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Star Citizen - What you will need to know

Requirements check for Star Citizen - full specifications. Can I run it? Can I have a smooth game experience with my current PC gaming setup? we'll cover that in the following paragraphs.


We got you covered - after you've read the system requirements below, you will know if your gaming PC will be able to run or not the game.


What we will cover in our guide


So, you're interested in Star Citizen. On this page we will we covering all the information we have on it - from gaming minimum requirements to recommended requirements for a smooth gaming experience, videos and comments for the game.

Will Star Citizen run on an Intel or AMD CPU? Do I need an NVIDIA GTX gpu to run it or a Radeon? Is the game Ryzen compatible?

What is Star Citizen ?


Star Citizen - System requirements - Game cover
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Star Citizen is a video game developed by Cloud Imperium Games, published by Cloud Imperium Games, released on 01 - 01 - 1970 It falls under the following genre categories : Action Simulation FPS


Can I run Star Citizen ?


If you were wondering "Can I run Star Citizen on my PC?", we will help you to get the answer.

Further on, we will explain what are the minimum and recommended PC gaming system requirements ( otherwise known as sys req ) for Star Citizen

In order to be able to run Star Citizen at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than Quad core CPU, more than 8GB Memory, a GPU that is better ranked than GTX 460, DirectX 11 graphics card with 1GB Video RAM , while the PC system is running on Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit) or Windows 8 (64 bit) .

If you really want to enjoy Star Citizen at a higher level of gameplay smoothness, your system must run at with a CPU at least as good as i7 2500, 2600, 2700, a GPU that performs better than GTX 670 or better , while the PC system is running on Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit) or Windows 8 (64 bit), .

Check game system requirements for Star Citizen


In order to have a clearer view of what the game need in order to run, we created 2 simple lists which you can consult quickly to see if your PC gaming setup is good enough for the Star Citizen.

Star Citizen Minimum system specs

Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run Star Citizen. Some of them are necessary for the game to run but a part of them are not that important. If you meet the necessary ones, those will do. You can see which are which in the table below. Just remember these are the minimum specs to run Star Citizen

Necessary PC requirements

CPU Quad core CPU
RAM 8GB Memory
GPU GTX 460, DirectX 11 graphics card with 1GB Video RAM
DX DirectX 11
Operating system Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit) or Windows 8 (64 bit)
Storage -

Optional requirements

Sound -
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection -
Screen resolution -


Recommended PC specs for Star Citizen

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play Star Citizen the best frame rate. Again, some of them are necessary for the game but a part of them are not that important. You can see which are which in the table below:

Necessary requirements


Optional

Sound -
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection -
Screen resolution -


Star Citizen Information Card

Developer
Cloud Imperium Games
Publisher
Cloud Imperium Games
Genres
Action Simulation FPS
Release Date:
01 - 01 - 1970