Space Engineers System Requirements

Space Engineers System Requirements - full specs, system checker and the gaming PC setup you need.

Space Engineers minimum requirements

  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2320
  • File Size: 25 GB
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 7 (latest SP) 64-bit

Space Engineers recommended specs

  • Memory: 16 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-4790
  • File Size: 25 GB
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 7 (latest SP) 64-bit

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Can I Run Space Engineers?

The Space Engineers system requirements ask for a minimum graphics card equivalent to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750. However, the recommended graphics card is an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070. You will need at least 25 GB of free storage space to install Space Engineers. To play Space Engineers you will need a minimum CPU equivalent to an Intel Core i5-2320. However, the developers recommend a CPU greater or equal to an Intel Core i7-4790 for the best experience. You'll need a minimum of 8 GB of RAM. If possible, make sure you have 16 GB of RAM in order to run Space Engineers to its full potential.

Space Engineers Performance Guide

Looking to improve your FPS in Space Engineers? Here are some tips.

  • This game is very demanding for RAM - if you are only just meeting the minimum 8 GB of RAM required, try shutting any RAM intensive background applications before running - e.g. Google Chrome
  • Downloading 'SEToolbox' lets you remove floating objects from your save game which can impact performance.
  • Run the game in fullscreen mode as opposed to windowed.
  • Ensure you have the latest NVIDIA/AMD drivers installed for your graphics card.
  • Disable hardware acceleration in programs like Discord, to free up GPU bandwidth for Space Engineers.

Space Engineers will run on PC system with Microsoft Windows 7 (latest SP) 64-bit and upwards.

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Space Engineers FPS - what frame rate can you expect?

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

What frame rate does Space Engineers run at?

115 Intel Core i9-9900K NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 64 GB
104 Intel Core i7-2600 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 12 GB
94 Intel Core i7-10700KF NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 32 GB
91 Intel Core i7-8700K NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti 32 GB
76 Intel Core i5-1035G1 Intel UHD 12 GB

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Space Engineers Release Date

28th of February 2019

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What is Space Engineers?

Space Engineers is a sandbox game about engineering, construction, exploration and survival in space and on planets. Players build space ships, space stations, planetary outposts of various sizes and uses, pilot ships and travel through space to explore planets and gather resources to survive.

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