Best PC for F1 2020

Best PC for F1 2020: Get a headstart with the best gaming desktop to play the new Formula 1 title

If like us, you’re pumped about the release of F1 2020 in a few weeks, you may well be looking for the best machine on which to play it. Well, we’ve got some recommendations for the best PC for F1 2020 right here.

The system requirements have been released, so we’ve scoured the shops to find the best deals on budget and high-end gaming desktops. If you prefer laptops, check out our guide to those here.

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What are the F1 2020 system requirements?

The system requirements for F1 2020 on PC are as follows:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: 64 bit Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 2130 / AMD FX 4300
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GT 640 / AMD HD 7750 (DirectX11 Graphics Card)
  • Storage: 80 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
  • Additional Notes: Dual Layer Compatible DVD-ROM Drive

The specs of the recommended system, of course, are a little higher:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: 64 bit Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 9600K / AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti / AMD RX 590 (DirectX12 Graphics Card)
  • Storage: 80 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
  • Additional Notes: Dual Layer Compatible DVD-ROM Drive

MSI Infinite S 9SI gaming PC

The best PC for recommended settings

MSI has proven itself time and time again as a producer of quality gaming hardware. When it comes to gaming PCs, the Infinite S 9SI is not to be missed.

This is our current top pick for a gaming desktop that meets almost all the recommended settings for F1 2020, with an Intel Core i5-9400F processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics card and 8 GB RAM.

Plus, the 1 TB HDD provides plenty of storage alongside the 128 GB SSD, so you can download to your heart’s content.

PC Specialist Vortex GR gaming PC

The best budget PC for F1 2020

If you’re on a budget but still want the performance, the PC Specialist Vortex GR gaming desktop features an Intel Core i3-9100F processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD and 256 GB SSD. That’s more than enough to compete in F1 2020.

The Vortex GR is gaining fantastic reviews from critics and consumers alike, packing in a whole lot of power for an extremely reasonable price. Even with a top monitor, keyboard, mouse and speakers, you’re looking at under a grand. Not bad at all.

This one’s only available at Currys PC World.

HP Omen 875-0051 gaming PC

The best PC for high-end performance

This big matte black beast is a high-end gaming PC for a pretty normal price. If you want to ensure that you’re competitive when F1 2020 drops, the Omen is for you.

Take the step up from the recommended system with an Intel Core i7-9700F eight-core processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 graphics, 16 GB RAM and a whopping total of more than 2 TB storage. This will make you feel like an elite gamer in a flash.

PC Specialist Tornado R5 gaming PC

The best AMD PC for F1 2020

If you prefer to run on an AMD processor over Intel, check out the PC Specialist Tornado R5, a six-core Ryzen 5-powered gaming PC available at Currys PC World.

This desktop fits perfectly within the recommended settings for F1 2020, with 8 GB RAM, AMD Radeon RX 590 graphics, a huge 3.6/4.2 GHz speed and a 1 TB HDD alongside a 120 GB SSD. There’ll be no lag, no tearing and no worries with the Tornado R5.

Another one just on Currys PC World.

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André Pusey