Best Computers For Minecraft
Minecraft is a popular sandbox game that can be played on most computers. Equipped with your imagination, this game allows players to build amazing worlds, play with friends and get lost in player-build dungeons. Minecraft has been out for almost 7 years now and can be played on pretty much every platform out there.
Computers for Minecraft
- Cheap Computers For Minecraft
- Best Computers For Minecraft
- High-End Computers For Minecraft
- Unlimited Budget Computers For Minecraft
- FAQ for Minecraft Computers
Minecraft's popularity has earned it multiple awards and praise from critics alike. The game's simplistic artistic style makes it great for running on most old computers and devices. It even has iPad and iPhone versions of the game to be played on the go.
Mojang has both the minimum system requirements and recommended system requirements to play the game. The mimimum specs are:
- Minimum Requirements:
CPU: Intel Core i3-3210 3.2 GHz / AMD A8-7600 APU 3.1 GHz or equivalent
- RAM: 2GB
- GPU (Integrated): Intel HD Graphics 4000 (Ivy Bridge) or AMD Radeon R5 series (Kaveri line) with OpenGL 4.4*
- GPU (Discrete): Nvidia GeForce 400 Series or AMD Radeon HD 7000 series with OpenGL 4.4
- HDD: At least 1GB for game core, maps and other files
- Windows: Windows 7 and up
- macOS: OS X 10.9 Maverick
- Linux: Any modern distributions from 2014 onwards
Internet connectivity is required for downloading Minecraft files, afterwards offline play is possible.
This list was last updated on May 2018.
Cheap Computers For Minecraft (under $600)
These computers should all be capable of running Minecraft based on the recommended specs. They have enough RAM to allow the game to run smoothly and all come with a dedicated graphics card for processing the game in good quality.
|HP 8300 4K Gaming Computer|
|3.2 GHz Intel Core i5||8GB||1TB HDD||GT730||$429.99||View On Amazon|
|CyberpowerPC Gamer Ultra GUA3400A Gaming Desktop|
|AMD FX-6300 3.50GHZ Six-Core||8GB||1TB HDD||AMD Radeon R7 250||$539.99||View On Amazon|
|iBuyPower Gaming Enthusiast Desktop PC AM010A|
|AMD FX-6300 3.5Ghz||8GB||1TB HDD||NVIDIA Geforce GT 710||$569.99||View On Amazon|
|Lenovo Ideacentre 710-25ISH High Performance Gaming Desktop|
|Intel 2.7GHz i5-6400||8GB||1TB Hybrid||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 730||$529.00||View On Amazon|
Best Computers For Minecraft (under $900)
Some of the best computers currently available; all of these computers come with powerful graphics cards, plenty of space and storage and fast CPUs with plenty of cores.
|CUK Switch 77 - Gamer Ready Desktop|
|Intel Pentium G4560||12 GB||1TB HDD||GTX 1060||$789.99||View On Amazon|
|Acer Predator AG3-710 Gaming Desktop Computer|
|Intel i5-6400||8GB||128GB M.2 SSD + 1TB HDD||GTX 1060||$849.00||View On Amazon|
|HP OMEN Gaming VR Ready Desktop|
|Intel Core i5-7400||8GB||1TB HDD||GTX 1060||$864.49||View On Amazon|
|SkyTech Archangel II Gaming Computer Desktop PC|
|AMD RYZEN 5 1400||16 GB||1TB HDD||GTX 1060||$899.99||View On Amazon|
|SkyTech ArchAngel GTX 1050 Ti Gaming Computer Desktop|
|AMD FX-6300 3.50GHz||8GB||1TB HDD||GTX 1050 Ti||$569.00||View On Amazon|
High-End Computers for Minecraft
The high-end computers should be more than good enough to run Minecraft. They sport some of the newest graphics cards, including the GTX 1080 and come with plenty of RAM to keep the game running for longer.
|iBUYPOWER Pro Gaming Desktop PC ELEMENT003i|
|Intel i7-8700K||16 GB||2TB HDD, 480GB SSD||GTX 1080||$2079.99||View On Amazon|
|SkyTech Oracle - Gaming Computer PC Desktop|
|Intel i7-7700K||16 GB||1TB HDD||GTX 1060||$1329.99||View On Amazon|
|iBUYPOWER Gaming Elite Desktop PC Liquid Cooled AM8480i|
|Intel i7-8700k||8GB||1TB HDD||GTX 1060||$1199.00||View On Amazon|
|SkyTech Omega Gaming Computer Desktop PC|
|Intel i7-7700K||16 GB||2TB HDD, 240GB SSD||GTX 1080||$1799.00||View On Amazon|
|CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Xtreme VR Gaming PC Desktop|
|Intel i7-8700K||16GB||240GB SSD, 1TB HDD||GTX 1080 Ti||$1999.00||View On Amazon|
Unlimited Budget Computers for Minecraft
If you have an unlimited budget, these computers are for you. Capable of running any game, they have high amounts of ram, the latest and overpowered CPUs, powerful dedicated graphics cards and plenty of storage. These are some of the best computers for around.
|CORSAIR ONE ELITE Compact Gaming Desktop PC|
|Intel Core i7-8700K||32GB||480GB M.2 SSD, 2TB HDD||GTX 1080 Ti||$2999.99||View On Amazon|
|MAINGEAR Vybe - Intel i9 12-Core 7920X|
|Intel i9 7920X||64GB||512GB M.2 SSD, 2TB HDD||GTX 1080 Ti||$4930.78||View On Amazon|
|2018 Latest HP OMEN 880 Gaming PC|
|Intel i7-8700K||32GB||512GB NVMe SSD + 2TB HDD||GTX 1080 Ti||$2699.95||View On Amazon|
|ADAMANT 18X-Core Liquid Cooled Media Workstation Gaming Desktop PC|
|Intel Core i9 7980XE||128GB||10TB HDD 2TB NVMe SSD||2-way SLI Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti||$9099.99||View On Amazon|
|iBUYPOWER Gaming Computer Desktop PC AM1040X|
|Intel i9-7900X||32 GB||3TB 7200RPM HDD, 240GB SSD||GTX 1080 Ti||$2999.99||View On Amazon|
FAQ for Minecraft Computers
Can Minecraft work on Macs?
Minecraft can be played on a Mac. You can see all the available versions and different devices you can play the game on here.
Suggestions for Minecraft Computers?
Got any suggestions for running Minecraft on a computer? What are you currently using? Do you find it runs well, or do you have lag? List your processor, ram, graphics card and HDD type in the comments below so we can see what everyone else is using.