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Star Citizen is an incredibly ambitious space combat sim in which the plan is you can go anywhere, do anything, and be anyone. Pilot spaceships, farm for resources, race, even board a ship for first-person shooter action.
Star Citizen System Requirements
Official Minimum Requirements
  • 100 GB storage
Recommended Requirements
  • OS: Win 10 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770 4-Core 3.4GHz / AMD FX-8350
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 290X or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780
  • VRAM: 4GB
  • System Memory: 12 GB RAM
  • Storage: 100 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 12 Compatible Graphics Card
PC System Analysis For Star Citizen Requirements
Star Citizen is still in development but is currently one of the most demanding games on PC. Running on the high-end CryTek engine, Star Citizen's system requirements are very high. The sky is the limit here, so the better the graphics card and CPU you can throw at Star Citizen, the nicer it will look and the better the performance will be.The system requirements for Star Citizen are in a constant state of flux as development progresses. The latest high-end GeForce GTX 1000 Series or AMD's Radeon Fury graphics cards are needed to get Star Citizen looking its finest.
FPS System Benchmark
78 FPS
High
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How well optimised is Star Citizen for PC? Star Citizen is poorly optimized
3.6
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Star Citizen System Requirements
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GD Verdict
Minimum Requirements
2 GB
GD VRAM hardware score: 5
8 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 8
Win 7 64
DX 11
100 GB
Recommended Requirements
3 GB
GD VRAM hardware score: 6
12 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 9
Win 10 64
DX 12
100 GB
FPS
Ultra Requirements
4 GB
GD VRAM hardware score: 6
16 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 10
Win 10 64
DX 12
100 GB
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Premium Only FPS
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Premium Only FPS
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Premium Only FPS
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Premium Only FPS
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Modern Only
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Star Citizen PC Release date: 2018

Alternative Game Tags: Star Citizen, freelancer, wing commander, chris roberts, star citisen
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