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Coming 2020, Microsoft Flight Simulator is the next generation of one of the most beloved simulation franchises. From light planes to wide-body jets, fly highly detailed and stunning aircraft in an incredibly realistic world. Create your flight plan and fly anywhere on the planet. Enjoy flying day or night and face realistic, challenging weather conditions.
Microsoft Flight Simulator GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Microsoft Flight Simulator GPU Analysis
Comparing Microsoft Flight Simulator PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Microsoft Flight Simulator is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 11 or OpenGL 4.5.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Microsoft Flight Simulator, aim to have a GPU that has at least 8.192 GB GPU RAM.

Only top performance graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Microsoft Flight Simulator

We are advised that 3 year old graphics cards should be able to run Microsoft Flight Simulator , but there could be a few exceptions to this rule.

Note that most games do not officially support laptop graphics cards, but nowadays many laptop graphics solutions are capable of running modern games. Whether desktop graphics cards or laptop, try searching for your graphics card to compare against the Microsoft Flight Simulator graphics card requirements chart below.