Gears 5 tech test PC requirements and specs

Learn more about the PC specs and requirements you'll need to run the Gears 5 tech test when it launches in July.


The Coalition is busy working away at perfecting the next title in the Gears of War series, and Gears 5 is looking to be one thrilling ride. As we move closer and closer to the game’s eventual release this fall, the developers are ready to take things up a notch with a tech test that is scheduled to kick off next month. In this guide we’ll discuss the recommended PC specs and requirements that players will want to keep in mind when preparing for the test this July.

Gears 5 tech test PC requirements and specs

If you’re planning on taking part in the Gears 5 tech test on PC, then you’re going to need to make sure your system is up to par with the recommended requirements. Thankfully, the developers have provided a handy cheatsheet of the minimum and recommended PC requirements that you’ll want to have when setting up to play the Gears 5 tech test.

Gears 5 tech test PC requirements and specs

We’ve included an image of the specs shared above, but we’ll also include the specs in text form below, just to make it easier to read.

Minimum PC specs:

  • CPU: AMD FX-6000 Series, Intel i3 Skylake
  • GPU: AMD Radeon 280, AMD Radeon RX 560, Nvidia GeForce 760, Nvidia GeForce 1050
  • VRAM: 2GB
  • RAM: 6GB
  • HDD: 15GB

Recommended PC specs:

  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 3, Intel i5 Skylake
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RX 570, AMD Radeon RX 5700, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
  • VRAM: 4GB
  • RAM: 8GB
  • HDD: 15GB

Ideal PC specs:

  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 7, Intel i7 Skylake
  • GPU: AMD Radeon VII, Nvidia GeForce GTX 2080
  • VRAM: 8GB
  • RAM: 16GB
  • HDD: 15GB + SSD

Now that you know what kind of PC requirements, you’ll need to play the Gears 5 tech test, you can learn when the Gears 5 tech test starts and follow Shacknews on Twitter for even more guides and news right on your timeline.

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