DOOM – PC System Requirements Revealed For Closed Beta

Bethesda and id Software have revealed the PC system requirements for the closed beta phase of DOOM. The interesting thing here is that id Software has upped both the minimum and the recommended requirements for its upcoming first-person shooter title. For example, while the alpha build required at least an Intel i3 CPU, the beta build requires at least an Intel i5 CPU. You can view the full PC specs for DOOM’s closed beta build below (for comparison purposes, we’ve also included the PC specs that were released for the game’s alpha build).

DOOM – Official PC System Requirements For Closed Beta:

Minimum Spec (720p)

  • Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
  • Intel Core i5-2400 or better / AMD FX-8320 or better
  • 8 GB RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 (2GB) or better / AMD Radeon HD 7870 (2GB) or better
  • Up to 22GB HDD space
  • Steam account
  • Broadband internet connection

*Please note that the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti, and mobile GPUs are not supported for the DOOM Beta. Please check back later for minimum or recommended system specs for the final game

Recommended Spec (1080p)

  • Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
  • Intel Core i7-3770 or better / AMD FX-8350 or better
  • 8GB RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 (4GB) or better / AMD Radeon R9 290 (4GB) or better
  • Up to 22GB HDD space
  • Steam account
  • Broadband internet connection

And these were the PC requirements for DOOM’s alpha build:

Minimum Spec (720p)

  • 64-bit Windows 7/Windows 8.1
  • Intel Core i5 @ 3.3 GHz or better / AMD FX-8350 @ 4.0 GHz or better
  • 8 GB RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 (2GB VRAM) / AMD Radeon HD 7870 (2GB VRAM)
  • 6GB HDD space
  • Steam account
  • High speed internet connection

Recommended Spec (1080p)

  • 64-bit Windows 7/Windows 8.1
  • Intel Core i7 @ 3.4GHz or better / AMD FX-8350 @ 4.0GHz or better
  • 8GB RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 (3GB or more VRAM) / AMD Radeon R9 280 (3GB or more VRAM)
  • 6GB HDD space
  • Steam account
  • High speed internet connection

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