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10/28/19

Minimum and Recommended System Requirements for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on PC

A breakdown of the minimum and recommended PC specs for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

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The following system specifications for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare refer to desktop PCs. While some laptop PCs use graphics cards that align with the requirements below, they can be different models and are therefore not supported. Be sure to reference your PC owner's manual if you are unsure about your PC's specifications.

Please note: In each of the lists below, the HDD references HD space of 175GB, which is the amount of space we recommend players keep available in order to download the post-launch content we'll be bringing to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. At launch, the initial download will be smaller.

Minimum Specifications

Here are the minimum specs needed to play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare:

OS: Windows 7 64-Bit (SP1) or Windows 10 64-Bit
CPU: Intel Core i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300
RAM: 8GB RAM
HDD: 175GB HD space
Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 / GeForce GTX 1650 or Radeon HD 7950
DirectX: Requires DirectX 12 compatible system
Network: Broadband Internet connection
Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

Recommended Specifications

Here are recommended Specs to run at 60FPS in most situations with all options set to medium:

OS: Windows 10 64 Bit (latest Service Pack)
CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen R5 1600X processor
RAM: 12GB RAM
HDD: 175GB HD space
Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 / GTX 1660 or Radeon R9 390 / AMD RX 580
DirectX: Requires DirectX 12 compatible system
Network: Broadband Internet connection
Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

 

Recommended Specifications (additional)

Here are the recommended specs for use with Ray Tracing:

OS: Windows 10 64 Bit (latest Service Pack)
CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen R5 1600X processor
RAM: 16GB RAM
HDD: 175GB HD space
Video: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
DirectX: Requires DirectX 12 compatible system
Network: Broadband Internet connection
Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

Competitive Specifications

Here are the competitive specs to run at a high FPS for use with a high refresh monitor:

OS: Windows 10 64 Bit (latest update)
CPU: Intel i7-8700K or AMD Ryzen 1800X
RAM: 16GB RAM
HDD: 175GB HD space
Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 / RTX 2070 SUPER or Radeon RX Vega64 Graphics
DirectX: Requires DirectX 12 compatible system
Network: Broadband Internet connection
Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

 

Ultra RTX Specifications

Here are the Ultra RTX specs to run the game at a high FPS in 4K resolution with Ray Tracing:

OS: Windows 10 64 Bit (latest Service Pack)
CPU: Intel i7-9700K or AMD Ryzen 2700X
RAM: 16GB RAM
HDD: 175GB HD space
Video: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
DirectX: Version 11.0 compatible video card or equivalent
Network: Broadband Internet connection
Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

 

 

What is Ray Tracing (PC)?

Ray tracing simulates the physical behavior of light to bring real-time, cinematic-quality rendering to even the most visually intense games.

What is NVIDIA Adaptive Shading?

For NVIDIA GeForce GTX 16 Series and RTX gamers on PC, NVIDIA Adaptive Shading adjusts the rate at which portions of the screen are shaded, meaning the GPU has less work to do, boosting overall performance.

What is NVIDIA Ansel?

NVIDIA Ansel is a powerful photo mode that enables you to take amazing in-game photos on PC during the Campaign from unique angles, which you can further customize with filters, tweaks, and other adjustments, before being optionally shared on social media, forums, or the Shot With GeForce website. Make sure to download GeForce Experience to take advance of Ansel in your game.

What is NVIDIA Highlights?

Highlights automatically captures key moments, clutch kills, and match-winning plays, ensuring that your best multiplayer gaming moments are automatically saved, which you can easily share online. Make sure to download GeForce Experience to take advantage of Highlights in your game.

 

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