Combat Flight Simulator 3: Minimum system requirements

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This article contains a list of the minimum system requirements for Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator 3: Battle for Europe.

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The minimum system requirements for Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator 3: Battle for Europe are:
  • One of the following operating systems:
    • Microsoft Windows 98
    • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me)
    • Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Microsoft Windows XP
    Note Microsoft Windows 95 and Microsoft Windows NT are not supported.
  • Multimedia computer with a Pentium 400 megahertz (MHz)-or-higher processor.
  • 64 megabytes (MB) of RAM; 128 MB of RAM for Windows XP
  • Approximately 900 MB of available hard-disk space, plus an additional 100 MB for a swap (paging) file
  • 16 MB 3D video card that is compatible with DirectX 8.0a or later is required; 32 MB video card that is compatible with DirectX 8.0a or a later version is recommended.
  • Super VGA (SVGA) 16-bit color monitor that supports a resolution of 800 × 600 dots per inch (dpi) or higher.
  • DirectX 8.0-compatible sound card with speakers or headphones.
  • 4x CD-ROM.
  • Microsoft Mouse or other compatible pointing device.
  • Joystick or flight yoke is recommended.
The following hardware is optional:
  • A 56-kilobits-per-second (kbps) modem for multiplayer games with one to four players.
  • Broadband or local area network (LAN) for multiplayer games with five or more players.

Supported video hardware

Combat Flight Simulator 3: Battle for Europe requires access to a minimum of 16 MB of memory for video display. Additionally, Combat Flight Simulator 3: Battle for Europe must pass a system check when you start the game. If Combat Flight Simulator 3: Battle for Europe does not pass the system check, you receive the following error message:
Your video hardware is unsupported or does not meet the minimum requirements.CFS3 cannot run with this configuration.
When video hardware is classified as "supported", Combat Flight Simulator 3: Battle for Europe is expected to work with that hardware. If you experience an issue with Combat Flight Simulator 3: Battle for Europe, contact Microsoft Help and Support. See the "Unsupported video hardware" section for details about the hardware that is not supported.

Unsupported video hardware

 The following is a list of video hardware that was known to be unsupported at the time that Combat Flight Simulator 3: Battle for Europe was released.
  • 3DFX
    • Voodoo 1
    • Voodoo 2
    • Rush (Alliance)
    • Rush (Macronix)
    • Banshee
  • ATI
    • Mach 64
    • Mach 32
  • 3D Labs
    • GLiNT 300SX
    • GLiNT 500TX
    • GLiNT
    • Permedia
    • GLiNT MX
    • Permedia 2
    • GLiNT G1
    • Permedia 3
    • Oxygen Series R3
    • Permedia 4
    • Oxygen Series R4
    • Oxygen Series Gamma2
  • S3
    • Virge
    • Trio 64
    • Trio 64 Plus
    • Aurora 128
    • Trio 64 DX
    • Trio 3D
    • Virge DXGX
    • Virge GX2
    • Virge MX
    • Virge MXC
  • MATROX
    • Millennium
    • Mystique
    • Millennium II
    • G100 PCI
    • G100 AGP
    • G200 PCI
    • G200 AGP
  • NVIDIA
    • Riva 128
    • NV 1
    • NV 2
    • Riva 128
    • Riva 128 ZX
  • INTEL
    • 815
    • 752
    • 810
    • 810e
    • 740
  • RENDITION
    • Verite 1000
    • Verite 2100

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Article ID: 810896 - Last Review: March 20, 2013 - Revision: 5.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator 3: Battle for Europe
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