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Star Citizen brings the visceral action of piloting interstellar craft through combat and exploration to a new generation of gamers at a level of fidelity never before seen. At its core Star Citizen is a destination, not a one-off story. It's a complete universe where any number of adventures can take place, allowing players to decide their own game experience. Pick up jobs as a smuggler, pirate, merchant, bounty hunter, or enlist as a pilot, protecting the borders from outside threats. I've always wanted to create one cohesive universe that encompasses everything that made Wing Commander and Privateer / Freelancer special. A huge sandbox with a complex and deep lore allowing players to explore or play in whatever capacity they wish.
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mophead910
16:16 Apr-23-2014
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God damn it, from hoping to play on Medium settings; I now must persist with potato settings.This truly is a miserable day for I, a backer for this amazingly graphically intense game. i cri evry tym


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mophead910
16:21 Apr-23-2014
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http://gyazo.com/4097b2e8d52447bddba833894dea27d9
Or the page: https://forums.robertsspaceindustries.com/discussion/22025/guide-to-can-my-pc-laptop-run-star-citizen

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Sourav93
12:13 Apr-24-2014
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Don't worry mate. If optimization is good, you should be able to run it at medium settings, maybe with low/no AA.

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mophead910
17:54 Apr-24-2014
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That's the thing, for the Alpha there is NO optimization, that's why I'm annoyed. That's why you need an i7 4770 and a 780 to run medium.

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21:00 Apr-24-2014
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Yeah it pisses me off as well. In fact I upgraded from a 570 to a 770 JUST for Star Citizen (well not completely, since the 570 was starting to show it's age anyways). So the fact that it's not enough to run the alpha at medium is just frustrating. But hopefully the full game will be well optimized when it comes out.

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mophead910
23:19 Apr-24-2014
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I'm tempted to make a thread on the Forums to see if they're even thinking about doing optimization after the initial release of the DFM before adding more content; I bet half the backers won't even be able to use it because of the specs

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mophead910
23:25 Apr-24-2014
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Eh, for the full multiplayer release of the game I will be spending around £1500 on Pc upgrades so I should be fine for that, but the earlier counterparts not so much..
(that's $2519.70.(USD) Lol)

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Sourav93
00:22 Apr-25-2014
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£1500 on upgrades…wow (am from the UK, so the Sterling's fine :P ). What're you planning on getting? A 4770K with a Titan Black or something? Or maybe dual 780ti's? lol


Edit: Check out this thread…this is where I requested Pip to update the requirments from. Optimization is mentioned: http://bit.ly/1tIhOOT

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02:19 Apr-24-2014
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What settings can my system get?

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Sourav93
12:10 Apr-24-2014
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Since your GPU is just above the minimum requirements, I would say you should be able to play at low settings with a decent framerate. Perhaps even tweaked medium. But won't know for sure until the game releases.

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HelgiSt
23:28 Apr-23-2014
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Would i be able to play maybe medium setting whit this specs(if i it can run it at all)?


Intel Core i3 4130 Processor 3.20 GHz
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abdallah1311
17:22 Apr-24-2014
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you need 8gb ram minimum

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18:54 Apr-24-2014
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k, i can get it whit 8gb ram too :)

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mophead910
20:17 Apr-24-2014
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You may still need a higher spec Pc, in both Processing and Graphics

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mophead910
23:11 Apr-24-2014
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You may need a higher spec Pc, Who knows though, Alpha is coming out in a few weeks, though with no optimization everyone will have a hard time playing it, I'm hoping to be able to use lowest settings with decent fps. ''hoping''

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23:14 Apr-24-2014
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k, im looking for a new pc to buy and thinking to buy one whit this specs to handle most games : Intel Core i5 4570, 16GB, GeForce GTX 760. the one whit the specs i posted first was just the cheapest one i wanted :P. And thanks for replying

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mophead910
17:58 Apr-24-2014
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Maybe, I doubt you'll be able to play the Alpha however, I'd be very lucky to get away with Low settings myself. And for the main game no one knows yet, It's only just coming into Alpha stage.

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HelgiSt
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k, thanks

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18:19 Apr-23-2014
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Is 12GB Ram really necessary? There isn't a single game out at the moment that requires more than 8GB.

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Sourav93
12:16 Apr-24-2014
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Well, the scope of the game is really big. The game world is huge, and it's an MMO. It also looks amazing, and has tons of detailed animation. So perhaps to run all of that at max settings, 12 GB of RAM might just be required. Though there's a possibility that it's an exaggeration, since the game's in pre pre alpha.

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Pre alpha* Alpha is coming out in a week or two, in theory around the end of this month/beginning of next month, though with the scale of some of the bugs witnessed at the PAX East event it may be a little longer.

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Alpha is coming out in August. In a week or two Arena Commander comes out, which is basically the Dogfighting Module. Since it only features PvP/PvAI in a small area or "arena", with no free roaming, it cannot be considered as alpha. Plus, Chris Roberts himself said that the alpha is coming in August 2014.

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23:14 Apr-24-2014
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I swear I've read somewhere that the DFM is the Alpha, and then there's to be a Fps instalment to come at a much later date, and that's to be the Beta. I guess I'm wrong then. Huh.

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23:41 Apr-24-2014
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Yep. Alpha in August 2014. Beta probably late 2014 or early 2015. And full game in mid 2015.

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09:29 Apr-23-2014
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12GB Ram for recommended, that's gotta be a record haha

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Sourav93
22:12 Apr-22-2014
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Requirements for SC on this page have changed if anyone was wondering :)

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Karnos
23:47 Apr-20-2014
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Soooo, any chance that I would be able to play this with 30+ fps?

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StarWarrior
00:39 Apr-21-2014
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Yes, in fact your rig should be able to handle medium settings no problem. :)

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Sourav93
20:16 Apr-21-2014
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How can he run it at medium? His GPU is 149% worse than the minimum requirement, which is the GTX 480. It's not good to get someone's hopes up just to have them crushed later.

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22:11 Apr-21-2014
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Well it said that my gpu was 22% worse than the recommended for skyrim but i play it on ultra with 60 fps in closed areas and 45-55 fps outdoors :p

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02:17 Apr-22-2014
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Karnos, I'm not saying you won't be able to run it at medium. I was just saying that until the game comes out, we won't know. I'm a backer for Star Citizen, and have played the hanger module. In that static module, I'm unable to max it with decent framerates (unoptimised). SC (MMO) is much more demanding than Skyrim.

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P.s. Skyrim is very Cpu orientated, whereas this is much more Gpu, this game is being made for the high end Pc's of whenever it comes out..

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02:19 Apr-22-2014
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This is the best, up to date guide on the requirements for SC. Right from the developers: https://forums.robertsspaceindustries.com/discussion/22025/guide-to-can-my-pc-laptop-run-star-citizen

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23:20 Apr-20-2014
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Settings for me?

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02:22 Apr-22-2014
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This should help: https://forums.robertsspaceindustries.com/discussion/22025/guide-to-can-my-pc-laptop-run-star-citizen

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abdallah1311
13:56 Apr-19-2014
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any chance to play it?

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ghostboy0090
13:12 Apr-20-2014
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full high settings :)

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18:05 Apr-24-2014
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No, no no, Sorry, but no, I'm looking at the lowest settings for the Alpha stage alone, and my Pc is a fair bit more powerful than your laptop. Ghostboy0090, you really shouldn't give people false hope. Sorry Abdallah1311. You could try tho

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03:40 Apr-19-2014
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Am I going to be able to play this? I dont think so but just wondering…

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09:54 Apr-19-2014
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you could probably run it at unplayable frames but your GPU is most the problem I'd say :P if you overclock your processor a bit and replace the GPU then your good to go! I upgraded my 660 EVGA SC for a 780 to play this game!

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