Elite: Dangerous
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Currently in paid Beta - Take a ship and 100 credits to make money legally or illegally - trade, bounty-hunt, pirate, assassinate your way across the galaxy. Elite: Dangerous is the latest installment of a long series of epic space games, starting with "Elite" - one of the most successful games of the 1980s.
Elite: Dangerous System Requirements
17 Dec 2015 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4GHz / AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 4870 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260
  • VRAM: 512MB
  • System Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Storage: 7 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 11 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770K 4-Core 3.5GHz / AMD FX-4350
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 280X or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770
  • VRAM: 1GB
  • System Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 7 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For Elite: Dangerous Requirements
Elite: Dangerous requires a Radeon R9 280X graphics card with a Core i7-3770K 4-Core 3.5GHz or FX-4350 processor to reach the recommended specs, achieving high graphics setting on 1080p. 8 GB will also be needed to achieve the Elite: Dangerous rec specs and get 60FPS. Elite: Dangerous needs a graphics card thats at least as powerful as a GeForce GTX 260/Radeon HD 4870 paired with Phenom 9850 Quad-Core/Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4GHz CPU to match the min specs. This PC setup will deliver 25-35 Frame Per Second at Low graphics setting on 720p resolution. Minimum RAM requirements are 4 GB system memory. Your GPU is expected to be able to deliver DirectX 11. We suggest a 7 year old PC to play smoothly.
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Elite: Dangerous PC Release Date:

16 Dec 2014

Alternative Game Tags: elite iv, space trading, david braben, frontier, elite dangerous
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Yes, it will do it at all low with supersampling at .75, it won't look pretty but the gameplay will still exist. I did it for over 100 hours on a Intel HD 3000 with an average of 25 fps. It would dip down to 15 fps rarely when fighting in ringed planets rings, but it would always recover enough to continue playing. It never froze or anything on me either. make sure your resolution in 720p not 768p too, not a big reduction but good for the performance. I got 45 fps else ware.

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