Gears of War 5 PC requirements revealed ahead of tech test

The Coalition recommends GeForce RTX 2080 or Radeon VII for 'Ideal' settings in Gears of War 5.

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Published Sun, Jul 7 2019 10:37 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:48 AM CST

We aren't far away from the Gears of War 5 technical test on the PC, with developer The Coalition releasing some early PC requirements for the game. You will need to have Windows 10 with the May 2019 update applied at a bare minimum, along with 6GB of RAM and 15GB of HDD space.

Gears of War 5 PC requirements revealed ahead of tech test | TweakTown.com

The Coalition will kick off the pre-download of the Gears of War 5 tech test starting July 17 at 10AM PDT, where it will take place between July 19 at 10AM PDT through to July 22 at 10AM PDT. There will be a second technical test for Gears of War 5 a few days later, with The Coalition settings dates of July 26-29 at 10AM PDT.

The developer notes: "During Test periods, our goal is to test our servers handling an influx of players ahead of launch day. Gears 5 has an access queue system in place to protect server stability as much as possible - please be aware you may encounter some queueing as you start to play. Between test periods, the Tech Test will remain available for download but servers will be offline".

Here are the minimum/recommended/ideal PC requirements for Gears of War 5:

MINIMUM:

  • OS: Windows 10 May 2019 Update
  • Processor: AMD FX-6000 Series or Intel i3 Skylake
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760/GTX 1050 or AMD Radeon R9 280/RX 560
  • Storage: 15 GB available space

RECOMMENDED:

  • OS: Windows 10 May 2019 Update
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 3 or Intel i5 Skylake
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970/1660 Ti or AMD Radeon RX 570/RX 5700
  • Storage: 15 GB available space

IDEAL:

  • OS: Windows 10 May 2019 Update
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 or Intel i7 Skylake
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 or AMD Radeon VII
  • Storage: 15 GB available space + SSD
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