Now, PC gamers, you might be mad that you’ll have to wait a few weeks after the console release to get Max Payne 3 on your screens. But, as is often the case, Rockstar’s noir threequel finds its most beauteous iteration on the personal computing platform.
Look at those crow’s-feet on Max’s eyes! The arm hair! The scrapes and cuts on Max’s bald head! Pretty, yes? What are the recommended specs to get all that detail popping off your monitor? See below for Rockstar’s hardware guidance:
Max Payne 3 PC System Specifications
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
NVIDIA® 8600 GT 512MB VRAM — NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680 2GB VRAM / Radeon HD 3400 512MB VRAM – Radeon HD 7970 3GB VRAM
100% Direct X 9.0 compatible — Direct X 9.0 compatible supporting Dolby Digital Live
Based on how great the multiplayer sounds, you don’t want to be running MP3 on a substandard box. If you need to update your rig, you have until May 29 to get it into shape.