Is your PC ready for Evolve’s Big Alpha test?

By Brenna Hillier, Friday, 24 October 2014 01:06 GMT

Evolve’s final system requirements have not yet been nailed down, but there’s what you need to run the upcoming alpha.


Evolve’s Big Alpha test kicks off on PC on October 31, although Xbox One players get a 24 hour head start.

Turtle Rock has provided both minimum and recommended PC system requirements for the test, which you can check out below.

Please note that these are not the final system requirements; Turtle Rock said that there is still “lots of optimizing to be done before Evolve ships in February”.

    Minimum specs

  • CPU:
    – Intel Pentium D 3GHz or higher
    – AMD Athlon 64 x2 Dual Core 6400 2.4 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 4GB
  • GPU:
    – AMD Radeon 5770 or higher
    – NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 or higher
  • HDD: 15GB Install
  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
  • Whether you’re using a lower-end PC or just value frame-rates over quality: We turned down the settings a bit and turned off AA to get some extra frames on an older test rig in the office.
    Recommended specs

  • CPU:
    – Intel Core i7 920 2.67GHz or higher
    – AMD A8-3870 3GHz or higher
  • RAM: 6GB RAM
  • GPU:
    – AMD Radeon R9 280 or higher
    – NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 or higher
  • HDD: 15GB Install
  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
  • Higher-end PC gamers: You will obviously push to Ultra settings and dial back as needed.

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