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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare requirements and specs

Find out what the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare PC requirements and recommended specs are so you can dive in this October when the game launches.

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More than a decade since Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare changed the face of gaming and catapulted the shooter series into legend, the original development team at Infinity Ward is preparing to release the spiritual follow up. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare aims to strip down the series to what made it world-famous while offering the best graphics in franchise history. As the series was born on PC, it is no surprise that the PC version of Modern Warfare will be the showcase version of the game. To get the best experience, you’ll need to know the minimum requirements as well as what specs you need to enjoy the game at its highest settings.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare requirements and specs

PC requirements specs Modern Warfare
RTX ray-traced shadows will make an appearance in Modern Warfare.

To ensure you can play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on the PC, you must meet the minimum requirements. The folks at Infinity Ward have been kind enough to share this information on their official website, as well as explain the eye-catching storage space requirements. “In each of the Specs, the HDD references HD space of 175GB. 175GB is the storage space we recommend players keep available in order to download the post-launch content we’ll be bringing to Modern Warfare. At launch, the initial download will be smaller.”

Minimum requirements:

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

Recommended specs:

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

Competitive specs:

Here are the Competitive specs to run at a high fps for use with a high refresh monitor:

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

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will also be featuring implementation of NVIDIA’s RTX-powered ray-traced shadows. The specs needed to enjoy the game with these features enabled are slightly higher.

Ultra RTX Specs:

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

  • Requires DirectX 12 compatible system
  • OS: Windows 10 64 Bit (latest update)
  • CPU: Intel i7-9700K or AMD Ryzen 2700X
  • Video: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
  • RAM: 16GB RAM
  • HDD: 175GB HD space
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare launches on PC and consoles on October 25. Now that you know the PC requirements, be sure to follow Shacknews on Twitter for more guides and PC specs overviews.

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