Killer Instinct
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All three characters sport some of the most advanced technology ever in a fighting game. All the cloth in Jago’s costume is simulated, to dynamically animate, wrinkle and respond as the fighter moves. Sabrewulf has an elaborate fur system, and Glacius uses multiple layers of transparency and refraction, along with tens of thousands of physics-colliding shards to depict his ice armor and constructs.
Killer Instinct System Requirements
1 Mar 2016 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Win 10 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-750 2.66GHz / AMD Phenom II X4 965
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 5850 1024MB or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480
  • VRAM: 1GB
  • System Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Storage: 7 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 11 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win 10 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz / AMD FX-4300
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 7950 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670
  • VRAM: 2GB
  • System Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 7 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For Killer Instinct Requirements
To run Killer Instinct on high graphics settings your PC will require at least a 2GB GeForce GTX 670 / Radeon HD 7950 with a Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz or FX-4300 CPU. 8 GB will also be needed to achieve the Killer Instinct rec specs and get 60FPS. Killer Instinct needs a graphics card thats at least as powerful as a GeForce GTX 480/Radeon HD 5850 1024MB paired with Phenom II X4 965/Core i5-750 2.66GHz CPU to match the min specs. This PC setup will deliver 25-35 Frame Per Second at Low graphics setting on 720p resolution. To be able to run at all you will need at least 4 GB system memory. Make sure your GPU can run DirectX 11 or Killer Instinct won’t run. We suggest a 9 year old PC to play smoothly.
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Killer Instinct PC Release Date:

22 Mar 2016

Alternative Game Tags: Killer Instinct reboot, killer instinct beat em up
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Just played it today screen res 1360x768 everything maxed out got 60 fps

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The game comes out at 8:00am PDT today

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would I be able to play this at 60FPS and not have it look terrible?

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not likely unfortunately. You're looking at lower end of the settings mate!

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Yes you can play at medium to high on your setup, you have no worries. I know exactly what that setup can do. You have a 750ti masquerading as a gtx960, a very capable little card paired with a sweet little 8 core cpu. You are golden friend

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Oh ya the GTX 860M is more like the GTX 750 Ti while the GTX 960M is more like the GTX 760.

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You can play the game on high settings without any problems and Eric889 his CPU has 4 cores and 8 threads not 8 cores.

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