Before you shift that gear stick and hit the dirt roads of Mexico, you’ll need to know what the Forza Horizon 5 system requirements are in order to get into the driver’s seat. Given that the game also released on last-generation consoles, it doesn’t take a particularly powerful gaming PC to get this racing game off to the races.
Unfortunately, there’s no news on PC-exclusive settings or features to help boost fps, such as Nvidia DLSS or AMD’s FSR, but Forza Horizon 5 does include ray tracing. However, the intensive graphical setting can only be used in the game’s ‘Forzavista’ model viewer and you’ll need hardware close to the Forza Horizon 5 system requirements ‘Ideal’ spec. There’s still plenty of eye-candy to be had for those with the best graphics cards and best gaming CPUs though, and you’ll be able to push your pedal to the metal and net blisteringly high frame rates.
Playground Games recommends you install Forza Horizon 5 on a solid state drive. While this isn’t necessary, the best SSDs offer massively improved loading times when compared to HDDs. Whatever your storage solution, you’ll need a chonky 110GB of space available to accommodate Forza Horizon 5’s vast open-world.
Here are the Forza Horizon 5 system requirements:
|AMD Ryzen 3 1200
|AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
|AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT
|AMD RX 470
Nvidia GTX 970
|AMD RX 590
Nvidia GTX 1070
|AMD RX 6800XT
Nvidia RTX 3080
Forza Horizon 5 is available on Steam which should be good news to those who prefer not to purchase Xbox Game Studios titles via the Microsoft Store. However, it is available via PC Game Pass too and you can play it right now if you’re subscribed to the service.
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