From GTX 1060 to RTX 4080 The developers of Homeworld
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From GTX 1060 to RTX 4080: The developers of Homeworld 3 reveal system requirements for all cases

The space strategy game Homeworld 3 from Gearbox Publishing and the Canadian studio Blackbird Interactive (Hardspace: Shipbreaker) does not yet have an exact release date, but appeared Detailed system requirements.

    Image source: Gearbox Publishing

Image source: Gearbox Publishing

It has been revealed that an Intel Core i5-8600 processor, a GTX 1060 graphics card and 12 GB of RAM are enough to run Homeworld 3 on a PC in 1080p with low graphics settings.

The system requirements for Homeworld 3 to play without ray tracing are as follows:

Minimum requirements (1080p, low graphics settings)

  • Operating system: Windows 10, 11 (64 bit);
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-8600 or AMD Ryzen 5 3600X;
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, AMD Radeon R9 480 or Intel Arc A380;
  • Video memory: 6GB;
  • RAM: 12GB;
  • Hard disk space: 40GB (HDD).

Recommended requirements (1080p, medium graphics settings)

  • Operating system: Windows 10, 11 (64 bit);
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-11700K or AMD Ryzen 5 5600X;
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070, AMD Radeon RX 5700 or Intel Arc A580;
  • Video memory: 8GB;
  • RAM: 16GB;
  • Hard disk space: 40GB (HDD).

High requirements (1440p, high graphics settings)

  • Operating system: Windows 10, 11 (64 bit);
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-12700K or AMD Ryzen 7 5800X;
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070S, AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT or Intel Arc A770;
  • Video memory: 8GB;
  • RAM: 16GB;
  • Hard disk space: 40GB (HDD).

“Epic” requirements (4K, “epic” graphics settings)

  • Operating system: Windows 10, 11 (64 bit);
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-13700K or AMD Ryzen 9 7900X;
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 or AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT;
  • Video memory: 12GB;
  • RAM: 16GB;
  • Hard disk space: 40GB (HDD).

As for Homeworld 3 system requirements to play a ray tracing game, users should prepare for the following:

Ray tracing: Low (1080p, low ray tracing settings)

  • Operating system: Windows 10, 11 (64 bit);
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-10600 or AMD Ryzen 5 5500;
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 or AMD Radeon RX 6650 XT;
  • Video memory: 8GB;
  • RAM: 16GB;
  • Hard disk space: 40GB (HDD).

Ray tracing: High (1440p, high ray tracing settings)

  • Operating system: Windows 10, 11 (64 bit);
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-12700K or AMD Ryzen 7 5800X;
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 or AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT;
  • Video memory: 12GB;
  • RAM: 16GB;
  • Hard disk space: 40GB (HDD).

Ray tracing: Epic (4K, “epic” ray tracing settings)

  • Operating system: Windows 10, 11 (64 bit);
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-14900K (probably i9) or AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D;
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 or AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX;
  • Video memory: 12GB;
  • RAM: 16GB;
  • Hard disk space: 40GB (HDD).

Homeworld 3 developers have made it clear that ray tracing will be introduced in the game for soft shadows. The project also receives support for HDR, NVIDIA DLSS 3 scaling (with frame generation) and AMD FSR 2.

Homeworld 3 is expected to release on PC in February 2024 (steam, EGS). As part of the upcoming PC Gaming Show presentation: Most Wanted, developer promise to reveal “critical information” about the game.

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