Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 System Requirements: Can You Run It?

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Developer:
Infinity Ward, Sledgehammer Games
Publisher:
Activision
Release date:
8 November 2011 (12 years old)
Our user score:
4.2 / 5 (317 votes)

Official Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 at minimal and recommended settings. Although these requirements are usually approximate, they can still be used to determine the indicative hardware tier needed to play the game.

PassMinimum requirements

Pass Graphics card:
Shader 3.0 or better 256 MB NVIDIA®GeForce™ 8600GT / ATI® Radeon™ X1950 or better
Pass CPU:
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E6600 or AMD Phenom™ X3 8750 processor or better
Pass Memory:
2GB RAM
File size:
16 GB free hard drive space
Operating system:
Windows® XP / Windows Vista® / Windows® 7
DirectX:
DirectX® 9.0C or later

Recommended requirements

Graphics card:
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CPU:
no data
Memory:
no data
File size:
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Operating system:
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DirectX:
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 performance on your PC


Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 performance with your GPU

GeForce RTX 3060's performance compared to the game's official system requirements.

RTX 3060
minimum
Any
30 fps @ low
1024×768
60 fps @ medium
1366×768
60 fps @ high
1366×768
60 fps @ ultra
1920×1080

Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 FPS calculator: average frames per second on GeForce RTX 3060 (according to our approximations). FPS may vary depending on your operating system and other factors.

low settings / 768p
290−300 FPS
medium settings / 768p
180−190 FPS
high settings / 768p
180−190 FPS
ultra settings / 1080p
150−160 FPS

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 performance with your CPU

Core i5-12400's performance compared to the game's official system requirements.

i5-12400

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