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PC Specs for UDK Have Been Updated: DirectX11 Minimum Specs Added

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    PC Specs for UDK Have Been Updated: DirectX11 Minimum Specs Added

    Please note the PC specs for the March 2011 UDK Beta have been updated.

    Thank you!

    PC Specs

    Minimum:

    • Windows XP SP2 or Windows Vista
    • 2.0+ GHz processor
    • 2 GB system RAM
    • SM3-compatible video card
    • 3 GB Free hard drive space


    Recommended for Content Development:

    • Windows 7 64-bit
    • 2.0+ GHz multi-core processor
    • 8 GB System RAM
    • NVIDIA 8000 series or higher graphics card
    • Plenty of HDD space


    Minimum for DX11 Development:

    • Windows Vista
    • 2.0+ GHz processor
    • 2 GB system RAM
    • DX11 Graphics Card:
      Nvidia: 400 series or above
      ATI: 5000 series or above
    • 3 GB Free hard drive space

    #2
    Hello

    I am gutted, a few months ago work bought me an EliteBook $3823.96 £2300 so it would be future proof

    It only has 1.60Ghz sad times

    http://www.google.co.uk/products/cat...d=0CFwQ8wIwBQ#

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      #3
      what are the actual minimum specs to run udk?
      without sm3 support i mean.

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        #4
        Graphics Card Question

        Epic’s documentation on recommended specifications for Level Designers recommends a dual (2) Quad-Core Xeon Processors and a separate graphics card. However, Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Technology, is integrated into the 2nd generation Quad Core processors (for example the Intel i7-2600K). The Intel website reports this eliminates the need for a discrete graphics card, thus reducing power consumption and system cost. If this is so, is a separate graphics card such as the nVidia GeForce GTX 285 needed? What is the difference between Intel’s HD Graphics 2000 Technology and the nVidia GeForce GTX 285 (1 GB DDR3)?

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          #5
          Will earlier versions run on older DX?

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            #6
            to littleclaude: You HP have intel turbo bust technology and 4 cores you don't need to worry about it ))) Good times! In may bad times i work on 1 core Celeron 1.7Ghz with 256K cahe (((

            to tegleg: on any VGA you can use dx sm3 emulation with swiftshader run emressive fast on cpu

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              #7
              I just recently upgraded to Windows 7 64... I'm getting scared that my PC isn't good enough? I can't install the UDK getting a missing files error.

              Intel Dual core 2 duo
              4 gig
              GTX570 Gforce

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                #8
                Is the SM-3 compatibility a new spec? Maybe that's why my July 2011 beta won't run. My January 2011 beta runs though.

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                  #9
                  Hello all...

                  I am a mac user who is going to switch to PC after much self debate.

                  Basically, I make sounds for computer games and wildlife documentaries as well as music. I study digital Musicianship at college here in the UK and am going to be moving on towards either a degree in sound design, music technology or wildlife & Media.

                  I bought a book called the game audio tutorial. I gather it runs through the basics of how to program audio and implement audio into a game using UDK.

                  Can anyone help me to know whether or not I will be able to use UDK smoothly on The following laptop: http://www.asuslaptop.co.uk/proddeta...d=N55SF-S2342V ( I WILL UPGRADE THE RAM TO 8GB )

                  Thanks to anyone who can offer any advice. From what Ive looked at this seems the best option for my audio production needs I just now need to know whether or not the laptop can handle UDK...

                  by the way the link to the book is here: http://www.thegameaudiotutorial.com/

                  Cheers.

                  -Simon

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                    #10
                    so i can still use udk (new version) on my xp service pack 3, radeon hd6850, 4 gigs ram,
                    i just cant use dirext x 11.

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                      #11
                      New Development PC

                      I'm looking for some quick advice on graphics card options for a new development system.

                      We've been toying around with UDK a little bit here and there as we make a transition from our programming and web development jobs to creating our first game. That being said, my 4 year old laptop is just not cutting it anymore and I need some advice.

                      I've looked at the min specs on the UDN and I've been looking at a Dell T3500 workstation with 12gb of ram, a quad core Xeon W3550 processor, and right now it's configured with an NVidia Quadro 4000 card. Am I being foolish when I think it would be better for me to purchase a GTX card (as an example, a GTX 560) in lieu of a workstation class card like the Quadro?

                      We are still very small, and this is our first game. Even years from now, I can't see the need for a workstation class graphics card. We won't be using Maya, rarely use 3ds Max, more frequently Blender, and UDK and Visual Studio for programming. I think it would be best to go with a high performance consumer card like the GTX so I can both create games and play test them on the same machine. I'm not concerned that it takes me an extra minute to render a character in a modeler program.

                      Can anyone add their opinion to this?

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                        #12
                        Yes, get a GeForce card--the Quadro 4,000 is like $2,000 yet the GTX 580 with 3GB of memory is actually faster and only around $600. The performance advantages for Quadro cards would be lost on UDK

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                          #13
                          Originally posted by darthviper107 View Post
                          Yes, get a GeForce card--the Quadro 4,000 is like $2,000 yet the GTX 580 with 3GB of memory is actually faster and only around $600. The performance advantages for Quadro cards would be lost on UDK
                          Thanks Sir!

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                            #14
                            I was off on the price of the quadro--like $800 not $2,000

                            Still, the GTX 580 has more memory and is faster and still cheaper

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                              #15
                              WOWWW @ pc`s here well i have Intel core 2 quad clocked on 3GHz, 4 gb of ddr 2, some Nvidia graphic card from time of Tutankhamon (no DX11 for me) and same kind of motherboard, well maybe is motherboard a little bit older than GPU , mouse dont work (probably to many enemies in past) so i use tablet. All in one, everything (3DMax,UDK,Moodbox,Photoshop,Premiere) works somehow just dont ask how hahahahah. Cheers everyone!

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