Second Life System Requirements

Here are the minimum and recommended system requirements to run Second Life smoothly and efficiently without any crash, freeze, slowness etc. on any computer;

Minimum System Requirements:

CPU: 800 MHz Pentium III or Athlon, or better
RAM: 512 MB or more
GPU: Video/Graphics Card for XP/2000:
– nVidia GeForce 2, GeForce 4 MX or better
– OR ATI Radeon 8500, 9250 or better
– OR 945 chipset

Video/Graphics Card for Vista (requires latest drivers):

– nVidia GeForce 6600 or better
– OR ATI Radeon 9500 or better
– OR 945 chipset
OS: Windows 2000, XP, or Vista

Recommended System Requirements:

CPU: 1.5 GHz (XP), 2-GHz (Vista) 32-bit (x86) or better
RAM: 1 GB or more
GPU: # Nvidia Graphics cards (6000 series: 6700, 6800; 7000 series: 7600, 7800, 7900; 8000 series: 8400, 8500, 8600, 8800; GeForce Go: 7400, 7600, 7800, 7900)
# ATI Graphics Cards (X800, X900; X1400, X1500, X1600, X1700, X1800, X1900)
OS: Windows 2000, XP, or Vista

Please also have a look at other posts under “System Requirements” category to view & check if your computer system is powerful enough to run other games like Second Life smoothly.


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