F1 2021 PC settings: Optimum settings, specs, & more!

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For those of you thinking of purchasing F1 2021 on PC, you may be wondering what kind of a system you should be looking to put together.

If you have F1 2020, there shouldn't be any worries. However, if you're looking to build a new PC, you may be wondering what parts you need.

So, let's take a look at F1 2021 now, and the PC specs needed to run the latest title!

Minimum requirements

If you're on a budget, or have an old system lying around and want the glory of PC mods and more, then these are the minimum requirements to run the game:


  • Processor: Intel Core i3-2130/ AMD FX-4300
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 / AMD Radeon R9 280
  • Ray Tracing: Nvidia RTX 2060 / AMD RX 6700 XT
  • Storage: 80GB
  • API: DirectX 12, DirectX Raytracing (DXR) optional
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit (1709 or later, 2004 or later for ray tracing)

These are suggested by Codies. However, be warned that the company also doesn't give any expectations for performance or resolution.

With these ancient specs, chances are you'll be playing the game in a low 720p resolution with a low framerate also. Regardless, you'll be missing out on a truly immersive gameplay experience!

If you've got a bit more cash and are looking to make sure you can enjoy the game to its full extent, here's what you should be looking for:

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  • Processor: Intel Core i5-9600K/ AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
  • Memory: 16GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti / AMD Radeon RX 590
  • Ray Tracing: Nvidia RTX 3070 / AMD RX 6800
  • Storage: 80GB
  • API: DirectX 12, DirectX Raytracing (DXR) optional
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit (1709 or later, 2004 or later for ray tracing)

A more powerful processor, modern graphics card and the extra 8GB of RAM make all the difference. Expect to be abel to play the game in all its intended glory!


You may have noticed a Ray Tracing section in each of the lists. Naturally, for the lower end PCs, we recommend prioritising framerate and a consistent gameplay experience over ray-tracing.

However, for those on a higher end PC, who have potentially been able to get their hands on a 30-series graphics card, ray-tracing is very much a possibility.

This is the pinnacle of gaming currently, and provides an awesomely immersive experience with incredibly lifelike lighting and shadows.

F1 2021

The next installment in the franchise has finally been revealed, and it includes a number of awesome features including a new way to play career.

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The title arrives on 16 July this year for all platforms, and we can’t wait to get hands-on.

Excitingly, the Deluxe Edition will grant you access to play 3 days early, on July 13. This is for those willing to spend a few extra pennies for the privilege.

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