Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 16 of 18

Thread: Doom Eternal minimum and recommended PC specs shared

  1. #1
    HEXUS.admin
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Posts
    29,542
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1,928 times in 670 posts

    Doom Eternal minimum and recommended PC specs shared

    For 1080p / 60fps gameplay you will need at least a GTX 970 / Radeon R9 290 (4GB).
    Read more.

  2. #2
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Aug 2017
    Posts
    7
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    0 times in 0 posts

    Re: Doom Eternal minimum and recommended PC specs shared

    Aww my 1700x/2070 isn't enough for 1440p@144... maybe I should upgrade with Zen 2

  3. #3
    Senior Member cptwhite_uk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Posts
    3,775
    Thanks
    441
    Thanked
    446 times in 326 posts
    • cptwhite_uk's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte GA-Z77Z-UD3H
      • CPU:
      • Intel i5 3570k @ 4.2Ghz
      • Memory:
      • 16Gb DDR3 Corsair Vengeance LP 1600Mhz
      • Storage:
      • SanDisk Ultra II 960Gb SSD / 750Gb Samsung F1
      • Graphics card(s):
      • MSI Gaming X GTX1080 8Gb
      • PSU:
      • Corsair 550W VX
      • Case:
      • Fractal Design R4
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Home
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell U2713HM (2560x1440 IPS Panel)
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Media 200Mbps

    Re: Doom Eternal minimum and recommended PC specs shared

    Good luck finding an RTX 2060 8Gb....

  4. #4
    Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2017
    Posts
    165
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked
    1 time in 1 post
    • Korrorra's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ASUS Crosshair VI Hero v6903 UEFI
      • CPU:
      • AMD R7 1700 3.5GHz
      • Memory:
      • G.Skill Trident Z 2x8GB DDR4 (F4-3000C15D-16GTZB)
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Zotac 1070 Amp! Edition
      • PSU:
      • Sea Sonic Prime Ultra Titanium 850w
      • Operating System:
      • Windows x64 / Linux x64 Manjaro

    Re: Doom Eternal minimum and recommended PC specs shared

    I think a 1700 and a 1070 will play this game fine. Just don't use MSAA or RTX crap and game will run fine most likely at 1080. MSAA is usually the source of the killing of frames. You can get a very huge boost in fps by turning it off and just using FXAA/TXAA. Now I can see how many people would have a fit about 16GB. Most gamers only run 6-12GB ram. I am also pushing people to get 8GB video cards and don't cheap out. If you can get a 2070 on sale then do so. Or get a AMD card that is close to a 2070 with 8GB. Since the game has vulcan I'm hoping for better performance than on directx only.
    Last edited by Korrorra; 09-03-2020 at 08:17 PM.

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    324
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked
    10 times in 9 posts

    Re: Doom Eternal minimum and recommended PC specs shared

    " Thankfully Bethesda / id Software have now released indicative minimum and recommended PC specs, and they are pleasingly low"
    Um, a 970/1060 as a minimum seems like quite a high requirement to me... Just looking at borderlands 3 and control as just two examples had the 1060 as recommended and gtx 680/780 respectively as their minimums. It does seem like it's coming up to upgrade time for my 970 though. Hopefully GPU prices this year aren't a massive let down.

  6. #6
    Hellsteeth! Lord Midas's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Amazingstoke
    Posts
    890
    Thanks
    16
    Thanked
    18 times in 17 posts
    • Lord Midas's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte Z390 AORUS ELITE
      • CPU:
      • Intel i7 9700k w/ Corsair H100i Hydro PRO RGB Liquid CPU Cooler
      • Memory:
      • Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4-3200 8GB x 2
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Samsung 970 Evo NVMe M.2 + 2TB Intel 660p NVMe M.2
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus RTX 2080 TURBO 8GB
      • PSU:
      • Corsair RM750x
      • Case:
      • Fractal Design Define R6
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • LG 34UM88 Ultrawide 34" - 3440x1440
      • Internet:
      • Virgin - Speakers: Pair of Adam T5V

    Re: Doom Eternal minimum and recommended PC specs shared

    For a game releasing in 2020 this seems rather reasonable to me. Even the recommended looks pretty midrange.
    Kickstarters Pledged:
    Godus Stonehearth Rain World Satellite Reign


  7. #7
    root Member DanceswithUnix's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    In the middle of a core dump
    Posts
    10,502
    Thanks
    547
    Thanked
    1,111 times in 948 posts
    • DanceswithUnix's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus X470-PRO
      • CPU:
      • 3700X
      • Memory:
      • 16GB 3200MHz
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Linux, 1TB Games (Win 10)
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus Strix RX Vega 56
      • PSU:
      • 650W Corsair TX
      • Case:
      • Antec 300
      • Operating System:
      • Fedora 30 + Win 10 Pro 64 (yuk)
      • Monitor(s):
      • Benq XL2730Z 1440p + Samsung 2343BW 2048x1152
      • Internet:
      • Zen 80Mb/20Mb VDSL

    Re: Doom Eternal minimum and recommended PC specs shared

    Quote Originally Posted by FRISH View Post
    Um, a 970/1060 as a minimum seems like quite a high requirement to me...
    The original DooM made people (myself included) upgrade their 386 so they weren't playing in a zoomed out postage stamp. They have a long history of pushing the limits with games, probably the first company to really do so.

    You can play this on a £130 RX570, probably with a Ryzen 1600AF with 8GB of ram, a spec many people already exceed.

    It sounds like the threading is improved, I would love to know how well an old FX 8350 ran it, I suspect it would do OK

  8. #8
    Hellsteeth! Lord Midas's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Amazingstoke
    Posts
    890
    Thanks
    16
    Thanked
    18 times in 17 posts
    • Lord Midas's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte Z390 AORUS ELITE
      • CPU:
      • Intel i7 9700k w/ Corsair H100i Hydro PRO RGB Liquid CPU Cooler
      • Memory:
      • Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4-3200 8GB x 2
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Samsung 970 Evo NVMe M.2 + 2TB Intel 660p NVMe M.2
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus RTX 2080 TURBO 8GB
      • PSU:
      • Corsair RM750x
      • Case:
      • Fractal Design Define R6
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • LG 34UM88 Ultrawide 34" - 3440x1440
      • Internet:
      • Virgin - Speakers: Pair of Adam T5V

    Re: Doom Eternal minimum and recommended PC specs shared

    I get that the PC is aces at supporting a wide range of hardware is why its a great gaming platform. But we can't complain that a 6 year old card is minimum (GTX970)
    Kickstarters Pledged:
    Godus Stonehearth Rain World Satellite Reign


  9. #9
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    324
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked
    10 times in 9 posts

    Re: Doom Eternal minimum and recommended PC specs shared

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Midas View Post
    I get that the PC is aces at supporting a wide range of hardware is why its a great gaming platform. But we can't complain that a 6 year old card is minimum (GTX970)
    It just seems a little high to me considering the previous title was released for the switch.

  10. #10
    Registered+
    Join Date
    Mar 2018
    Posts
    87
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked
    3 times in 3 posts

    Re: Doom Eternal minimum and recommended PC specs shared

    Quote Originally Posted by FRISH View Post
    It just seems a little high to me considering the previous title was released for the switch.
    It ran at ~600p and 25-30fps on the Switch, with sub-minimum quality settings.

  11. #11
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    1,509
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked
    70 times in 62 posts

    Re: Doom Eternal minimum and recommended PC specs shared

    I think it more depends on how bad the graphics are at low versus a higher setting...

    Those recommendations for 1080p / 60 FPS / Low Quality Settings do seem a little high though if I'm being honest.

  12. #12
    Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Posts
    108
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1 time in 1 post
    • Reapsy's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus PB5-E
      • CPU:
      • Core 2 Duo E8600
      • Memory:
      • 2048MB Corsair DDR2 5400
      • Storage:
      • 150GB Raptor, 750 GB WD, 80GB Maxtor
      • Graphics card(s):
      • EVGA 8800GTX
      • PSU:
      • PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 Quad
      • Case:
      • A big black one
      • Monitor(s):
      • 24" HP LP2475w
      • Internet:
      • 56kbps ADSL

    Re: Doom Eternal minimum and recommended PC specs shared

    Does this mean the game won't run on say a 1050 ti or that it won't run at 1080p 60 fps?

  13. #13
    root Member DanceswithUnix's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    In the middle of a core dump
    Posts
    10,502
    Thanks
    547
    Thanked
    1,111 times in 948 posts
    • DanceswithUnix's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus X470-PRO
      • CPU:
      • 3700X
      • Memory:
      • 16GB 3200MHz
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Linux, 1TB Games (Win 10)
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus Strix RX Vega 56
      • PSU:
      • 650W Corsair TX
      • Case:
      • Antec 300
      • Operating System:
      • Fedora 30 + Win 10 Pro 64 (yuk)
      • Monitor(s):
      • Benq XL2730Z 1440p + Samsung 2343BW 2048x1152
      • Internet:
      • Zen 80Mb/20Mb VDSL

    Re: Doom Eternal minimum and recommended PC specs shared

    Quote Originally Posted by Reapsy View Post
    Does this mean the game won't run on say a 1050 ti or that it won't run at 1080p 60 fps?
    A 1050ti has the same 4GB of vram as the minimum spec cards so I'm sure it would run, just you would need to lower settings or resolution.

    Interesting to see there are no 2GB or even 3GB cards in the list.


    Quote Originally Posted by cptwhite_uk View Post
    Good luck finding an RTX 2060 8Gb....
    Perhaps they mean a 2060 Super?

    Edit: Probably not, 2060 is about on par with a 1080 isn't it.
    Last edited by DanceswithUnix; 10-03-2020 at 05:20 PM.

  14. #14
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2018
    Posts
    396
    Thanks
    54
    Thanked
    31 times in 29 posts
    • PC-LAD's system
      • Motherboard:
      • X370 GT7
      • CPU:
      • R5 3600 @ 4.3GHz
      • Memory:
      • 4*4 GB TG Delta @2933
      • Storage:
      • 128gb Sandisk SSD plus, 1tb SeaGate Barracuda, 640GB WD Black, 500gb WD Blue sata ssd
      • Graphics card(s):
      • RX 480 8GB
      • PSU:
      • Evga G+650w
      • Case:
      • MasterBox 5 Lite TemG
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10
      • Monitor(s):
      • MSI Optix G24C
      • Internet:
      • 10 up 35 down :(

    Re: Doom Eternal minimum and recommended PC specs shared

    Quote Originally Posted by DanceswithUnix View Post
    Edit: Probably not, 2060 is about on par with a 1080 isn't it.
    1080 is a little faster, but it is interesting how the drivers on older gen stuff get left behind and that you can jump into the next sku for a better value over a generation. you can regularly get 2060s under 300 quid yet the 1080 is 250ish used. If i could quantify value, I know which i'd go for.
    人无完人,金无足赤

  15. #15
    Hellsteeth! Lord Midas's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Amazingstoke
    Posts
    890
    Thanks
    16
    Thanked
    18 times in 17 posts
    • Lord Midas's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte Z390 AORUS ELITE
      • CPU:
      • Intel i7 9700k w/ Corsair H100i Hydro PRO RGB Liquid CPU Cooler
      • Memory:
      • Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4-3200 8GB x 2
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Samsung 970 Evo NVMe M.2 + 2TB Intel 660p NVMe M.2
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus RTX 2080 TURBO 8GB
      • PSU:
      • Corsair RM750x
      • Case:
      • Fractal Design Define R6
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • LG 34UM88 Ultrawide 34" - 3440x1440
      • Internet:
      • Virgin - Speakers: Pair of Adam T5V

    Re: Doom Eternal minimum and recommended PC specs shared

    Quote Originally Posted by FRISH
    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Midas
    I get that the PC is aces at supporting a wide range of hardware is why its a great gaming platform. But we can't complain that a 6 year old card is minimum (GTX970)
    It just seems a little high to me considering the previous title was released for the switch.
    I don't think so. Doom came out in 2016 and used the id Tech 6 engine. Now they are using the id Tech 7 engine. Naturally, it would require something a little beefier to play. They are pushing tech forward, and that leads to needing more powerful hardware to get shiny things.

    That's why we game on PCs right?
    Kickstarters Pledged:
    Godus Stonehearth Rain World Satellite Reign


  16. #16
    root Member DanceswithUnix's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    In the middle of a core dump
    Posts
    10,502
    Thanks
    547
    Thanked
    1,111 times in 948 posts
    • DanceswithUnix's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus X470-PRO
      • CPU:
      • 3700X
      • Memory:
      • 16GB 3200MHz
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Linux, 1TB Games (Win 10)
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus Strix RX Vega 56
      • PSU:
      • 650W Corsair TX
      • Case:
      • Antec 300
      • Operating System:
      • Fedora 30 + Win 10 Pro 64 (yuk)
      • Monitor(s):
      • Benq XL2730Z 1440p + Samsung 2343BW 2048x1152
      • Internet:
      • Zen 80Mb/20Mb VDSL

    Re: Doom Eternal minimum and recommended PC specs shared

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Midas View Post
    That's why we game on PCs right?
    I thought it was because we all have this huge backlog of games we bought on various Steam sales that we haven't gotten around to playing yet

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •