Gears 5 PC System Requirements Revealed – RTX 2080 or Radeon VII ‘Ideal’

The Coalition has revealed the system requirements for Gears 5, the 5th installment of the long-running Gears of War franchise. Gears 5 releases on September 10th, but players can play it starting September 5th if you subscribe to Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.

Gears 5 PC System Requirements

The Coalition revealed three seperate performance requirement tiers, the typical Minimum and Recommended as well as an ‘Ideal’ spec, which features some really high-end hardware.


  • CPU: Intel Core i3 ‘Skylake’ / AMD FX-6000 Series
  • GPU: AMD Radeon R9 280 or AMD Radeon RX 560 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or GeForce GTX 1050
  • VRAM: 2GB
  • RAM: 8GB
  • HDD: 80GB
  • OS: Windows 10 May 2019 Update


  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 / Intel Core i5 ‘Skylake’
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RX 570 or Radeon RX 5700 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or GTX 1660 Ti
  • VRAM: 4GB
  • RAM: 8GB
  • HDD: 80GB
  • OS: Windows 10 May 2019 Update


  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 / Intel Core i7 ‘Skylake’
  • GPU: AMD Radeon VII / NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
  • VRAM: 8GB
  • RAM: 16GB
  • HDD: SSD + 100GB free
  • OS: Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Gears 5 is available for pre-order on the Windows Store or Steam and is available as part of the Xbox Game Pass.

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