Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 System Requirements

You might be thinking that Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 can only be played on high-end specs machines. However, the latest release of the minimum specifications for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 shows reasonable requirements that might even cater to mid-range desktop build.

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Here are the latest Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 system requirements:

MINIMUM SPEC/ SYSTEM REQUIREMENTSRECOMMENDED SPEC/ SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
CPUIntel Core i5-4460 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200 or betterIntel Core i5-8400 or AMD Ryzen 5 1500X or better
RAM8 GB MEMORY16 GB MEMORY
Operating System (OS)WINDOWS 10 64 Bit (1909)WINDOWS 10 64 Bit (1909)
GPURadeon RX 570 or GeForce GTX 770 or betterRadeon RX 590 or GeForce GTX 970
DEDICATED VIDEO MEMORY2048 MB / 2 GB4096 MB / 4 GB
VERTEX SHADER5.05.1
PIXEL SHADER5.05.1
DISK SPACE150 GB150 GB
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Minimum and Recommended SPEC/System Requirements on PC

The Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 requires massive amounts of disk space as the initial installation of the game already reached around 120 GB of download (STEAM).

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Ideal Specs / System Requirements

IDEAL SPEC/ SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
CPURyzen 7 Pro 2700X / Intel i7-9800X
RAM32 GB
Operating System (OS)WINDOWS 10 64 Bit (1909)
GPURadeon VII / Nvidia RTX 2080
DEDICATED VIDEO MEMORY8,192 MB / 8 GB
VERTEX SHADER5.1
PIXEL SHADER5.1
DISK SPACE150 GB (SOLID-STATE DRIVE RECOMMENDED)
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 IDEAL System Requirements on PC

If Microsoft updates its minimum hardware requirements, we will update the information on this page. The game is now available for purchase in the Microsoft Store. The Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Standard retails for $59.99 while the Deluxe costs $89.99 and for the Premium Deluxe edition costs $119.99. (Based from the listing on Microsoft Store; as of August 22, 2020)

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