System Requirements

To run Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020, your computer system must meet this criteria.

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz / AMD FX-8320
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 380 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 2GB
  • System Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 50 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 11 Compatible Graphics Card

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-6700K 4-Core 4.0GHz / AMD Ryzen R5 1600
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
  • System Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Storage: 50 GB Hard drive space

To run Microsoft Flight Simulator on high graphics settings your PC will require at least a 0MB GeForce GTX 1070 / Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB with a Core i7-6700K 4-Core 4.0GHz or Ryzen R5 1600 CPU. 16 GB will also be needed to achieve the Microsoft Flight Simulator rec specs and get 60FPS. To be able to run at all you will need at least 8 GB system memory. Make sure your GPU can run DirectX 11 or Microsoft Flight Simulator won’t run perfectly. We suggest a 3 year old PC to play smoothly.