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Minimum System Requirements for RIFT

Minimum System Requirements

  • Operating system: Windows® XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Processor: Dual Core 2.0 GHz or better
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Hard disk space: 15.0 GB available
  • Video: Nvidia® GeForce® FX 5900, ATI Radeon® X300, or Intel® GMA X4500
  • Sound: DirectX® 8.1 compliant card
  • DirectX®: 9.0c, June 2010 update
  • Broadband Internet connection (DSL, cable modem, or other high-speed connection)

Recommended System Specifications

  • Operating system: Windows® XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel® Core 2 Duo® 2.2 GHz or better
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Hard disk space: 15.0 GB available
  • Desktop Video: Nvidia® GTS 250 or better
  • Notebook Video: Nvidia® GTX 200M series or better
  • Sound: DirectX® 8.1 compliant card
  • DirectX®: 9.0c, June 2010 update
  • Broadband Internet connection (DSL, cable modem, or other high-speed connection)

While it may be possible to play RIFT on systems that do not meet or exceed minimum requirements, the game will not run in a manner that allows for an optimal experience, and you may encounter frequent issues with the game client including graphical distortion, missing graphics or characters, and excessive lag.

The following is a list of video card models and model series that are supported by RIFT:

ATI®

  • Radeon® X1650
  • Radeon® X1800 Series
  • Radeon® X1900 Series
  • Radeon® HD 2000 Series
  • Radeon® HD 3000 Series
  • Radeon® HD 4000 Series
  • Radeon® HD 5000 Series
  • Radeon® HD 6000 Series
  • Radeon® HD 7000 Series
  • Radeon® R7 Series
  • Radeon® R9 Series

NVIDIA®

  • Geforce® 7600 Series
  • Geforce® 7800 Series
  • Geforce® 7900 Series
  • Geforce® 8 Series
  • Geforce® 9 Series
  • Geforce® 100 Series
  • Geforce® 200 Series
  • Geforce® 300 Series
  • Geforce® 400 Series
  • Geforce® 500 Series
  • Geforce® 600 Series
  • Geforce® 700 Series
  • Geforce® GTX Titan

Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator GMA X4500 or better

The following is a list of video card models and model series that are *not* supported by RIFT:

ATI®

  • Radeon® 9000 Series
  • Radeon® X800 Series or lower
  • Radeon® X1300
  • Radeon® X1600

NVIDIA®

  • Geforce® 2/3/4 Series
  • Geforce® FX Series
  • Geforce® 6 Series
  • Geforce® 7300 Series

For more information on ATI® and NVIDIA® video cards, please visit their homepage and technical support websites.

To check your system's specifications with your DirectX Diagnostic Tool:
For Windows XP: Click your Start menu button, select "Run," type "dxdiag" (without the quotes) and click "OK."

For Windows Vista and Windows 7: Click your Start menu button, type "dxdiag" (without the quotes) in the "Search programs and files" box, and press Enter.

Your system specifications are displayed in your DirectX Diagnostic Tool's System, Display, and Sound tabs.

We do not currently support or offer a version of RIFT for Mac OS X.