Sea of Thieves System Requirements

Sea of Thieves System Requirements - full specs, system checker and the gaming PC setup you need.

Sea of Thieves minimum requirements

  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450
  • File Size: 50 GB
  • OS: Windows 10

Sea of Thieves recommended specs

  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-4690
  • File Size: 50 GB
  • OS: Windows 10

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Can I Run Sea of Thieves?

Before you lower sails and weigh the anchor on your pirating adventures, you'll first need to make sure your gaming PC is capable of meeting the Sea of Thieves system requirements.

For ye land lubbers who are building their pirate fortune, the Sea of Thieves minimum system requirements should provide safe harbour. An Intel Q9450 or AMD Phenom II X6 are all that's needed to get the game running in terms of processor power, but you'll need to pair either chip with 4GB of RAM. In terms of graphics cards, an Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 or AMD Radeon 7750 should put some wind in your system's sails. Aside from that, you'll need 50GB of available space mapped on your gaming SSD, in addition to a Windows 10 64-bit installation.

If you're a pirate with gold to spare, you might want to splash out on some new hardware to meet the Sea of Thieves recommended system requirements. Investing in something that's at least as powerful as an Intel Core i5-4690 or AMD FX-8150 should keep your gaming CPU from anchoring your performance, but you'll need to double up on RAM to the tune of 8GB. Who said pirates have to be ugly? With an Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 or AMD Radeon R9 380X GPU in your crew, you'll be sitting pretty.

Sea of Thieves Performance Guide

Looking to improve your FPS in Sea of Thieves? Here are some tips to improve performance.

  • Ensuring you have the latest AMD Drivers or NVIDIA Drivers for your graphics card.
  • Alternatively, lowering graphically demanding options such as water detail and particle effect quality may help boost FPS.
  • Close resource-heavy background programs before running xxx - Open Task Manager (Ctrl + Shift + Esc) to see which programs are using the most resources.

Sea of Thieves will run on PC system with Windows 10 and upwards.

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Sea of Thieves FPS - what frame rate can you expect?

How many FPS will I get on Sea of Thieves? We reference thousands of reports from PCGameBenchmark users running our FPS tracking app to tell you exactly how Sea of Thieves performs across a range of different settings and resolutions on the most popular PC gaming setups.

What frame rate does Sea of Thieves run at?

107 Intel Core i5-10400F NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 16 GB
76 Intel Core i5-10300H Intel UHD 8 GB
59 Intel Core i5-10600K NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 16 GB
43 Intel Core i7-4770K NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 16 GB
37 Intel Core i7-4770 NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 24 GB

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Sea of Thieves Release Date

3rd of June 2020

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