Forza Horizon 3
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Forza Horizon 3 was announced at E3 2016 as a cross-platform and cross-play game for both Xbox One and PC. It is a gorgeous looking arcade racer which encourages off-road racing and has a less serious outlook to it's Motorsport counterpart.
Forza Horizon 3 System Requirements
14 May 2018 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • CPU-i5 3570 3.4GHz
  • GPU-NVIDIA GTX 750 Ti
  • AMD R7 250X
  • RAM-8GB
  • VRAM-2GB
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win 10 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-3820 4-Core 3.60GHz / AMD FX-9590
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 480 4GB or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
  • VRAM: 4GB
  • System Memory: 12 GB RAM
  • Storage: 55 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 12 Compatible Graphics Card
PC System Analysis For Forza Horizon 3 Requirements
Available now only through the Windows 10 store, Forza Horizon 3 will require DirectX 12 for it's stunning visuals. Expect to need a modern, mid-high end card such as GTX 960 or R9 380 and a competitive quad core processor to get Forza Horizon 3 running at a decent frame rate.
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Forza Horizon 3 PC Release Date:

27 Sep 2016

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There’s a double helping of Forza Horizon 3 news for you today. Firstly, developers Turn 10 and Playground Games are releasing a PC patch next month which will improve CPU performance optimisation. ...
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Rarely a day goes by when there isn’t yet another controversy about the Windows Store. This time it’s the return of Forza Horizon 3, which has mistakenly been updated to the debug version, corrupt...
Forza Horizon 3 Patch Optimises 4-Core CPU Performance And Multithreading Support
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Forza Horizon 3 continues to be patched with regularity behind the scenes as Playground Games and Turn 10 makes improving PC performance and stability a priority. The latest update optimises performan...
Forza Horizon 3 PC Performance Update Arrives, Users Complain It Makes Stuttering Worse
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A patch has dropped which claims to tackle the widespread PC performance issues seen in Forza Horizon 3. A number of Forza Horizon 3 players have reported some troubling micro-stutter and dropped fram...
Frame Rate Drops And Stuttering Reported In Forza Horizon 3 - W10 Encryption Blamed
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Forza Horizon 3's $100 Ultimate Edition Doesn't Included Newly Announced Expansion Pass
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I don’t know about you, but if I’d spent the grand sum of $100 for the Forza Horizon 3: Ultimate Edition, I’d kind of be expecting any post-launch DLC to be thrown into the bargain. Well, that w...
AMD Radeon 16.9.2 Driver Brings Optimisation For Forza Horizon 3
Sep-22-2016 [pc]
Never ones to be far behind Nvidia these days, AMD has released its own updated Crimson Edition 16.9.2 graphics card driver in preparation for the imminent arrival of Forza Horizon 3. There’s a litt...
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Played FM7 with i3 7th gen, 920MX 2GB, 8GB RAM, and got 30 fps that rarely drop at very low. But when played FH3 with the same spec at very low I only got 8-18 fps! How could be it happened?

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You got lucky that you can run it without stuttering. I can't play 10 secondes smoothly
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Yes, but i really dont understand why Horizon 3 stuttered worse than Motorsport 7. I play Motorsport 7 with medium spec and got 25-35 fps even beyond of that…

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with i7 3770k 4.1ghz+8gb ddr3 1600+gtx 1060 3gb oc
I have some lag on medium level 60fps.
i turn off some items in video setting like mirror and blur to run.

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i had a i3-7100 and a gtx 750 and i then i could run it 720p medium settings 30 fps

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