X4: Foundations System Requirements

12th August 2021 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 8 (64-bit), Windows 7 SP1 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel i5-4590 2.7GHz or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 780/970 or AMD equivalent (Vulkan support required)
  • Storage: 12 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: These estimates may change until final release.
 

Official Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 8 (64-bit), Windows 7 SP1 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-6700K or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1070 or AMD equivalent (Vulkan support required)
  • Storage: 12 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: These estimates may change until final release.
PC System Analysis For X4: Foundations Requirements
X4: Foundations needs a Core i7-6700K 4-Core 4.0GHz or Ryzen R5 1600X processor coupled with a GeForce GTX 1070 to run system requirements at recommended high graphics settings. This will return around 60FPS at 1080p screen res. 16 GB will also be needed to achieve the X4: Foundations rec specs and get 60FPS. Your PC needs 8 GB system memory as well for min. GPUs will want to work with DirectX 10.00 for recommended. We suggest a 4 year old PC to play smoothly.
FPS System Benchmark
49 FPS
High
Graphics Card
6.42
How well optimised is X4: Foundations for PC? 4.5
4.5
Where does X4: Foundations rank in the list of the most demanding games?
Genres: Sim , Adventure , Management
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X4: Foundations System Requirements

Minimum
Recommended
Processor
Graphics Card
VRAM
RAM
8 GB
16 GB
OS
Windows 7 64-bit
Windows 10 64-bit
DirectX
10
10
HDD Space
12 GB
12 GB

X4: Foundations PC Release Date:

30 Nov 2018

Alternative Game Tags: x4foundations, sandbox, space, X3 rebirth sequel, 4x space sim foundations

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I already had stable 60 fps with high settings running this game. Please don't oversell the CPU settings this much. The game is quite optimized.

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FX-8350 OC'D TO 4.6 GTX 1050 OC'D I CAN PLAY 10MIN BEFORE IT COOKS MY CPU WITHOUT PASSING 30% USAGE OVERALL. ONLY USES ONE CORE. PEGS IT AT 100. NO MUTICORE SUPPORT AT ALL

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very poor optimization

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MY FX-8350 & GTX 1050 CANT

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edit: 1080p, not 1440p

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