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Modern Warfare 2 System Requirements: Minimum, Recommended, Competitive, Ultra 4K

Here are the PC system requirements for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
Here are the PC system requirements for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. / Activision

The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II system requirements are crucial for PC players to know beforehand to ensure their gaming hardware will be capable of delivering the experience that Infinity Ward is aiming for.

Here are the minimum, recommended, competitive and ultra 4K specifications for those looking to play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 on PC.

Modern Warfare 2 System Requirements: Minimum

Here are the minimum PC specs needed to play Modern Warfare 2:

  • OS: Windows 10 64 Bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-6100/Core i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen 3 1200
  • RAM: 8GB RAM
  • Storage Space: 72GB at launch
  • Hi-Rez Assets Cache: Up to 32GB
  • Video Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon RX 470
  • Video Memory: 2GB
  • Graphic Driver: Nvidia 516.59 or AMG 22.9.1
  • DirectX: Version 12

Modern Warfare 2 System Requirements: Recommended

Here are the recommended PC specs to run Modern Warfare 2 at 60FPS in most situations with all options set to High:

  • OS: Windows 10 64 Bit or Windows 11 64 Bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-6600K/Core i7-4770 or AMD Ryzen 5 1400
  • RAM: 12GB RAM
  • Storage Space: 72GB at launch
  • Hi-Rez Assets Cache: Up to 32GB
  • Video Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 580
  • Video Memory: 4GB
  • Graphic Driver: Nvidia 516.59 or AMG 22.9.1
  • DirectX: Version 12

Modern Warfare 2 System Requirements: Competitive

Here are the competitive specs to run Modern Warfare 2 at a high FPS for use with a high refresh monitor:

  • OS: Windows 10 64 Bit or Windows 11 64 Bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-8700K or AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
  • RAM: 16GB RAM
  • Storage Space: 72GB at launch
  • Hi-Rez Assets Cache: Up to 32GB
  • Video Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 3060Ti or AMD Radeon RX 5700XT
  • Video Memory: 8GB
  • Graphic Driver: Nvidia 516.59 or AMG 22.9.1
  • DirectX: Version 12

Modern Warfare 2 System Requirements: Ultra 4K

Here are the ultra PC specs to run Modern Warfare 2 at a high FPS in 4K resolution:

  • OS: Windows 10 64 Bit or Windows 11 64 Bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i9-9900K or AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
  • RAM: 16GB RAM
  • Storage Space: 72GB at launch
  • Hi-Rez Assets Cache: Up to 64GB
  • Video Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 3080 or AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
  • Video Memory: 10GB
  • Graphic Driver: Nvidia 516.59 or AMG 22.9.1
  • DirectX: Version 12

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II is set to release worldwide on Oct. 28.

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