If you’re hoping to pick up Starfield on PC, but aren’t sure whether your rig meets the minimum or even recommended specs, don’t worry! We’ve got you covered.

Starfield is an enormous game with a sprawling, expansive universe to explore, 1,000 procedurally generated planets to adventure across, and the biggest cities in a Bethesda game.

Fortunately, Starfield isn’t a ridiculously demanding game, but you will need a somewhat decent PC to meet its specs.

Below we’ve outlined the minimum and recommended PC requirements for Starfield and whether or not your PC can run it!

Starfield Minimum PC Requirements

The minimum PC requirements for Starfield will run the game at 1080p native resolution at 30FPS on Low graphics settings. They are:

  • OS: Windows 10 version 22H2 (10.0.19045)
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X, Intel Core i7-6800K
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 5700, NVIDIA GeForce 1070 Ti
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 125 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: SSD Required

This is according to Starfield’s Steam store page listing and can be found under System Requirements.

The player exploring mountains in Starfield

The recommended PC requirements for Starfield will run it at 1080p resolution at 60FPS on Medium graphics settings. They are:

  • OS: Windows 10/11 with updates
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3600X, Intel i5-10600K
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 125 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: SSD Required

These requirements are also based on Starfield’s Steam store page listing and can be found beneath the minimum requirements.

It’s important to note that the recommended requirements for Starfield will not guarantee your PC will run it at Ultra settings or reach an FPS above 60.

To be able to run Starfield on Ultra at a higher resolution and a higher frame rate, you’ll need a more powerful setup.

The player exploring a grassy field in Starfield

Can My PC Run Starfield?

You can run Starfield if your PC has 16GB+ RAM and an AMD Radeon RX 5700 graphics card or better. If it doesn’t, you will likely need to upgrade or deal with low FPS.

If you want to know if your current rig can run Starfield, you can always try sites like PCGameBenchmark. It compares your PC’s specs with the minimum and recommended requirements of the game.

A robot in Starfield

Alternatively, you can find your PC specs and compare them to the minimum and recommended requirements outlined above.

How to Check Your PC Specs

To check your PC specs on Windows, do the following:

  • Head into your Settings.
    • You can locate it by typing settings into the search bar on the bottom left.
  • Go to System.
  • Scroll down until you find About.
  • Click About, and you’ll see your PC’s specifications.
The System menu in Settings on Windows PC
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