Microsoft Flight Simulator System Requirements: Can You Run It?

Microsoft Flight Simulator
Developer:
Asobo Studio
Publisher:
Xbox Game Studios
Release date:
18 August 2020 (3 years old)
User score:
4.2 / 5 (1529 votes)

Official Microsoft Flight Simulator system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run Microsoft Flight Simulator at minimal and recommended settings. Although these requirements are usually approximate, they can still be used to determine the indicative hardware tier needed to play the game.

PassMinimum requirements

Pass Graphics card:
NVIDIA GTX 770 | AMD Radeon RX 570, 2 GB VRAM
Pass CPU:
Intel i5-4460 | AMD Ryzen 3 1200
Pass Memory:
8 GB RAM
File size:
150 GB available space
Operating system:
Windows 10, 64-bit
DirectX:
Version 11

PassRecommended requirements

Pass Graphics card:
NVIDIA GTX 970 | AMD Radeon RX 590, 4 GB VRAM
Pass CPU:
Intel i5-8400 | AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
Pass Memory:
16 GB RAM
File size:
150 GB available space
Operating system:
Windows 10, 64-bit
DirectX:
Version 11

Microsoft Flight Simulator performance on your PC


Microsoft Flight Simulator performance with your GPU

GeForce RTX 3060's performance compared to the game's official system requirements.

RTX 3060
recommended
GeForce GTX 970
30 fps @ low
1366×768
60 fps @ medium
1920×1080
60 fps @ high
1920×1080
60 fps @ ultra
1920×1080
60 fps @ QHD
2560×1440
60 fps @ epic
3840×2160

Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

Microsoft Flight Simulator FPS calculator: average frames per second on GeForce RTX 3060 (according to our approximations). FPS may vary depending on your operating system and other factors.

low settings / 768p
110−120 FPS
medium settings / 1080p
110−120 FPS
high settings / 1080p
110−120 FPS
ultra settings / 1080p
110−120 FPS
QHD / 1440p
110−120 FPS
4K / 2160p
110−120 FPS

Microsoft Flight Simulator performance with your CPU

Core i5-12400's performance compared to the game's official system requirements.

i5-12400
recommended
Core i5-8400

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