Modern Warfare 2 System Requirements

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Image showing Ghost from Modern Warfare 2
Credit: Activision

After revealing the first look at Modern Warfare 2 gameplay, interest in Infinity Ward's latest title is beginning to build. As players look for intel on pre-orders along with information on the single-player campaign, PC players are already searching for the Modern Warfare 2 system requirements.

While consoles enter the next generation, PC hardware is constantly improving. These improvements allow higher frame rates in addition to improved graphical quality and detail.

Before we take a look at the system requirements for Modern Warfare 2, be sure to check out the full campaign mission list alongside information on Infinity Ward's all-new AI.

Modern Warfare 2 System Requirements

Although Infinity Ward hasn't unveiled the full list of requirements needed to run Modern Warfare 2, we can take a guess based on Vanguard's system requriements. Check out the minimum and recommended specs below:

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Minimum Specs

  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen 3 1200
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForceGTX 970 or AMD Radeon R9 270
  • PIXEL SHADER: 5.1
  • VERTEX SHADER: 5.1
  • DEDICATED VIDEO RAM: 2048 MB
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These specs should allow you to run Modern Warfare 2 on its lowest settings. If you're wanting to see all of the details, it's probably best to take a look at the recommended specs below.

Recommended Specs

  • CPU: Intel Core i7-7700K or AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 or AMD Radeon RX 580
  • PIXEL SHADER: 5.1
  • VERTEX SHADER: 5.1
  • DEDICATED VIDEO RAM: 4096 MB
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By using the recommended specs, players should run Modern Warfare 2 smoothly using medium settings. Running the game at the absolute maximum may be a stretch too far for this particular build but the game will still run well.

That's all there is to know about the Modern Warfare 2 system requirements. Once we hear more intel, we will update the article with the latest news. In the meantime, check out our page for all the latest news, leaks, and guides.