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F1 22 PC Specs - Minimum, Recommended and File Size

Find out if your gaming rig has what it takes to run F1 22 with the complete minimum and recommended PC specs.
F1 22 PC Specs - Minimum, Recommended and File Size

From Codemasters and Electronic Arts comes F1 22, the latest and possibly greatest Formula 1 video game yet. It is the official racing game of the 2022 FIA Formula One World Championship, released on consoles and PC. Those on the latter platform will want to know if their gaming rig has the horsepower to run F1 22. That's where the F1 22 PC specs and file size come into play.

In this article, we outline the minimum and recommended PC system requirements (specs) for F1 22, including VR mode and Ray Tracing hardware needed, as well as the game's expected file size, so let's start those engines.

F1 22 minimum and recommended PC specs

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F1 22 looks fantastic, especially if you have the PC hardware required for Ray Tracing effects. (Picture: EA)

For those looking to try out the brand-new VR mode, or brighten their day with Ray Tracing effects, the PC specs for F1 22 are, understandably, quite high.

Just like most other modern titles, F1 22 requires Windows 10 64-bit to play. The minimum is Version 1909 of Windows 10.

Please note that for Ray Tracing or the Virtual Reality (VR) mode, Windows 10 64-bit Version 2004 or later is required.

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Get behind the wheel of a Formula 1 car in F1 22's VR mode. (Picture: EA)

With that disclaimer out of the way, find the F1 22 minimum and recommended PC specs below. The developers also added GPU requirements for Ray Tracing and VR in both subsections, which is nice.

F1 22 minimum PC specs:

  • Processor: Intel Core i3-2130 or AMD FX 4300 |For VR: Intel Core i5-9600k or AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti or AMD RX 470 | For Ray Tracing: GeForce RTX 2060 or Radeon RX 6700 XT | For VR: NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti or AMD RX 590
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

F1 22 recommended PC specs:

  • Processor: Intel Core i5 9600K or AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti or AMD RX 590 | For Ray Tracing: GeForce RTX 3070 or Radeon RX 6800 | For VR: NVIDIA RTX 2070 or AMD RX 6700 XT
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

We recommend updating your graphics card drivers to the latest version before playing.

F1 22 file size for PC

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Clear some HDD or SSD space because F1 22's file/download size is quite huge. (Picture: EA)

F1 22 is a rather large game, weighing in at 80 GB according to the title's official Steam page. Keep in mind that the actual file/download size for F1 22 could be a bit smaller, as the 80 GB available space requirement includes the installation process.

So there you have it, the minimum and recommended PC system requirements (specs) for F1 22 as well as the game's expected file size for Steam users.

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Featured image courtesy of Codemasters / Electronic Arts.