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Dying Light 2 system requirements

You don't need a powerful PC to get stuck into Dying Light 2, but a gaming SSD could help significantly improve the experience

Lying on the ground inside a huge hall as an enemy with a makeshift electrified hammer stands over you in Dying Light 2

Before hopping into Techland’s new zombie game, you’ll need to compare your gaming PC with the Dying Light 2 system requirements. Fortunately, the barrier to entry is quite low and shouldn’t tax most modern systems, but hardware requirements quickly become much steeper if you plan to turn on the game’s ray tracing features.


Here are the Dying Light 2 system requirements:

Minimum (1080p/30fps) Recommended (1080p/60fps)
OS Windows 7 64-bit Windows 10 64-bit
Preset Low High
CPU Intel Core i3-9100
AMD Ryzen 3 2300X
Intel Core i5-8600K
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
GPU Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050Ti
AMD Radeon RX 560
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
Storage 60GB HDD 60GB SSD

Yes, that’s features, plural. Ray traced global illumination, reflections, and shadows can all be turned on to push Dying Light’s visual fidelity even higher, providing you have a compatible GPU. However, turning any of these settings on will incur a performance cost. To combat this, Techland recommends you equip your system with one of the best graphics cards on the market: the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080.

Thankfully, Nvidia DLSS upscaling technology should help to boost fps if your rig’s struggling to maintain your target frame rate. Unfortunately, there’s no word of AMD FSR support, so those on team red with Radeon GPUs aren’t quite as fortunate.

If you plan on sampling the game’s ray tracing features, you’ll want to turn your attention to the Dying Light 2 ray tracing system requirements:

Minimum RT (1080p/30fps) Recommended RT (1080p/60fps)
OS Windows 10 64-bit Windows 10 64-bit
Preset Low RT High RT
CPU Intel Core i5-8600K
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
Intel Core i5-8600K
AMD Ryzen 5 3700X
GPU Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080
Storage 60GB SSD 60GB SSD
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Take our Dying Light 2 system requirements PC benchmark test to answer the question… Can I run Dying Light 2?