DCS World System Requirements

Take to the skies and live our your Tom Cruise fantasy - as long as your PC can feel the need for speed just like Maverick did. Let's find out shall we?

Digital Combat Simulator is a great-looking modern flight sim that brings military action to your desktop. To make it look great though you are going to need a pretty decent PC. Let’s see if yours comes up to scratch.

DCS World Minimum System Requirements

Version 2.7 – Low Graphics settings

  • OS 64-bit Windows 10;
  • DirectX11;
  • CPU: Intel Core i3 at 2.8 GHz or AMD FX; RAM:
  • 8 GB (16 GB for heavy missions);
  • Free hard disk space: 120 GB;
  • Discrete video card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 / AMD R9 280X or better;
  • requires internet activation.

Version 2.7 – High Graphics settings

  • OS 64-bit Windows 10;
  • DirectX11;
  • CPU: Core i5+ at 3+ GHz or AMD FX / Ryzen; RAM:
  • 16 GB (32 GB for heavy missions);
  • Free hard disk space: 120 GB on Solid State Drive (SSD) + extra space for paid content ;
  • Discrete video card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 / AMD Radeon RX VEGA 56 with 8GB VRAM or better;
  • Joystick;
  • requires internet activation.
DCS World plays great in VR as well
  • OS 64-bit Windows 10;
  • DirectX11;
  • CPU: Core i5+ at 3+ GHz or AMD FX / Ryzen; RAM:
  • 16 GB (32 GB for heavy missions);
  • Free hard disk space: 350 GB on Solid State Drive (SSD);
  • Discrete video card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 / AMD Radeon RX VEGA 64 or better;
  • Joystick;
  • requires internet activation.