Far Cry New Dawn PC Requirements Revealed – Minimum, Recommended, and 4K

Find out whether your hardware is good enough to handle the post-apocalyptic shooter.

Posted By | On 16th, Jan. 2019

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Revealed as a surprise at The Game Awards 2018 (though its box art leaked beforehand), Ubisoft’s Far Cry New Dawn presents a post-apocalyptic setting for the series. Given how it’s out next month, the developer has announced the official requirements for PC users. Minimum, Recommended, 4K/30 FPS, and 4K/60 FPS specifications have all been revealed.

As you might have guessed, a fairly strong set-up is required to run the game at a 4K resolution and 60 frames per second at Ultra settings. You’ll need an Intel Core i7-6700K running at 4.0 GHz or AMD Ryzen 7 1700X clocked at 3.4 GHz, along with 16 GB of RAM. An Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 SLI with 8 GB VRAM or AMD RX Vega 56 CFX with 8GB VRAM (or something better) is also a necessity.

The Recommended requirements for running the game in 1080p resolution seem fairly reasonable though. Of course, it all comes down to optimization at the end of the day, but if the game is anything like Far Cry 5, there shouldn’t be many problems. Far Cry New Dawn releases on February 15th for Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

MINIMUM CONFIGURATION:

  • OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64bit versions only)
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core i5 2400 @ 3.1 GHz or AMD FX 6350 @ 3.9 GHz
  • RAM: 8GB
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 (2GB) or AMD Radeon R9 270X (2GB) or better
  • RESOLUTION: 720p
  • VIDEO PRESET: Low
  • DIRECTX: DirectX June2010 Redistributable
  • SOUND: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card with latest drivers
  • HARD DRIVE: 30 GB available space
  • PERIPHERALS: Windows-compatible keyboard, mouse, headset

RECOMMENDED CONFIGURATION:

  • OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64bit versions only)
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.6 GHz or AMD Ryzen 5 1600 @ 3.2 GHz
  • RAM: 8GB
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 (4GB) or AMD Radeon R9 290X (4GB) or better
  • RESOLUTION: 1080p
  • VIDEO PRESET: High
  • DIRECTX: DirectX June2010 Redistributable
  • SOUND: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card with latest drivers
  • HARD DRIVE: 30 GB available space
  • PERIPHERALS: Windows-compatible keyboard, mouse, headset

4K 30FPS CONFIGURATION:

  • OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 10 (64bit versions only)
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.4 GHz or AMD Ryzen 5 1600X @ 3.6 GHz or equivalent
  • RAM: 16GB
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB) or AMD RX Vega 56 (8GB) or better
  • RESOLUTION: 2160p
  • VIDEO PRESET: High
  • DIRECTX: DirectX June2010 Redistributable
  • SOUND: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card with latest drivers
  • HARD DRIVE: 30 GB available space
  • PERIPHERALS: Windows-compatible keyboard, mouse, headset

4K 60FPS CONFIGURATION:

  • OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 10 (64bit versions only)
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.0 GHz or AMD Ryzen 7 1700X @ 3.4 GHz or equivalent
  • RAM: 16GB
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (8GB) or AMD RX Vega 56 CFX (8GB) or better
  • RESOLUTION: 2160p
  • VIDEO PRESET: Ultra
  • DIRECTX: DirectX June2010 Redistributable
  • SOUND: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card with latest drivers
  • HARD DRIVE: 30 GB available space
  • PERIPHERALS: Windows-compatible keyboard, mouse, headset


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