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Modern Warfare 2 minimum specs

Okay all you Call of Duty-loving PC nuts, you only have about two weeks to upgrade your computer before Modern Warfare 2 is released.

The minimum requirements shouldn’t be a surprise to most, but for anyone who was hoping to run MW2 on their parent’s old laptop, you may have to resign yourself to the console version.

Hit the jump to check out the specs.

System Requirements

OS: Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 (Windows 95/98/ME/2000 are unsupported)
Processor: Intel Pentium 4 3.2 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 3200+ processor or better supported
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Graphics: 256 MB NVIDIA GeForce 6600GT or better or ATI Radeon 1600XT or better
DirectX: Microsoft DirectX(R) 9.0c
Hard Drive: 12GB of free hard drive space
Sound: 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
Internet: Broadband connection required for Multiplayer Connectivity. Internet Connection required for activation

Source: Kotaku Australia

  1. I wouldn’t say that’s too bad. Although, if you’re running a P4 at 3.2GHz, you might as well just be running a dual-core or a quad-core.

  2. Not too bad, probably similar to the first MW and COD: WAW actually.

  3. These specs are pathetic. My 7 year old computer could handle them and not break a sweat.

  4. Wow, that’s not nearly what I was expecting. I’ll still get the console version though.

  5. You people all make my crappy PC cry.

  6. avatar Chris

    Are there still people out there playing games on an XP3200+?

    These CPUs are 6 years old – if anyone’s trying to game on something that’s been Moore’d four times now, it’s difficult to imagine them being into gaming.

  7. This game is 8v8 for PC play, according to a few reports.

    That’s coming from World at War’s 25v25. Yep, I’ll be skipping this version.

  8. It’s build-a-new computer weather.

  9. avatar Pinnochio

    Wow this game is the best i seriosuly cant want… though im too poor to upgrade my computer…sigh… might be able to run it on bare minimal 10sec lag…thats how good it is!! id have to play thru the lag damn =( BUT ITS THE BEST GAME EVER STILL!

  10. avatar Robo

    I bought the game hoping itl work but I can only support 2.99 GHz while the game is 3.2 GHz… So it doesnt work :(

  11. avatar Vid

    Would it run on these specs:

    Windows Vista Home premium 64-bit
    4GB RAM
    3200HD Raideon
    2.1 Dual core AMD 64-bit processor

  12. avatar dsa

    how about i7 quad 3.0 gHz?

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