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X-Plane 11 - What you will need to know

Requirements check for X-Plane 11 - 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 X-Plane 11. 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 X-Plane 11 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 X-Plane 11 ?


X-Plane 11 - System requirements - Game cover
X-Plane 11 thumbnail provided by publisher

X-Plane 11 is a video game developed by Laminar Research, published by Laminar Research, released on 30 - 03 - 2017 It falls under the following genre categories : Simulation


Can I run X-Plane 11 ?


If you were wondering "Can I run X-Plane 11 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 X-Plane 11

In order to be able to run X-Plane 11 at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than Intel Core i3, i5, or i7 CPU with 2 or more cores, or AMD equivalent, more than 8 GB RAM, a GPU that is better ranked than DirectX 11-capable video card from NVIDIA or AMD w/512 MB VRAM , while the PC system is running on Windows 7, 8.1, or 10, 64-bit .

If you really want to enjoy X-Plane 11 at a higher level of gameplay smoothness, your system must run at with a CPU at least as good as Intel Core i5 6600K at 3.5 ghz or faster, more than 16 GB RAM, a GPU that performs better than DirectX 12-capable video card from NVIDIA or AMD w/4 GB VRAM , while the PC system is running on Windows 7, 8.1, or 10, 64-bit, .

Check game system requirements for X-Plane 11


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 X-Plane 11.

X-Plane 11 Minimum system specs

Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run X-Plane 11. 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 X-Plane 11

Necessary PC requirements

CPU Intel Core i3, i5, or i7 CPU with 2 or more cores, or AMD equivalent
RAM 8 GB RAM
GPU DirectX 11-capable video card from NVIDIA or AMD w/512 MB VRAM
DX Version 11
Operating system Windows 7, 8.1, or 10, 64-bit
Storage 20 GB available space

Optional requirements

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


Recommended PC specs for X-Plane 11

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play X-Plane 11 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 Default
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection Broadband Internet connection
Screen resolution -


X-Plane 11 Information Card

Developer
Laminar Research
Publisher
Laminar Research
Genres
Simulation
Release Date:
30 - 03 - 2017