Elite Dangerous System Requirements

Elite Dangerous System Requirements (2021) - full specs, system checker and the gaming PC setup you need: Can I Run Elite Dangerous?

Elite Dangerous system requirements

  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770
  • CPU: AMD FX-4350
  • File Size: 25 GB
  • OS: Windows 7/8/10 64-bit

Elite Dangerous minimum requirements

  • Memory: 6 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470
  • CPU: Intel Celeron J1900
  • File Size: 25 GB
  • OS: Windows 7/8/10 64-bit

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Can I Run Elite Dangerous?

To play Elite Dangerous you will need a minimum CPU equivalent to an Intel Celeron J1900. Whereas, an AMD FX-4350 Quad-Core is recommended in order to run it. You will need at least 25 GB of free disk space to install Elite Dangerous. Provided that you have at least an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470 graphics card you can play the game. But, according to the developers the recommended graphics card is an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770. The minimum memory requirement for Elite Dangerous is 6 GB of RAM installed in your computer. If possible, make sure your have 8 GB of RAM in order to run Elite Dangerous to its full potential.

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Elite Dangerous will run on PC system with Windows 7/8/10 64-bit and upwards. Additionally it has a Linux version.

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Elite Dangerous Mac OS system requirements (minimum)

  • Memory:6 GB
  • Graphics Card:NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
  • CPU:Intel Core i5-6300HQ
  • File Size:8 GB
  • OS:OS X Yosemite (version 10.10.3)

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Elite Dangerous System Requirements

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Elite Dangerous Release Date

2nd of April 2015

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What is Elite Dangerous?

Take control of your own starship in a cutthroat galaxy. Elite Dangerous is the definitive massively multiplayer space epic.