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Gears 5 Graphics Card Requirements

GEARS 5 is a AAA shooter and action to the 1 st person. These games are known to consume resources. GEARS 5 game provides a stunning picture with realistic effects, stunning lighting effects, and a very immersive game environment. It is based on the Unreal Engine 4 graphics engine. This title is compatible with DirectX 12 and certain AMD features such as FidelityFX. Nvidia cards are nevertheless compatible. If you want to install this game, we advise you to read the following article, informing you about the minimum and recommended configurations. We will also test this title with different graphics cards. Let’s go!  

PC configurations for the GEARS 5

Operating System: Windows 7 SP1 64-bit, Windows 10 64-bit
Processor: AMD FX-6000 series or Intel i3 Skylake
RAM: 8 GB
Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 280 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
DirectX: Version 12
Network: Broadband Internet connection
Storage: 80 GB of available space
Sound card: DirectX compatible
As a minimum configuration (in 1080p), this game requires a computer with the following configurations.

If you want to play at 1440p, the recommended configurations are as follows:

Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit
Processor: AMD Ryzen 3 or Intel i5 Skylake
RAM: 8 GB
Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 570 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
Version 12Version 12
Network: Broadband Internet connection (in online multiplayer)
Storage: 80 GB of available space
Sound card: DirectX compatible

To run Gears 5, you must have a PC with an i3 Skylake or AMD FX-6000 core processor with 8 GB of RAM. The ideal would be to have a core i5 Skylake processor or an AMD Ryzen 3 with 8 GB of memory. With these configurations, you can run this game in UltraHD with no problem. The frame rate will nevertheless depend on the graphics card you are going to use.

Gear 5 with its Update 2 is equipped with AMD  FidelityFX technology. This allows having an image with more accentuated details at a high frame rate (high FPS). This setting is adjustable at the game level whether you are using an AMD or Nvidia graphics card.

Gear 5 benchmarking

On FullHD 1080p resolution, the following cards provide an average frame rate above 60 FPS: 

  • RX 580 at 63 FPS, 
  • GTX 1660 at 67 FPS, 
  • RTX 2060 at 92 FPS,
  • RX 5600 at 94 FPS, 
  • RX 5600 XT at 109 FPS, 
  • RX 2070 at 96 FPS, 
  • RTX 2080 at 118 FPS, 
  • RTX 2080 Super at 122 FPS, 
  • RTX 2080 Ti at 136 FPS. 
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Only the RX 570 card is below 60 FPS. She is at 53 FPS. So, with FullHD resolution, most of our graphics cards will do. The RTX 2080 Ti is nevertheless the most powerful because it allows having 136 FPS.

On UltraHD 1440p resolution, the following cards offer a frame rate lower than 60 FPS:

  • RX 570 at 35 FPS,
  • RX 580 at 38 FPS,
  • GTX 1660 at 38 FPS,
  • RTX 2060 at 56 FPS. 

If you want a card that can deliver a frame rate greater than 60 FPS, you can choose one of the following cards: RX 5700 at 66 FPS, RX 5700 XT at 75 FPS, RX 2070 at 67 FPS, RTX 2080 at 82 FPS, RTX 2080 Super at 86 FPS, RTX 2080 Ti at 101 FPS.

On the 4K 2060p resolution, only the RTX 2080 Ti card manages to obtain the 60 FPS frequency. The others are far below:

  • RX 570 at 16 FPS,
  • RX 580 at 20 FPS,
  • GTX 1660 at 19 FPS,
  • RTX 2060 at 28 FPS,
  • RX 5700 at 35 FPS,
  • RX 5700 XT at 40 FPS,
  • RX 2070 at 35 FPS,
  • RTX 2080 at 45 FPS,
  • RTX 2080 Super at 48 FPS.

So to play GEARS 5 in 4K 2060p with a frame rate higher than 60 FPS, here are the recommended configurations:

 

Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit
Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 or Intel core i7 Skylake
VRAM: 4 GB
RAM: 8 GB
Graphics: RTX 2080 Ti or an AMD RX 6800 XT card
DirectX: Version 12
Network: Broadband Internet connection (in online multiplayer)
Storage: 80 GB of available space
Sound card: DirectX compatible

Gear 5 is a shooter and action game. It was developed by The Coalition and published by Xbox Game Studios. This game was released on PC on September 10, 19. The Xbox Series version was released on November 10, 2020. It is the 6th installment in the Gears of War saga. EPIC developed the first version of Microsoft’s Xbox platform. This title has for the main character: Kait Diaz. It also includes JD Fenix, father of JD, Delmont Walker, and Marcus Fenix. This can play this game in single-player, local multiplayer, and online.

The game takes place on Sera, Kait Diaz, accompanied by Delmont Walker, no longer follows the orders issued by JD Fenix. Therefore, she will try to solve various mysteries: the origin of her family, her links with the enemy, etc. While in search of the truth, she prevents the Locust invasion. JD Fenix ​​, on his side, draws closer to Prime Minister Jinn while Marcus continues his fight despite his frustration with authority and his family. When it comes to picture quality, this game provides hyper-realistic and very immersive gameplay scenes. Although this game is not compatible with Ray Tracing, we have no complaints about the graphics. The playing environment: water, snow, sand, etc., is of very high quality. The details have been well thought out to provide you with unforgettable and unparalleled gaming experiences.

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In short, AAA games eat up a lot of resources. It’s not just Gears 5 that’s involved. This is the case with the title Borderlands 3 and other similar titles. These resource requirements are nevertheless justified because the game scenes of Gears 5 are truly breathtaking. 

Nothing was left to chance. Even the cutscenes are high quality with more polished expressions and more elaborate shots. For 4K picture quality, you can use the RTX 2080 Ti graphics card or another even better one. The GeForce RTX 3080 card manages to have a frame rate of 86 FPS in 4K resolution. The Radeon RX 6800 XT card also gets 67 FPS.

 
 
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