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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War PC System Requirements Revealed Officially

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, the next shooter title from Activision that will bring its users inside the historic Cold War with this new iteration, will come in a few days on all major gaming console including the next-gen, and today its PC system requirements have been revealed.

PC gamers, however, will always have to contend with the hardware requirements required to achieve the best gaming experience possible in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. In fact, the Treyarch development studio has recently made the five levels of settings available online, divided into: minimum, recommended, competitive, ultra ray tracing, and ultra ray tracing in 4K.

Minimum requirements:

  • Operating System: Windows 7 64-bit (SP1) or Windows 10 64-bit (v.1803 or later)
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300
  • RAM: 8 GB of RAM
  • HDD (at launch): 50GB (MP only), 175GB (all game modes)
  • Video: Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 / GeForce GTX 1650 or Radeon HD 7950
  • DirectX 12 compatible system required

Recommended Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit (latest update)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen R5 1600X processor
  • RAM: 12 GB of RAM
  • HDD (at launch): 175 GB of hard drive space
  • Video: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 / GTX 1660 Super or Radeon R9 390 / AMD RX 580
  • DirectX 12 compatible system required

Ray Tracing Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit (latest update)
  • CPU: Intel i7-8700K or AMD Ryzen 1800X
  • RAM: 16 GB of RAM
  • HDD (at launch): 175 GB of hard drive space
  • Video: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070
  • DirectX 12 compatible system required

Competitive Game Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit (latest update)
  • CPU: Intel i7-8700K or AMD Ryzen 1800X
  • RAM: 16 GB of RAM
  • HDD (at launch): 175 GB of hard drive space
  • Video: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 / RTX 3070 or Radeon RX Vega64 graphics card
  • DirectX 12 compatible system required

Ultra RTX 4K High Refresh Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit (latest update)
  • CPU: Intel i9-9900K or AMD Ryzen 3700X
  • RAM: 16 GB of RAM
  • HDD (at launch): 250GB of hard drive space
  • Video: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080
  • DirectX 12 compatible system required

Finally, we remind you that the size of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is decidedly high, the heaviest ever. It is in fact at least 50 GB for the main game and another 175 GB for the multiplayer sector. To get all the various graphical enhancements like Ultra RTX settings, the overall size can go up to 250GB. The release is set for November 13 on all consoles.

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