Microsoft has revealed the minimal, recommended and ultra hardware requirements for PC users to run the upcoming Halo 5: Forge map editor and multiplayer shooter game.

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The post on the Halo Waypoint site shows that all three levels of PC hardware requirements for Halo 5: Forge will need the Windows 10 Anniversary Update installed, along with DirectX 12 and 40GB of storage space. Here's what else is needed to run the editor:

Minimum

  • CPU: Intel Core i5 at 2.3 Ghz or AMD equivalent
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 650 Ti
  • VRAM: 2GB
  • RAM: 8GB

Recommended (1080p at 60 frames per second)

  • CPU: Intel Core i5-3570k at 3.4 Ghz or AMD equivalent
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 970
  • VRAM: 4GB
  • RAM: 12GB

Ultra (4K at 60 frames per second)

  • CPU: Intel Core i7-4770k at 3.4 Ghz or AMD equivalent
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 980 Ti
  • VRAM: 6GB
  • RAM: 16GB

The Halo 5: Forge editor will be released for free in the Windows Store on September 8, along with a new Halo Windows 10 app that will offer news, videos, tutorials and more on the game's universe.