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What hardware do you need for the PC version of Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020? There is now the answer to that. Asobo Studio has announced the official system requirements, which we present as an overview in this message.

There is still no specific release date for the Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020. However, the Asobo Studio development team has already announced the official system requirements for the PC version. So you have enough time if necessary to upgrade your computer.

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It's no longer a secret that the Microsoft Flight Simulator (buy now for € 24.99) 2020 will have impressive graphics to offer. The hardware requirements would have to be accordingly high, right? As the information from Asobo Studio shows, this is not really the case, at least for the minimum level. You only need eight gigabytes of RAM, a graphics card with two gigabytes of video memory and a processor of the Ryzen 3 1200 or Intel i5-4460 class. Of course, the recommended and ideal system requirements are somewhat different. In any case, your hard drive should preferably not be too full. Here is the information in the overview without further ado:

Minimal system requirements

  • CPU: Ryzen 3 1200 / Intel i5-4460
  • GPU: Radeon RX 570 / NVIDIA GTX 770
  • VRAM: 2 GB
  • R.A.M: 8 GB
  • HDD: 150 GB free hard disk space
  • Bandwidth: 5 Mbps

Recommended system requirements

  • CPU: Ryzen 5 1500X / Intel i5-8400
  • GPU: Radeon RX 590 / Nvidia GTX 970
  • VRAM: 4 GB
  • R.A.M: 16 GB
  • HDD: 150 GB free hard disk space
  • Bandwidth: 20 Mbps

Ideal system requirements

  • CPU: Ryzen 7 Pro 2700X / Intel i7-9800X
  • GPU: Radeon VII / Nvidia RTX 2080
  • VRAM: 8 GB
  • R.A.M: 32 GB
  • HDD: 150 GB free hard disk space (SSD recommended)
  • Bandwidth: 50 Mbps

Source: official website

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