Microsoft has finally announced the minimum requirements for your system for the Flight Simulator 2020 to be released later this year. They have made a distinction between minimum, recommended and ideal system requirements.

Microsoft has finally announced the minimum requirements for your system for the Flight Simulator 2020 to be released later this year. They have made a distinction between minimum, recommended and ideal system requirements.

Minimum system requirements
If your system meets the minimum system requirements, you will be able to install FS2020 on your system, but keep in mind that Microsoft Flight Simulator will not look as slick as the movies published by Microsoft.

  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 1200, or Intel i5-4460
  • GPU: Radeon RX 570, Nvidia GTX 700
  • VRAM: 2 GB
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • HDD: 150 GB
  • Internet speed: 5 Mbps (0.6 MB / s)

Recommended system requirements
Do you want to run Flight Simulator 2020 smoothly on your system at graphically averaged settings? Then you need at least the specifications below for your PC.

  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1500X, or Intel i5-8400
  • GPU: Radeon RX 590, Nvidia GTX 970
  • VRAM: 4 GB
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • HDD: 150 GB
  • Internet speed: 20 Mbps (2.5 MB / s)

Ideal system requirements
Do you want Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 to look graphically optimal, similar to the videos that the development team has published so far? And do you want to enjoy everything this flight sim has to offer, including breathtaking scenery? Then you do need the following specifications.

  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 2700X, or Intel i7-9800X
  • GPU: Radeon VII, Nvidia RTX 2080
  • VRAM: 8 GB
  • RAM: 32 GB
  • HDD: 150 GB SSD
  • Internet speed: 50 Mbps (6.3 MB / s)

Release date
The release date of FS2020 is still unknown. We expect this information to become available in the coming weeks.
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