Knowledgebase: PC
How can I tell if my computer can run a specific game?
Posted by Joseph Paolinelli on 13 October 2011 10:08 AM

If you haven't purchased the game yet you can always look up the minimum system requirements on If you are not sure if your computer's hardware is able to run the game, you can run a tool called the Direct X Diagnostic tool. This tool provides details about your system's hardware.

How to create a Direct X Diagnostic (dxdiag) report

  1. From the Windows key click *Start* menu, then click *Run*.
  2. In the *Open* box, type: dxdiag (hit enter).
  3. If this is your first time running dxdiag, click *Yes* to launch the DirectX Diagnostic Tool.
  4. The system tab will display your OS type and version, amount of memory you have, and they CPU type.
  5. Click the Display tab at the top of the page.
  6. Under name it will list the type of graphics card you have.
  7. On the right hand side under "Drivers"Âť this will list a date that the driver was released

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