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Fortnite Season 5 is here offering lots more challenges. Fortnite is a co-op sandbox survival game. It was updated with the F2P Fortnite: Battle Royale mode in September 2017, becoming one of the most popular games in the world today.
Fortnite System Requirements
Official Minimum Requirements
  • Intel HD 4000
  • Core i3 2.4 Ghz
  • 4 GByte RAM
  • Windows 7/8/10 64-bit + Mac OSX Sierra (10.12.6+)
  • Mac computers must support Metal API. Check if your Mac supports Metal
Official Recommended Requirements
  • Nvidia GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7870 equivalent DX11 GPU
  • 2 GByte VRAM
  • Core i5 2.8 Ghz
  • 8 GByte RAM
  • Windows 7/8/10 64-bit + Mac OSX Sierra (10.13.3+)
PC System Analysis For Fortnite Requirements
Fortnite runs on the Unreal Engine game engine. Fortnites requires a Radeon HD 7870 graphics card with a Core i5-760 2.8GHz or FX-8100 processor to reach the recommended system specs, achieving high graphics setting on 1080p in Fortnites battle royal. The system memory required for Fortnite is 8 GB performance memory and the Fortnite minimum RAM requirements are 4 GB system memory. Another thing to consider is the DirectX capability of your GPU. Fortnite needs a GPU capable of running DirectX 11. Based on our comprehensive Fortnite system requirements analysis we recommend around a 6 year old PC to run fortnite smoothly at 60 FPS on high graphics settings. So Fortnite has been developed to be very accessible, even to aging computers and laptops. However, we feel that it is not worth trying to run Fortnite on the official minimum requirements as you will seriously struggle to be able to play Fortnite with that sort of PC hardware. Fortnite recommended requirements are reliable though, just dont try running Fortnite on integrated graphics, so laptops will still want dedicated GPU hardware before considering running Fortnite online.
FPS System Benchmark
139 FPS
High
Graphics Card
How well optimised is Fortnite for PC? Fortnite is well optimized
7.7
PC Fortnite User Scores
Fortnite System Requirements
Intel CPU
AMD CPU
Nvidia Graphics Card
AMD Graphics Card
VRAM
RAM
OS
Direct X
HDD Space
GD Verdict
GD Adjusted Requirements
1 GB
GD VRAM hardware score: 3
4 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 4
Win 7 64
DX 9
15 GB
FPS
Recommended Requirements
2 GB
GD VRAM hardware score: 5
8 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 8
Win 7 64
DX 11
20 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
Cost Per Frame
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System Requirements Report for Fortnite
High
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Graphics [1920 x 1080]
RAM
8GB
8
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Relative System Requirements
Processor
Intel
Core i3-4330TE 2.4GHz
AMD
Phenom II X4 805
Graphics
Nvidia
GeForce GT 520 v2
AMD
Intel HD Graphics 4000 Desktop
RAM
4GB
Processor
Intel
Core i5-3470T 2.8GHz
AMD
Phenom II X4 B99
Graphics
Nvidia
GeForce GTX 750
AMD
Radeon R9 260 (OEM)
RAM
4GB
Processor
Intel
Core i5-760 2.8GHz
AMD
FX-8100
Graphics
Nvidia
GeForce GTX 660
AMD
Radeon HD 7870
RAM
8GB
Max Playable Resolutions at 30 FPS
Graphics Setting Low Medium High Ultra
Resolution 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160
Projected FPS Analysis
Screen Resolution
CPU
GD CPU hardware score: 6
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GFX
Radeon HD 7870 [1920 x 1080]
GD GPU hardware score: 5
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RAM
8GB
GD RAM hardware score: 8
Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
Premium Only FPS
Ultra Setting
Premium Only FPS
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Fortnite PC Release date: 25 Jul 2017

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