Unreal Engine 5 powers a new benchmark


You’ve probably all been salivating like us over the demos and the feats achieved around Unreal Engine 5. You can also find it in a new benchmark called EzBench. This newcomer supports raytracing and 8K and is therefore in charge of putting your GPU under pressure. Ezbench is a FREE benchmark based on Unreal Engine 5 that you can get on Steam.

Unreal Engine 5 benchmark
Nice scenes but they could still evolve thanks to the Unreal Engine 5 of this benchmark

So don’t panic when you see your PC sweating with this software. For the developers, this is a stress test intended to represent “the worst case scenario”. To get a good idea, they recommend at least 8GB of memory. We can really say that the gateway is a GTX 1080 (or AMD equivalent), but obviously for raytracing to work, you need GPUs from the RTX 20 / RX 6000 series.

Considering the raytracing but also the 8K scenes and textures, EzBench still weighs 20GB. However, it shouldn’t stop there as the current version includes a stylized scene of a fantasy island which is just a first step. In the future, the developers say they aim to add photorealistic scenes that showcase the engine’s true graphical capabilities. The current scene is a stress test rather than a showcase of the engine. Prerequisites: MINIMUM:

  • Operating System: Windows 10/11
  • Processor: Intel 7th generation / Equivalent
  • RAM: 16 GB of memory
  • Graphics: GTX 1080 (or AMD equivalent)
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Disk Space: 25 GB of available disk space


  • Operating System: Windows 10/11
  • Processor: 10th Generation Intel / Equivalent
  • RAM: 32 GB of memory
  • Graphics: RTX 3000 Series (or AMD equivalent)
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Disk Space: 25 GB of available disk space
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