Hogwarts Legacy PC requirements & size: Minimum & recommend specs

Andrew Highton
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PC users wanting to buy Hogwarts Legacy will need to know if their setup is capable of playing Hogwarts Legacy with a consistent frame rate. Our guide will run you through the minimum and recommended specs and requirements for Hogwarts Legacy.

There’s a magical feeling in the air when it comes to Hogwarts Legacy as the legendary franchise is set to be fully realized with a proper open-world RPG exploring the weird and wonderful wizarding world.

From the flick of a wand to the poof of a potion, all the fantastical elements that feature in the series will be included in Hogwarts Legacy.

The game is expected to be a big one with a lot of horsepower behind it, so it begs the question, what are the specs needed to run Hogwarts Legacy on PC?

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Hogwarts Legacy minimum PC requirements

Even though they won’t allow gamers to see Hogwarts Legacy reaching anywhere near its full potential, achieving the minimum PC requirements will at least allow you to run the game and experience it.

Without further ado, here are the minimum requirements necessary to be able to play Hogwarts Legacy on PC.

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-6600 (3.3 g GHz) / AMD Ryzen 5 1400 (3.2 GHz)
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 4GB / AMD Radeon RX 470 4GB
  • Directx Version: DX 12
  • Storage Space: 85 GB HDD

The devs also stated that while HDD is supported, SDD is preferred, as well as lower graphic settings: 720p/30 fps, low-quality settings.

If your PC is on the more technologically advanced end of the spectrum, then it might qualify to meet our advanced Hogwarts Legacy criteria.

if you want to enjoy the large-scale Harry Potter game in all its majestic glory, then here are the recommended/high specs:

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-8700 (3.2 GHz) / Ryzen 5 3600 (3.6 GHz)
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti / AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT / INTEL Arc A770
  • Directx Version: DX 12
  • Storage Space: 85 GB SSD

That wraps up the technical specifications regarding Hogwarts Legacy performance options on PC. If you want to know even more about the upcoming game, we have more guides and content for you to check out:

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