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Cyberpunk 2077 PC System Requirements

Can you run it?

If you are planning to build a new PC, and are on the hunt for the minimum and recommended requirements for Cyberpunk 2077 to ensure you will be able to play one of the year’s hottest games. The news on that from is surprisingly good, as CD Projekt Red has revealed the minimum and recommended requirement for their upcoming title, and they are surprisingly sane.

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You might not even need to worry about building that new PC at all, based on the lists below.

Minimum – 1080p

  • Graphics Settings – Low
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7, or 64-bit Windows 10
  • DirectX Version: DirectX 12
  • Processor: Intel CPU Core i5-3570K or AMD FX-8310
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GPU GeForce GTX 780 3GB / AMD Radeon RX 470
  • VRAM – 3 GB
  • Storage: HDD 70 GB space required – SSD recommended

Recommended – 1080p

  • Graphics Settings – High
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • DirectX Version: DirectX 12
  • Processor: Intel CPU Core i7 4790 or AMD Ryzen 3 3200G
  • Memory: 12 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB or AMD R9 Fury
  • VRAM – 6 GB
  • Storage: SSD with 70 GB of space – SSD recommended

High – 1440p

  • Graphics Settings – Ultra
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • DirectX Version: DirectX 12
  • Processor: Intel CPU Core i7 4790 or AMD Ryzen 3 3200G
  • Memory: 12 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 or AMD Radeon 5700 XT
  • VRAM – 6 GB
  • Storage: SSD with 70 GB of space – SSD recommended

High – 2160p

  • Graphics Settings – Ultra
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • DirectX Version: DirectX 12
  • Processor: Intel CPU Core i7 4790 or AMD Ryzen 3 3600
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080S or AMD Radeon 6800 XT
  • VRAM – 8 GB
  • Storage: SSD with 70 GB of space – SSD recommended

Ray Tracing Minimum – 1080p

  • Graphics Settings – RT Medium
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • DirectX Version: DirectX 12
  • Processor: Intel CPU Core i7 4790 or AMD Ryzen 3 3200G
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060
  • VRAM – 6 GB
  • Storage: SSD with 70 GB of space – SSD recommended

Ray Tracing High – 1440p

  • Graphics Settings – RT Ultra
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • DirectX Version: DirectX 12
  • Processor: Intel CPU Core i7 6700 or AMD Ryzen 3 3600
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070
  • VRAM – 8 GB
  • Storage: SSD with 70 GB of space – SSD recommended

Ray Tracing High – 2160p

  • Graphics Settings – RT Ultra
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • DirectX Version: DirectX 12
  • Processor: Intel CPU Core i7 6700 or AMD Ryzen 3 3600
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080
  • VRAM – 10 GB
  • Storage: SSD with 70 GB of space – SSD recommended

These specs are frankly, much lower than we were expecting at the lower end of the scale, and it would appear that CDPR has managed to pull off some extreme optimization based on the visuals that we are seeing on various livestreams and videos of Cyberpunk 2077.

While some folks who are using very old builds might need to pop for an upgrade, for the most part, the minimum specs fall nicely in line with the average user build on Steam, based on the Steam Hardware survey.

It’s definitely a good day for for wannabe street samurai everywhere, as Night City will be open for business soon, and it would seem that everyone is invited.


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