Need for Speed: Most Wanted System Requirements: Can You Run It?

Need for Speed: Most Wanted
Developer:
EA Black Box
Publisher:
Electronic Arts
Release date:
15 November 2005 (18 years ago)
User score:
4.4 / 5 (662 votes)
Hardware demand level:
0.2 / 10 - not demanding

Official Need for Speed: Most Wanted system requirements for PC

These are the PC specifications advised by developers to run Need for Speed: Most Wanted 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:
Video card with 32 MB or more memory and one of these chipsets is required: ATI Radeon 7500 or greater; ATI Radeon Xpress 200; NVIDIA GeForce2 MX/GTS or greater; Intel 950/i915g; S3 GammaChrome S18 Pro
Pass CPU:
1.4 GHz or faster
Pass Memory:
256 MB or more
File size:
3 GB or more free space
Operating system:
Windows XP or 2000
DirectX:
DirectX 9.0c

PassRecommended requirements

Pass Graphics card:
Atleast an NVidia 5900 or ATi 9800 with 256mb of video memory
Pass CPU:
3 Ghz or faster
Pass Memory:
Atleast 1 GB
File size:
3 GB or more free space
Operating system:
Windows XP
DirectX:
DirectX 9.0c

Need for Speed: Most Wanted performance on your PC


Need for Speed: Most Wanted performance on your GPU

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

RTX 3060
30 fps @ low
1024×768

GeForce RTX 3060 is 27.8x faster than Radeon HD 7570. Your GPU can run Need for Speed: Most Wanted at minimum settings.


Projected FPS in various settings and resolutions

Need for Speed: Most Wanted 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
60−65 FPS
medium settings / 768p
60−65 FPS
high settings / 768p
60−65 FPS
ultra settings / 1080p
55−60 FPS

Need for Speed: Most Wanted performance on your CPU

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

i5-12400
recommended
Pentium D 960

Core i5-12400 is 24.1x faster than Pentium D 960. Your CPU can run Need for Speed: Most Wanted at recommended settings.


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4.4 662 votes

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