incompatible. Unlisted specifications may not be supported by publisher.

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First up, we can see that it still works on Windows XP, which is good for some users who are running the much older operating system. Secondly, minimum requirements are that you have a dual-core processor, 2GB of RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce 8600GT. But, the goodness lays in what it ranges up to, not minimum requirements.

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Rockstar have actually put it in text right there, that Max Payne 3 scales right up to the latest and greatest Intel Core i7 3930K 6-core processor, as well as NVIDIA and AMD's latest and greatest DX11-powered GPUs, the GEFORCE GTX 680 and Radeon HD 7970. This is great news. The latest screenshots to go with it show an insane amount of detail on the characters, environments, and guns. Let's hope the in-game graphics look this good, because if they do, it's high time you get excited!


Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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