Mass Effect 2 system requirements

Mass Effect 2
Developer:
BioWare
Publisher:
Electronic Arts
Release date:
Metacritic rating:
94 / 100
Our user rating:
4.9 / 5

Official Mass Effect 2 system requirements

These are the PC specs advised by developers to run at minimal and recommended settings. Those requirements are usually very approximate, but still can be used to determine the indicative hardware tier you need to play the game.


Minimum system requirements

Graphics card:
256 MB (with Pixel Shader 3.0 support). Supported Chipsets: NVIDIA GeForce 6800 or greater; ATI Radeon X1600 Pro or greater. Please note that NVIDIA GeForce 7300, 8100, 8200, 8300, 8400, and 9300; ATI Radeon HD3200, and HD4350 are below minimum system requirements. Updates to your video and sound card drivers may be required. Intel and S3 video cards are not officially supported in Mass Effect 2.
CPU:
1.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent AMD CPU
Memory:
1 GB RAM for Windows XP / 2 GB RAM for Windows Vista and Windows 7
File size:
15 GB
Operating system:
Windows XP SP3 / Windows Vista SP1 / Windows 7
DirectX:
DirectX 9.0c August 2008 (included)

Recommended system requirements

Graphics card:
ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT, NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT, or better recommended
CPU:
2.6+ GHz Cure 2 Duo Intel or equivalent AMD CPU
Memory:
2 GB RAM
File size:
15 GB
Operating system:
Windows XP SP3 / Windows Vista SP1 / Windows 7
DirectX:
DirectX August 2008

Minimum system requirements

Recommended system requirements

Graphics card:
256 MB (with Pixel Shader 3.0 support). Supported Chipsets: NVIDIA GeForce 6800 or greater; ATI Radeon X1600 Pro or greater. Please note that NVIDIA GeForce 7300, 8100, 8200, 8300, 8400, and 9300; ATI Radeon HD3200, and HD4350 are below minimum system requirements. Updates to your video and sound card drivers may be required. Intel and S3 video cards are not officially supported in Mass Effect 2.
Graphics card:
ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT, NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT, or better recommended
CPU:
1.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent AMD CPU
CPU:
2.6+ GHz Cure 2 Duo Intel or equivalent AMD CPU
Memory:
1 GB RAM for Windows XP / 2 GB RAM for Windows Vista and Windows 7
Memory:
2 GB RAM
File size:
15 GB
File size:
15 GB
Operating system:
Windows XP SP3 / Windows Vista SP1 / Windows 7
Operating system:
Windows XP SP3 / Windows Vista SP1 / Windows 7
DirectX:
DirectX 9.0c August 2008 (included)
DirectX:
DirectX August 2008

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