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Apex Legends: Specs & System Requirements (Minimum & Recommended)

Everything you'll need to run the game well on PC.

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Our Apex Legends system requirements page contains the minimum and recommended hardware you'll need to run the game at 60 FPS.

Apex Legends is one of the most popular games on Twitch at the time of publishing this article, and if you're playing on PC - and you're a battle royale fan in general - then you're no doubt going to be want to get a taste of the gameplay for yourself.

Although it's set in the Titanfall universe, don't expect those iconic Titans to make an appearance. It was, apparently, too tricky a gameplay balancing act to include. What you get though is an extremely reward three-player team based battle that we think is going to prove a hit in the long-term.

If you want to play the game on PC, however, then you're going to need to make sure that your rig has what it takes to do the game justice. In this article we've outlined both the official minimum requirements needed to run the game, as well as the recommended spec so that the game experience really sparkles.

Apex Legends: Minimum System Requirements

Don't expect too pretty an experience if you're running on an old computer, but at the very least you'll need to be packing the following power levels to run the game at a base performance:

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-6300 3.8GHz / AMD FX-4350 4.2 GHz Quad-Core Processor
  • RAM: 6GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 / Radeon HD 7700
  • GPU RAM: 1 GB
  • HARD DRIVE: Minimum 30 GB of free space

If you're working with a budget rig, you should run the game just fine with low to medium settings. Go High or Ultra then you may start to struggle, but overall Apex Legends is optimised well enough for those who haven't spent a fortune on their PCs to run the game without any issues.

It's worth mentioning that if you're attempting to play this game on a laptop which doesn't have dedicated graphics, you'll really struggle to even run the game properly. We'd recommend a budget rig or mid range laptop with dedicated graphics card to get up and running with Apex Legends.

Apex Legends: Recommended System Requirements

If you really want to play Apex Legends the way it was intended to be played, you'll want to have a rig that looks a little bit more like this. Obviously the more you're packing under the hood, the better all areas of the game will perform.

To get the game running at a buttery smooth 60FPS, this is what you're going to need:

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel i5 3570K or equivalent
  • RAM: 8GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 / AMD Radeon R9 290
  • GPU RAM: 8GB
  • HARD DRIVE: Minimum 30 GB of free space

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How do I find out my system specs?

Below we've outlined how to find identify what's under the hood:

  • Go to your Windows search bar and type in "dxdiag"
  • This will bring up a screen which shows all the good stuff.
  • There are some things you'll want to take note of: Your Operating System (32 or 64-bit), Processor (CPU) and Memory (RAM).
  • To find out what graphics card you've got, click the tab entitled "Display 1" at the top left.
  • If you've got a dedicated GPU installed it will list the manufacturer (AMD or NVIDIA), followed by the chip number (GeForce GTX or AMD RX).
  • You can check your display memory and VRAM here too.
  • That should be all the information you need!

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