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System Requirements - Can My PC Run This Game?

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Find out PC system requirements and specs needed to run Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (CoD: MW)! Find out about minimum & recommended specs to see if you can run Modern Warfare on PC!

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PC System Requirements

Minimum Requirements & Recommended Setup

OSWindows 7 64-Bit (SP1) or Windows 10 64-Bit (1709 or later)Windows® 10 64-bit latest update
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

SOURCE: Activision Blog

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. Application Required

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

Install Size is 175GB

According to, 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!

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
Check Out the Best Setting Guide Here!

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