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Minecraft: Java & Windows 10 System Requirements (2021)

Here's all about System Requirements for Minecraft including CPU, GPU, RAM, OS, and more.

The latest Minecraft is developed by Mojang in Light Weight Java Game Library (LWJGL) so here are both minimum and recommended system requirements for Minecraft PC for 2021 in this article.

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Minecraft System Requirements

Minecraft Java & Windows 10 RTX System Requirements

Minecraft will is mainly available in two versions as Minecraft: Java Edition and Minecraft for Windows 10. So if you are wondering if you can run it according to the version you picking up then here’s both minimum and recommended system requirements in 2021 for both Minecraft versions below:

Minecraft Java Minimum System Requirements (2021)

  • Processor (CPU): Intel Core i3-3210 3.2 GHz / AMD A8-7600 APU 3.1 GHz or better
  • Memory (RAM): 4 GB
  • Graphics (GPU): Intel HD Graphics 4000 / AMD Radeon R5 series with OpenGL 4.4
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection for downloading Minecraft files before playing offline.
  • Storage: 2 GB HDD
  • OS:
    • Windows: Windows 7 and up
    • macOS: Any 64-bit OS X using 10.9 Maverick or newer
    • Linux: Any modern 64-bit distributions from 2014 onwards

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Minecraft Java Recommended Requirements (2021)

  • Processor (CPU): Intel Core i3-3210 3.2 GHz / AMD A8-7600 APU 3.1 GHz or better
  • Memory (RAM): 8 GB
  • Graphics (GPU): Nvidia GeForce 700 Series or AMD Radeon Rx 200 Series with OpenGL 4.5
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection for downloading Minecraft files before playing offline.
  • Storage: 4 GB SSD
  • OS:
    • Windows: Windows 10 64-bit
    • macOS: macOS 10.12 Sierra
    • Linux: Any modern distributions from 2014 onwards

Minecraft for Windows 10 Minimum System Requirements (2021)

  • Processor (CPU): Intel Celeron J4105 / AMD FX-4100 or better
  • Memory (RAM): 4 GB
  • Graphics (GPU): Intel HD Graphics 4000 / AMD Radeon R5 series
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection for downloading Minecraft files before playing offline.
  • Storage: 2 GB HDD
  • OS: Windows 10 version 14393.0 or higher, & Xbox One

Minecraft for Windows 10 Recommended Requirements (2021)

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  • Processor (CPU): Intel i7-6500U / AMD A8-6600K or better
  • Memory (RAM): 8 GB
  • Graphics (GPU): NVIDIA GeForce 940M / AMD Radeon HD 8570D
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection for downloading Minecraft files before playing offline.
  • Storage: 2 GB HDD
  • OS: Windows 10 version 14393.0 or higher, & Xbox One

That’s everything you need to know about System Requirements for Minecraft in 2021. While you are here make sure to check out our Video Game Guides to know more tips & tricks in all the popular games.

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