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PC system requirements needed to run Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019 (CoD: MW) & Warzone! Find out about minimum & recommended specs, download size to test if you can run on PC!!!

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Modern Warfare & Warzone PC System Requirements

Minimum & Recommended Requirements

OSWindows 7 64-Bit (SP1) or Windows 10 64-Bit (1709 or later)Windows® 10 64-bit (latest Service Pack)
CPUIntel® Core™ i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300Intel® Core™ i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen™ R5 1600X Processor
GPUNVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 670 / NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 or AMD Radeon™ HD 7950 - DirectX 12.0 compatible systemNVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 970 / NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 or AMD Radeon™ R9 390 / AMD Radeon™ RX 580 - DirectX 12.0 compatible system
NetworkBroadband Internet connectionBroadband Internet connection
Sound CardDirectX CompatibleDirectX Compatible

PC Requirements For Competitive Play

OSWindows 10 64 Bit (latest update)
CPUIntel i7-8700K or AMD Ryzen 1800X
GPUNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 / RTX 2070 SUPER or Radeon RX Vega64 Graphics
NetworkBroadband Internet connection
Sound CardDirectX Compatible

SOURCE: Activision Support!!!

Additional Notes

In order for you to run the game, you must also make sure that your system is compatible with DirectX 12. You can check the version of the DirectX on your PC in System Information.

Battle.net Application Required

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare requires the Battle.net application to launch. If you do not have the Battle.net launcher, you can download the application here.

Install Size is 175GB

According to Battle.net, you will need a total of 175GB of hard drive space to properly install and run the game. Make sure to clear out any files if you are in need of hard disk space!

Game Files Can Be Pre-Downloaded

Modern Warfare will allow the player to pre-download the game files before official launch. Its schedule and the percentage that can be download will differ with the platform.

Get The Newest Drivers

Download and install the latest drivers for your system's hardware to make your system more efficient and faster in running Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

Modern Warfare & Warzone RTX PC Requirements

Ultra RTX Specifications

OSWindows 10 64 Bit (latest Service Pack)
CPUIntel i7-9700K or AMD Ryzen 2700X
NetworkBroadband Internet connection
Sound CardDirectX Compatible

SOURCE: Activision Blog!!!

What Is Ray Tracing?

Ray Tracing is a technique currently exclusive to Nvidia graphics cards that simulate real-world reflections and behavior of light. This makes objects inside the game look and behave as they would in reality.

RTX-Compatible Cards:

RTX 2060RTX 2060 Super
RTX 2070RTX 2070 Super
RTX 2080RTX 2080 Super
RTX 2080TiTitan RTX

Turning It On May Cause Performance To Dip

You have the option to have it RTX on or off in the game's settings. Expect a noticeable dip in performance when turning this feature on.

Modern Warfare & Warzone: Additional Video Settings

Display Settings List

  • Display Mode
  • Display Monitor
  • Screen Refresh Rate
  • Render Resolution
  • Aspect Ratio
  • V-Sync
  • Framerate Limits
  • Display Gamma

The display settings allow you to further tweak how the game and objects are displayed on your screen. These include your screen's resolution as well as how many frames the game will run on.

Details & Textures Settings List

  • Texture Resolution
  • Texture Filter Anisotropic
  • Particle Quality
  • Bullet Impacts
  • Tessellation

This settings list allows you to fine tune how well the game and objects render on your screen in relation to your framerate.

Shadow & Lighting Settings List

  • Shadow Map Resolution
  • Shadow Caster Levels
  • Cache Spot Shadows & Sun Shadows Results
  • Ambient Occlusion
  • Particle Lighting

These settings let you tinker with the brightness and darkness levels of the game. However, be careful as some of these settings rely heavily on your GPU.

Post-Processing Effects Settings List

  • Anti-Aliasing
  • Filmic Strength
  • Temporal Blurring vs. Image Stability
  • Film Grain
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