Here's how beefy your PC will need to be to hit the ground running in Need for Speed Payback.

Need for Speed Payback is just around the corner for both consoles and PC. And while console players don't have to give any thought to their system specs, PC gamers will need the right hardware to hit the ground running. If you're looking to get your PC up to snuff before release, EA has now announced the minimum and recommended specs for the PC version of the game.

At the low end, EA says you can pull off 720p gameplay at 30 frames per second on low settings with an Intel Core i3 6300, 6GB of RAM, and a GeForce GTX 750 Ti (or AMD Radeon HD 7850). Those are the absolute minimum required specs, but they aren't particularly demanding by any means.

In terms of recommended specs, however, things get a little steeper. For 1080p at 60 frames per second on high settings, EA says you'll want at least an Intel Core i5 4690K with 8GB of RAM and NVIDIA GTX 1060 (or AMD Radeon RX 480) graphics. If you're intending to play at a higher resolution of framerate on high settings, you'll have to experiment with what your setup can achieve.

Need for Speed Payback is due to release on November 10. The game is up for preorder now at $59.99 across consoles and PC. You can find the full, detailed list of PC specs below.

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Minimum Requirements for 720p30 at low settings:

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7 or later
  • CPU: Intel i3 6300 @ 3.8GHz or AMD FX 8150 @ 3.6GHz with 4 hardware threads
  • RAM: 6GB
  • DISC DRIVE: DVD ROM drive required for installation only
  • HARD DRIVE: 30GB
  • VIDEO: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 750 Ti or AMD Radeon™ HD 7850 or equivalent DX11 compatible GPU with 2GB of memory
  • DirectX: 11 Compatible video card or equivalent
  • INPUT: Dual analog controller
  • ONLINE CONNECTION REQUIREMENTS: 192 KBPS or faster Internet connection

Recommended Requirements for 1080p60 at high settings:

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10 or later
  • CPU: Intel i5 4690K @ 3.5GHz or AMD FX 8350 @ 4.0GHz with 4 hardware threads
  • RAM: 8GB
  • DISC DRIVE: DVD ROM drive required for installation only
  • HARD DRIVE: 30GB
  • VIDEO: AMD Radeon™ RX 480 4GB, NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 1060 6GB or equivalent DX11 compatible GPU with 4GB of memory
  • DirectX: 11 Compatible video card or equivalent
  • INPUT: Dual analog controller
  • ONLINE CONNECTION REQUIREMENTS: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection