Halo developer 343 Industries announced the minimum specs that will be needed to play Halo: Reach on PC when it releases in a blog post on Thursday. Specifically, the table provided by the developer highlights the bare minimum requirement, the hardware needed for 1080p, and finally, what you’ll need for 4K.
The specs chart is based on a target frames per second (FPS) range of 50-60. The specific hardware types listed are CPU, GPU, and RAM, across both AMD and NVIDIA. 343 Industries says that it will provide a more detailed sheet of specs in the future that includes integrated graphics at a later date, so people using laptops should keep an eye out for that.
It’s fantastic to see that Halo: Reach will require so little in terms of hardware to run smoothly, even at 4K, as even the most expensive pieces of hardware listed on this specs sheet are considered affordable in the modern PC gaming market. In other words: don’t worry if you have a potato PC. You’ll need some stronger hardware if you want to push past 4K and 60 FPS, though.
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