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Black Mesa (previously known as Black Mesa: Source) is a planned third-party total conversion modification for Valve Corporation's Source Engine. The stated goal of the project was to recreate Valve's critically acclaimed 1998 video game Half-Life using the more advanced capabilities of the Source Engine. The 40-person development team said they hoped to create a more engrossing in-game world with more varied, complex environments and more challenging, realistic gameplay.
Black Mesa GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Black Mesa GPU Analysis
Comparing Black Mesa PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Black Mesa is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 9 or OpenGL 4.4.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Black Mesa, aim to have a GPU that has at least 4.096 GB GPU RAM.

Only top performance graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Black Mesa

We are advised that 6 year old graphics cards should be able to run Black Mesa , but there could be a few exceptions to this rule.

Note that most games do not officially support laptop graphics cards, but nowadays many laptop graphics solutions are capable of running modern games. Whether desktop graphics cards or laptop, try searching for your graphics card to compare against the Black Mesa graphics card requirements chart below.