Black Ops Cold War: PC System Requirements, Recommended Specs And Setup confirmed
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Black Ops Cold War: PC System Requirements, Recommended Specs And Setup confirmed

Jonno Nicholson
30 October 2020

Spec Ops.

There are just a few weeks to go until the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War.

With a recent resurgence in players choosing to play the first-person shooter on PC, the demand for a high-quality iteration of the game has drastically increased.

The release of Warzone has seen the PC player expand exponentially which has ultimately led to Beenox and Treyarch ensuring players have a smooth playing experience and unmatched graphical quality.

Ahead of release on November 13th, the specifications have been revealed.

Minimum Specifications

  • Operating System: Windows 7 64-Bit (SP1) or Windows 10 64-Bit (v.1803 or higher)
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300
  • RAM: 8GB
  • HDD (At Launch): 50 GB (MP Only), 175 GB (All modes)
  • Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 / GeForce GTX 1650 or Radeon HD 7950
  • DirectX 12 compatible system required
  • Broadband connection required.

Recommended Specifications

These specs will allow you to run the game at 60 FPS with all graphics options set to medium.

  • Operating System: Windows 10 64 Bit (Latest update)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen R5 1600X processor
  • RAM: 12 GB
  • HDD (At launch): 175 GB
  • Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 / GTX 1660 Super or Radeon R9 390 / AMD RX 580
  • DirectX 12 compatible system required.
  • Broadband connection required

Recommended Specifications (Ray Tracing)

These specifications will allow you to run the game with Ray Tracing enabled.

  • OS: Windows 10 64 Bit (Latest update)
  • CPU: Intel i7-8700K or AMD Ryzen 1800X
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • HDD (At launch): 175 GB
  • Video: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
  • DirectX 12 compatible system required.
  • Broadband connection required

Competitive Specifications

These specifications will allow you to run the game at a high FPS rate ideal when using a monitor with a high refresh rate.

  • OS: Windows 10 64 Bit (Latest update)
  • CPU: Intel i7-8700K or AMD Ryzen 1800X
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • HDD (At launch): 175 GB
  • Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 / RTX 3070 or Radeon RX Vega64 Graphics
  • DirectX 12 compatible system required.
  • Broadband connection required

Ultra RTX Specifications

  • OS: Windows 10 64 Bit (Latest update)
  • CPU: Intel i9-9900K or AMD Ryzen 3700X
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • HDD (At launch): 250 GB
  • Video: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
  • DirectX 12 compatible system required.
  • Broadband connection required

Whichever settings you intend on playing Black Ops Cold War on, make sure your hardware is up to the task!

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