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Control is a supernatural third-person action-adventure from the minds behind Alan Wake and Quantum Break. After a secretive agency in New York is invaded by an otherworldly threat, you become the new Director struggling to regain Control. From developer Remedy Entertainment, this supernatural 3rd person action-adventure will challenge you to master the combination of supernatural abilities, modifiable loadouts, and reactive environments while fighting through a deep and unpredictable world.
Control System Requirements
28 Aug 2019 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4690 3.5GHz / AMD FX-4350
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 280X or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780
  • System Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 55 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 11 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win 10 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-7600K 3.8GHz / AMD Ryzen R5 1600X
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 580 4GB or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
  • System Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Storage: 55 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For Control Requirements
Control requires at least a Radeon RX 580 4GB or GeForce GTX 1060 to meet recommended requirements running on high graphics setting, with 1080p resolution. This hardware should achieve 60FPS. For your PC to completely meet the recommended requirements you will also need 16 GB system memory. Another thing to consider is the DirectX capability of your GPU. Control needs a GPU capable of running DirectX 12.
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Control PC Release Date:

27 Aug 2019

Alternative Game Tags: control, controll
Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

119.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080

92.4 FPS

Radeon VII 16GB

80.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile

77.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2070

77.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

76.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 Super 8GB

76.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB

73.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile

71.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 90W

69.1 FPS

Radeon RX 5700 8GB

67.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q

66.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 6GB

66.3 FPS

Radeon RX 5600 XT 6GB

64.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air 8GB

60.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q

58.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile

56.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080

56.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Ti

55.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB

55.1 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB

54.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070

49.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB

47.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660

46.8 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB

42.8 FPS

Radeon RX 580 8GB

40.1 FPS

Radeon RX 570 4GB

36.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060

34.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 3GB

33.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650

31.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 970 4GB

24.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB

21.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1050

17.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

77.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB

59.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080

58.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB

54.9 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 Mobile

51.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2070

51.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 Super 8GB

50.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

48.9 FPS

Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB

47.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile

47.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 90W

45.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q

43.7 FPS

Radeon RX 5700 8GB

42.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 6GB

42.2 FPS

Radeon RX 5600 XT 6GB

40.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air 8GB

39 FPS

GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q

38.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile

37.4 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080

35.8 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB

35.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB

34.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Ti

34 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB

33.6 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070

30.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660

28.1 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB

27.2 FPS

Radeon RX 580 8GB

25.7 FPS

Radeon RX 570 4GB

23.7 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060

21.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060 3GB

19.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650

19.2 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

41.7 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080

31.8 FPS

Radeon VII 16GB

27.1 FPS

GeForce RTX 2070

26.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

23.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB

23.5 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 6GB

21.2 FPS

Radeon RX 5700 8GB

20.6 FPS

Radeon RX 5600 XT 6GB

19.4 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 64 Air 8GB

18.7 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB

17.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB

16.9 FPS

GeForce GTX 1080

16.8 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070 Ti

16.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1070

15.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB

15.3 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB

12.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060

10.3 FPS
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Can I run Control at 60FPS on medium at 1080p?
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Can I run Control at 60FPS on ultra at 1440p?
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Te game is not badly optimized, is just programmed obsolency, cranck the settings down and it will look the same, you don't need a 2070 to run this game

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I voted yes because…It fits the bill probaby at Medium settings.

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Can I run Control at 60FPS on high at 1080p?
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I would say maybe tweaked ultra for stable framerates. That is, if you do not want to turn RTX on of course.

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Requirements need a Ray Tracing adjustment because if you run the game in DX12 mode and turn on real-time ray-tracing, the minimum decent performance you'll get will be with a RTX 2070 GPU - as ray-tracing on Medium or High hits you down with 10 to 20 fps. With GTX 1060 your fps will dip all the way down to 10s. Turning on DLSS might help but to my experience the game is so muddy it is unplayable.

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Weird thing is, this is a good game, but the graphics look pretty bad even in ultra without RTX, while in RTX it looks stunning. Of course the level design helps this; building interiors look pretty awful minus reflections; it's a RTX demo.

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