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F1 22 PC requirements: Minimum and recommended specs revealed

Plus, what you need to get ray-tracing running in F1 22.

An official promo still from F1 22.
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Published: Tuesday, 28th June 2022 at 5:06 pm
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Now that F1 22 is racing into our lives, PC players will want to know the minimum requirements and recommended specs that will get the new Formula One game running on your computer of choice.

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Of course, part of the 'fun' with PC gaming is trying to keep your system up to date with the latest developments. If you've been on top of things in recent years, you shouldn't have any trouble here.

If you haven't bought the PC version of F1 22, it's worth noting that there's a deal at CD Keys that will get you a code for just £36.99, which is listed as a 21 per cent discount.

And so, if you want to know whether F1 22 will run on your PC, keep on reading and we'll run through the F1 22 PC requirements in full.

F1 22 minimum PC requirements

The minimum PC requirements for F1 22 say that you need a 64-bit processor and operating system, as well as a broadband internet connection, plus the following specs.

Note: as EA mentions on its official website, you'll need a different operating system and graphics processing unit if you're looking to run the game with ray tracing enabled.

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit (Version 1909).
    • OS for ray tracing: Windows 10 64-bit (Version 2004)
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-2130 or AMD FX 4300
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • GPU: NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti or AMD RX 470
    • GPU for ray tracing: GeForce RTX 2060 or Radeon RX 6700 XT
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 80 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

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F1 22 recommended PC specs

You'll also need broadband internet to hit the recommended PC specs for F1 22, along with a 64-bit processor and operating system, which shouldn't be a struggle for most of you.

You'll also need to hit the following requirements if you're looking to get the game running as smoothly as possible:

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit (Version 1909)
    • OS for ray tracing: Windows 10 64-bit (Version 2004)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 9600K or AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • GPU: NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti or AMD RX 590
    • GPU for ray tracing: GeForce RTX 3070 or Radeon RX 6800
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 80 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

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