PC Need for Speed System Requirements Revealed and Wheel Compatiblity

By   /   Feb 18, 2016
Need for Speed

Now that we know the release date for the game, it is also time for the PC Need for Speed system requirements. Included in the details are a list of supported wheels for the game.

With the promise of 4K graphics, PC gamers will be interested in the Need for Speed system requirements, especially how to play it at full detail. While not revealing the 4K details, they did provide the specs it would take to run the game at 1080p/60fps:

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Recommended Requirements for 1080p60 at high settings:

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7 or later
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4690 or equivalent with 4 hardware threads
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4GB, AMD Radeon R9 290 4GB, or equivalent DX11 compatible GPU with 4GB of memory
  • Hard Drive: 30 GB free space

To run the game at 720p/30fps (low settings) the requirements are:

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7 or later
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-4130 or equivalent with 4 hardware threads
  • Memory: 6GB RAM
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB, AMD Radeon HD 7850 2GB, or equivalent DX11 compatible GPU with 2GB of memory
  • Hard Drive: 30 GB free space

With the release coming some time after the console version, it is hoped that the PC game will be stable and take full use of the hardware made available to it. We’ll have to see what the game plays like when it is released.

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As well as the specifications, the wheel list was also revealed:

  • Logitech G27
  • Logitech G29
  • Logitech G920
  • Thrustmaster TX
  • Thrustmaster T150
  • Thrustmaster T300
  • Thrustmaster T500
  • Fanatec CSR

Hopefully the one you are looking to use will be included on the list. No doubt there will be some though that are not.

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