There is still some time left until Final Fantasy XIV hits PCs (the release date is set for 30 September 2010), but Square Enix have already released the recommended system requirements to run the game at full settings. Check them out below and decide if extra investments should be made to upgrade your computer:

OS – Windows 7 32-bit/64-bit
CPU – Intel Core i7 2.66GHz or higher
RAM – 4GB or more
HDD/SDD – Installation: 15GB of free space
Download:6GB of free space on the drive containing “My Documents”
Graphics Card – NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 or better with VRAM 768MB or more
Sound Card – DirectSound compatible sound card (DirectX® 9.0c or higher)
Internet Connection – Broadband or better (always-on)
Resolution – 1280×720 (32-bit) or higher
DirectX 9.0c

Well, here they are – the system requirements for Final Fantasy XIV. What do you think about them? A bit too high, maybe?