Oct 09, 2015

Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro System Requirements


Here are the general Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro System Requirements.

 
Windows:

• Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1), Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10
• 2nd generation Intel Core i5 CPU (i5-2xxx or comparable), 2 Ghz or higher, before Turbo Boost
• PCIe 2.0 or higher (x1/x4/x8/x16) slot
• 4GB Total Installed RAM (or higher)

To use Stream Command:

• 2nd generation Intel Core i7 CPU (i7-2xxx or comparable), 2 Ghz or higher, before Turbo Boost
• Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1), Windows 8, Windows 8.1 or later


Please Note:

Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro does not
work with a Mac or OS X in any way.

Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro does not work with any laptop.   You must have a Windows PC with a PCIe 2.0 or higher (x1/x4/x8/x16) slot.

 
More Information about Processor (CPU) Type and Speed


To use the basic functionality of Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro, including video capture and editing, your CPU needs to be multi-core.  It needs to have two or more cores.


Intel Processors


If you are using an Intel CPU, it should be a 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 or 2nd Generation Intel Core i7, or a processor from a newer generation that's even more powerful.

Here are lists of 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 and 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 processors:

http://ark.intel.com/products/family/59134/2nd-Generation-Intel-Core-i5-Processors#@All

http://ark.intel.com/products/family/59136/2nd-Generation-Intel-Core-i7-Processors#@All

Pentium, Celeron, or i3 processors do not meet the minimum specifications.
 

AMD Processors


Many processors made by AMD are also compatible.  They should be at least as powerful as the 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 or 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 processors.

To compare AMD processors to the Intel processors mentioned above, you can use benchmarks like those found here:

http://www.cpubenchmark.net/

 
More Information about Total Installed RAM


To use the basic functionality of Elgato Game Capture HD software with Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro, including video capture and editing, your total amount of installed RAM needs to be 4GB or higher.

If you have less than 4GB of installed RAM, then there will be various problems that will not be solvable, such as incorrect playback or capture.  Such a low amount of RAM is not supported in any way. The only remedy would be to install more RAM.

 
More Information about Operating Systems


To use Elgato Game Capture HD 2.0 software with Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro, you need have one of the following operating systems.

Windows 7 (Service Pack 1, with the latest service pack recommended)
Windows 8 and 8.1 (any version, with the latest service pack recommended)
Windows 10 (any version, with the latest service pack recommended)

Elgato Game Capture HD 2.0 software will not run using any version of Windows XP or Windows Vista.

Elgato Game Capture HD 2.0 software will not run using any version of Windows RT (for Surface tablets).

Elgato Game Capture HD 2.0 software will not run using any version of Linux.

Elgato Game Capture HD 2.0 software will not run using any version of the Android OS.