Dirt 3
Have your say
7.44
Dirt 3 packshot image
Coming 2011, DiRT 3 will boast more cars, more locations, more routes and more events than any other game in the series, including over 50 rally cars representing the very best from five decades of the sport. With more than double the track content of 2009’s hit, DiRT 3 will see players start at the top as a professional driver, with a top-flight career in competitive off-road racing complimented by the opportunity to express themselves in Gymkhana-style showpiece driving events.
As players race to elevate their global standing, DiRT 3 delivers mud, sweat and gears world over: from the intense weather-beaten rally stages of Europe, Africa and the US, to executing performance driving showcases and career challenges where car control is pushed to spectacular limits.
Dirt 3 System Requirements
2 May 2012 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • Intel Pentium D 2.8 GHz
  • 2GB RAM
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • 256 MB VRAM
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win 7 32
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-860 Quad 2.80GHz / AMD Phenom II X4 B50
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 4890 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280
  • System Memory: 3 GB RAM
  • Storage: 15 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 11 Compatible Graphics Card
PC System Analysis For Dirt 3 Requirements
Dirt 3 requires a Radeon HD 4890 graphics card with a Core i7-860 Quad 2.80GHz or Phenom II X4 B50 processor to reach the recommended specs, achieving high graphics setting on 1080p. 3 GB will also be needed to achieve the Dirt 3 rec specs and get 60FPS. Minimum RAM requirements are 2 GB system memory. Make sure your GPU can run DirectX 11 or Dirt 3 won’t run. We suggest a 12 year old PC to play smoothly.
FPS System Benchmark
200+ FPS
High
Graphics Card
How well optimised is Dirt 3 for PC? Dirt 3 is excellently optimized
9.2
Where does Dirt 3 rank in the list of the most demanding games?
Genres: Arcade, Racing, Sim
PC Dirt 3 User Scores
Can I run Dirt 3
CPU Please select a processor
GPUPlease select a graphics solution
Dirt 3 System Requirements
Intel CPU
AMD CPU
Nvidia Graphics Card
AMD Graphics Card
VRAM
RAM
OS
Direct X
HDD Space
GD Verdict
Minimum Requirements
Intel CPU
AMD CPU
Nvidia Graphics Card
AMD Graphics Card
VRAM
RAM
OS
Direct X
HDD Space
GD Verdict
GD Adjusted Requirements
Intel CPU
AMD CPU
Nvidia Graphics Card
AMD Graphics Card
VRAM
RAM
OS
Direct X
HDD Space
GD Verdict
Recommended Requirements
Intel CPU
AMD CPU
Nvidia Graphics Card
AMD Graphics Card
VRAM
RAM
OS
Direct X
HDD Space
GD Verdict
Average Frames Per Second
Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
Premium Only FPS
Ultra Setting
Premium Only FPS

Dirt 3 PC Release Date:

24 May 2011

Alternative Game Tags: dirt 2, dirt3 dirtiii, dirt iii, rally driving racing driving
Dirt 3 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
127%
Graphics Card
356%
RAM
13GB
333%
VS
VS
Popular Game System Requirements
Cyberpunk 2077
Monster Hunter Rise
Valheim
Assassins Creed: Valhalla
Grand Theft Auto VI
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
Resident Evil 8
Far Cry 6
Diablo 2 Resurrected
Hitman 3
The latest system requirements News for Dirt 3
Dirt 3 Escapes Games For Windows Live - Complete Edition Launched On Steam
Apr-05-2015 [pc]
Dirt 3 has become the latest in a long line of titles to rid itself of the shackles of Games for Windows Live. It’s been over a year since Codemasters originally announced its off-road racer would b...
Dirt 3 Leaves Games For Windows Live For Dust
Nov-11-2013 [pc]
Dirt 3 is the latest title to attempt to escape the clutches of Games For Windows Live iron grip, as a new update looks to sever the title from Microsoft’s dying service before it goes the way o...
Dirt 3 System Requirements
Apr-24-2011 [pc]
Dirt 3 Minimum System Requirements o OS: Microsoft Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 o CPU: AMD AthlonTM 64 X2 2.8GHz, Intel Pentium® D 2.8Ghz o RAM: 2GB o Hard Disk Space: 15GB o GFX: AMD RadeonTM H...
The discussion area is the place where you get to chat with fellow gamers and techies.
You need to be logged in and have a GD rank of 2 or higher to join the discussion
View all discussions
Can I run ?
Refine your question (optional)
X
Formatting Syntax Result
Bold **bold text** bold text
Italic *italic text* italic text
Links [Game-Debate](https://www.game-debate.com) Game-Debate
Ordered List Press return twice to start your list

1. List item the first
2. List item the second
3. List item the third

Press return twice to finish your list
Press return twice to start your list
  1. List item the first
  2. List item the second
  3. List item the third
Press return twice to finish your list
Code Blocks `alert('hello world!');` alert('hello world!');
Quote Blocks > 'Tis better to have visited Game-Debate than to never have visited Game-Debate
'Tis better to have visited Game-Debate than to never have visited Game-Debate
Formatting Help
New - Ordered by date, the newest comments at the top
1 2 3 4 5
0
PC Specs
2007
Check Prices
$183.00
Your CPU CPU Comparison
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

3 GB

0

Resolution

1366 x 768

0
/
1
Can I run Dirt 3 on low at 720p?
Core 2 Duo E6750 2.66GHz
Radeon HD 2400 Pro
1GB
71% of 7 people think this rig can run

Can I run ?

0
PC Specs

CPU

0
2014
Check Prices
$187.00
Your CPU CPU Comparison

GPU

0
2017
Check Prices
$79.00
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

4 GB

0

Resolution

2966 x 768

1
/
0

i had almost same kind of pc and i could run this game, if you upgrade your ram to 2 you will get at least 40 fps on medium

0
PC Specs

CPU

0
2019
Check Prices
$85.00
Your CPU CPU Comparison

GPU (10% overclock)

0
2017
Check Prices
$200.00
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

16 GB

0

Resolution

1920 x 1080

0
/
0
Can I run Dirt 3 at 60FPS on medium at 720p?
Celeron J1900 2.0GHz
Radeon R7 240 2GB
4GB
67% of 3 people think this rig can run

Can I run ?

0
PC Specs

CPU (40% overclock)

0
2017
Check Prices
$1,399.00
Your CPU CPU Comparison

GPU (20% overclock)

0
2018
Check Prices
$1,199.00
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

32 GB

0

Resolution

3840 x 2160

0
/
10

Greetings, would i be able to run this on my macbook pro, and if so, at which settings and resolution?
i5 6360U, iris graphics 540, 8gb ram
Thanks in advance

7
PC Specs

CPU

0
2014
Check Prices
$250.00
Your CPU CPU Comparison
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

16 GB

0

Resolution

1280 x 800

0
/
4

This game is free at the moment on Humble Bundle.

0
PC Specs

CPU

0
2012
Check Prices
$187.00
Your CPU CPU Comparison
2015
Check Prices
$169.00
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

12 GB

0

Resolution

4098 x 768

0
/
1
Can I run Dirt 3 at 60FPS on ultra at 1440p?
Core i5-3330 3.0GHz
GeForce GTX 950 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition
12GB
100% of 23 people think this rig can run

Can I run Dirt 3?

0
PC Specs

CPU

0
Your CPU CPU Comparison

GPU

0
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

2 GB

0

Resolution

x

0
/
0

yes , i have 2009 processor and gpu , i'm run in HD+ 40 fps medium to ultra

0
PC Specs
Your CPU CPU Comparison

GPU

0
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

8 GB

0

Resolution

1366 x 768

0
/
1

what fps?
playable?

0
PC Specs
2014
Check Prices
$623.00
Your CPU CPU Comparison
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

16 GB

0

Resolution

2560 x 1440

0
/
1

Maby mid settings/high at 1080p with no AA…

0
PC Specs
2009
Check Prices
$232.00
Your CPU CPU Comparison
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

8 GB

0

Resolution

1280 x 1024

0
/
1

High for 60+ fps ?

0
PC Specs

CPU (15% overclock)

0
2015
Check Prices
$250.00
Your CPU CPU Comparison

GPU (30% overclock)

0
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

8 GB

0

Resolution

1920 x 1080

0
/
0

this game Works for me
Intel atom 1.3ghz cpu
Intel hd graphics gpu
2gb 1333mhz ram

0
PC Specs

CPU (10% overclock)

0
Your CPU CPU Comparison

GPU (5% overclock)

0
2017
Check Prices
$499.00
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

16 GB

0

Resolution

2560 x 1440

test rig
0
/
17

What fps and settings?

0
PC Specs
2015
Check Prices
$378.00
Your CPU CPU Comparison

GPU

0
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

12 GB

0

Resolution

1920 x 1080

0
/
17

sharkbf3 lowest settings for the rig he mentioned

0
PC Specs

CPU

0
2011
Check Prices
$225.00
Your CPU CPU Comparison

GPU

0
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

10 GB

0

Resolution

1366 x 768

test rig
0
/
2

Should I even try this game?

0
PC Specs
2014
Check Prices
$623.00
Your CPU CPU Comparison
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

16 GB

0

Resolution

2560 x 1440

0
/
1

Should run just fine, at 1080p mid to high settings.

0
PC Specs

CPU (5% overclock)

0
Your CPU CPU Comparison

GPU

0
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

4 GB

0

Resolution

2560 x 2048

0
/
3

Am I able to run this game? In Low.

0
PC Specs

CPU (5% overclock)

0
Your CPU CPU Comparison

GPU

0
2019
Check Prices
$299.00
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

4 GB

0

Resolution

1366 x 768

0
/
3

Yea I think you can just turn down your resolution.

0
PC Specs
2015
Check Prices
$378.00
Your CPU CPU Comparison

GPU

0
Your GPU GPU Comparison

RAM

12 GB

0

Resolution

1920 x 1080

0
/
17

lower your resolution and you'll get medium-high settings 40 fps max ;)

1 2 3 4 5