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NVIDIA recommends RTX 2080 for ray tracing in Control

Control will support DX11, DX12 and ray tracing with the GeForce RTX 2080 recommended

By Anthony Garreffa on Jul 16, 2019 11:03 pm CDT - 1 min, 17 secs reading time

Control isn't far away with its release on August 27, and now we're hearing more about the RTX side of Remedy Entertainment's latest and greatest game.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics card owners will be able to enjoy real-time ray tracing in Control, which in my hands-on time with it during E3 2019 blowing me away when RTX is turned on. According to the listing for Control on the Epic Games Store you'll need an RTX 2060 at a minimum to play with ray tracing, while Remedy recommends an RTX 2080 if you want RTX on.

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7, 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-7500 / AMD Ryzen 3 1300X or better
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 / AMD RX580 or better
  • For Ray-Tracing: GeForce RTX 2060
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • DirectX: DX11
  • Additional Features: Widescreen support 21:9 / Remappable controls / Uncapped frame-rate / G-Sync / Freesync support

Recommended

  • OS: Windows 10, 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-8600K / AMD Ryzen 7 2700X or better
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080Ti / AMD Radeon VII or better
  • For Ray-Tracing: GeForce RTX 2080
  • DirectX: DX11 / DX12
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • Additional Features: Widescreen support 21:9 / Remappable controls / Uncapped frame-rate / G-Sync / Freesync support
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

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