Horizon: Zero Dawn
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Experience Aloy’s legendary quest to unravel the mysteries of a future Earth ruled by Machines. Cast out from birth, the young hunter must fight to stop a threat to all mankind. Use devastating tactical attacks against the Machines and explore a majestic open world in this award-winning action RPG!
Horizon: Zero Dawn System Requirements
10 Mar 2020 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements, Predicted

  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz / AMD FX-8320
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 380 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 2GB
  • System Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 50 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 11 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements, Predicted

  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-6700K 4-Core 4.0GHz / AMD Ryzen R5 1600
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
  • System Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Storage: 50 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For Horizon: Zero Dawn Requirements
You need a Core i7-6700K 4-Core 4.0GHz or Ryzen R5 1600 processor coupled with a GeForce GTX 1070 to run Horizon: Zero Dawn system requirements at recommended. You can expect to get around 60FPS at 1080p screen res on high graphics settings with this hardware. System memory for min is 8 GB. Another thing to consider is the DirectX capability of your GPU. Horizon: Zero Dawn needs a GPU capable of running DirectX 11. To summarise, Horizon: Zero Dawn needs around a 4 year old PC to play at recommended settings.
FPS System Benchmark
49 FPS
High
Graphics Card
How well optimised is Horizon: Zero Dawn for PC? Horizon: Zero Dawn is excellently optimized
8.4
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Genres: Action, RPG, Sci fi
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System Requirements Report for Horizon: Zero Dawn
Graphics Settings: High

GPU Performance: In summary, 1440p resolution shows itself to be the optimum performance vs visuals... [ Login for our full report ]

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Graphics [1920 x 1080]
RAM
16GB
9.9
This system has no obvious bottleneck for this game
Performance Report
Processor
Intel
Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz
AMD
FX-8320
Graphics
Nvidia
GeForce GTX 960 2GB
AMD
Radeon R9 380
RAM
8GB
Processor
Intel
Core i5-4440S 2.8GHz
AMD
FX-8150
Graphics
Nvidia
GeForce GTX 1060
AMD
Radeon RX 480 8GB
RAM
8GB
Processor
Intel
Core i7-6700K 4-Core 4.0GHz
AMD
Ryzen R5 1600
Graphics
Nvidia
GeForce GTX 1070
AMD
Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB
RAM
16GB
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
9.6
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GFX
GeForce GTX 1070 [1920 x 1080]
9.1
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RAM
16GB
9.9
Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
Premium Only FPS
Ultra Setting
Premium Only FPS
No data available
Horizon: Zero Dawn System Requirements
Official requirements released
Intel CPU
AMD CPU
Nvidia Graphics Card
AMD Graphics Card
VRAM
RAM
OS
Direct X
HDD Space
GD Verdict
Minimum Requirements
Intel CPU
AMD CPU
Nvidia Graphics Card
AMD Graphics Card
VRAM
RAM
OS
Direct X
HDD Space
GD Verdict
GD Adjusted Requirements
Intel CPU
AMD CPU
Nvidia Graphics Card
AMD Graphics Card
VRAM
RAM
OS
Direct X
HDD Space
GD Verdict
6 GB
8 GB
7.4
Win 7 64
DX 11
50 GB
FPS
Predicted Requirements
Intel CPU
AMD CPU
Nvidia Graphics Card
AMD Graphics Card
VRAM
RAM
OS
Direct X
HDD Space
GD Verdict
Average Frames Per Second
Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
Premium Only FPS
Ultra Setting
Premium Only FPS

Horizon: Zero Dawn PC Release Date:

Summer 2020

Horizon: Zero Dawn vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
9%
Graphics Card
24%
RAM
11GB
31%
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