Forza Horizon 5 System Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • OS : Windows 10 version 15063.0 or higher
  • Processor : Intel i5-4460 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200
  • Memory : 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics : NVidia GTX 970 OR AMD RX 470
  • DirectX : Version 12
  • Network : Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage : 110 GB available space
  • OS : Windows 10 version 15063.0 or higher
  • Processor : Intel i5-8400 or AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
  • Memory : 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics : NVidia GTX 1070 OR AMD RX 590
  • DirectX : Version 12
  • Network : Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage : 110 GB available space

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Graphics Requirements

To run Forza Horizon 5 it is recommended that you have a minimum of an NVidia GTX 970 OR AMD RX 470. The recommended graphic card for the best visual experience is an NVidia GTX 1070 OR AMD RX 590 (or better).

DirectX Version 12 should also be available on your system.

Running Forza Horizon 5 on a graphics card that is above the recommended specifications will allow you to achieve the highest levels of visual detail and the best frame rates. Good frame rates can be beneficial when playing competitive games. A higher frame rate will reduce input lag allowing you to react more quickly to events on screen.

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CPU Requirements

Forza Horizon 5 requires that you have a minimum of an Intel i5-4460 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200 processor. For the best game experience an Intel i5-8400 or AMD Ryzen 5 1500X (or better) processor is recommended.

Some games require a powerful CPU in order to manage the game engine. The game engine deals with things like processing network communications for multi-player games and the AI of your enemies in strategy games. Some games are considered CPU intensive or CPU dependent. Most modern games offload work directly to the GPU and don't require a powerful CPU for demanding visuals.

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Memory Requirements

It is recommended that you have a minimum of 8 GB RAM to run Forza Horizon 5. The recommended amount of memory for the best game experience is 16 GB RAM (or more).

Having more than the recommended level of RAM for a game will usually not yield much extra gaming performance. However it may be useful if your computer runs other applications in the background.

Storage Requirements

You should have a minimum of 110 GB available space to install and run Forza Horizon 5.

An SSD (Solid State Drive) will generally deliver faster game load times than a HDD with a fixed head. Having more than the recommended level of storage available for a game will usually not improve your experience.

Operating System Requirements

Forza Horizon 5 runs on Windows 10 version 15063.0 or higher. The recommended operating system the best compatability is Windows 10 version 15063.0 or higher.

Meeting operating system requirements is not always necessary and can sometimes be overlooked. However running an old operating system will usually mean you may have to install extra drivers and encounter unsupported game crashes.

Platforms

Forza Horizon 5 was first released on Nov 8, 2021. It is currently available on the following platforms:

  • Xbox One
  • PC
  • Xbox Series X

An alternative to expensive graphics cards and CPU purchases is console gaming. You may not get the absolute best frame rates or visual quality but if a game is available for a console you can usually be sure of an acceptable level of performance at all times.

Additional Requirements

In addition to the above specified requirements you may also need to the following:

  • Network : Broadband Internet connection

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