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Currently in paid Beta - Take a ship and 100 credits to make money legally or illegally - trade, bounty-hunt, pirate, assassinate your way across the galaxy. Elite: Dangerous is the latest installment of a long series of epic space games, starting with "Elite" - one of the most successful games of the 1980s.
Elite: Dangerous System Requirements
Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4GHz / AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 4870 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260
  • VRAM: 512MB
  • System Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Storage: 7 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 11 Compatible Graphics Card
Recommended Requirements
  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770K 4-Core 3.5GHz / AMD FX-4350
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 280X or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770
  • VRAM: 1GB
  • System Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 7 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For Elite: Dangerous Requirements
Elite: Dangerous requires a Radeon R9 280X graphics card with a Core i7-3770K 4-Core 3.5GHz or FX-4350 processor to reach the recommended specs, achieving high graphics setting on 1080p. 8 GB will also be needed to achieve the Elite: Dangerous rec specs and get 60FPS. Elite: Dangerous needs a graphics card thats at least as powerful as a GeForce GTX 260/Radeon HD 4870 paired with Phenom 9850 Quad-Core/Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4GHz CPU to match the min specs. This PC setup will deliver 25-35 Frame Per Second at Low graphics setting on 720p resolution. Minimum RAM requirements are 4 GB system memory. Your GPU is expected to be able to deliver DirectX 11. We suggest a 6 year old PC to play smoothly.
FPS System Benchmark
92 FPS
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Elite: Dangerous System Requirements
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GD Verdict
Minimum Requirements
512 MB
GD VRAM hardware score: 2
4 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 4
Win 7 64
DX 11
7 GB
GD Adjusted Requirements
2 GB
GD VRAM hardware score: 5
6 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 6
Win 7 64
DX 11
7 GB
FPS
Recommended Requirements
2 GB
GD VRAM hardware score: 5
8 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 8
Win 7 64
DX 11
7 GB
Average Frames Per Second
Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
Premium Only FPS
Ultra Setting
Premium Only FPS
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Elite: Dangerous PC Release Date: 16 Dec 2014

Alternative Game Tags: elite iv, space trading, david braben, frontier, elite dangerous
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