Half-Life: Alyx
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Half-Life: Alyx is Valve’s VR return to the Half-Life series. It’s the story of an impossible fight against a vicious alien race known as the Combine, set between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2. Playing as Alyx Vance, you are humanity’s only chance for survival.
Half-Life: Alyx System Requirements
2 Mar 2020 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: Core i5-7500 / Ryzen 5 1600
  • Memory: 12 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GTX 1060 / RX 580 - 6GB VRAM
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-6700K 4-Core 4.0GHz / AMD Ryzen R5 1600
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Air 8GB or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
  • VRAM: 8GB
  • System Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Storage: 50 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 11 Compatible Graphics Card
PC System Analysis For Half-Life: Alyx Requirements
Half-Life: Alyx runs on the Source game engine. You need a Core i7-6700K 4-Core 4.0GHz or Ryzen R5 1600 processor coupled with a GeForce GTX 1080 to run Half-Life: Alyx system requirements at recommended. You can expect to get around 60FPS at 1080p screen res on high graphics settings with this hardware. Also your PC needs 16 GB RAM to meet the rec specs and run at 60 frames. Half-Life: Alyx needs a Core i5-7500 3.4GHz or Ryzen R5 1600 processor coupled with a GeForce GTX 1060 to run Half-Life: Alyx system requirements at minimum requirements. A machine of this performance will return around 30FPS on low settings. System memory for min is 12 GB.
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Half-Life: Alyx PC Release Date:

23 Mar 2020

Alternative Game Tags: Half-Life: Alyx System Requirements, Half-Life: Alyx Hardware Requirements, Half-Life: Alyx Specifications, Half-Life: Alyx Specs, HalfLifeAlyx
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I voted yes because…I've got the same GPU and your CPU comparable to my I7-3770. On Ultra -Fog medium I've got 45-90FPS when I sometime looked in MSI Afterburner. GPU utilization 13-80% and CPU 40-100% (for me)

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Well i know for sure that i can't run it. I have Oculus Rift S with the specs listed above and my image shakes like hell and the hands are moving in lag. Nothing in the background, every other game it's moving at 60+ FPS but for this one the CPU it's at 100% and the GPU at 78%. I tried to OC the CPU to 4.2 - 4.5 - 4.7. It's doing the same thing. Hope for updates in the future.

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This is weird, your CPU/GPU are reallly good to playe this game at ultra, 60 fps no problem

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