Need For Speed: Rivals [PC]
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Need For Speed: Rivals PC Release date
EU Release Date:
Nov-19-2013
US Release Date:
Nov-19-2013
AU Release Date:
Nov-19-2013
Official release date


Genre
Sim
Racing
Theme
PC Need For Speed: Rivals User Scores
Need For Speed: Rivals System Requirements
INTEL CPU
AMD CPU
Nvidia GPU
AMD GPU
RAM
OS
Direct X
HDD Space
GD Verdict
GD Adjusted Requirements
6 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 8
Win 7 64
DX 10
30 GB
FPS
Average Frames Per Second
Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
Premium Only FPS
Ultra Setting
Premium Only FPS
Need For Speed: Rivals Gamer Feedback Results
  • Anti Aliasing
    MSAA 8x
    CSAA 16x
    SMAA
    MSAA 2x
    MSAA 4x
    Mac OS
    Yes 25%
    No 75%
    Console Port
    Yes 70%
    No 30%
    Bindable Mouse Btns
    Yes
  • PC Optimised
    Yes 46%
    No 54%
    Sandbox Quality
    Non-existent 56%
    Oculus Support
    No
    Frame per Sec Cap
    30 FPS 67%
  • What People Will Pay
    $23
    AMD optimised
    Yes 82%
    No 18%
    Nvidia optimised
    Yes 90%
    No 10%
    Game too Buggy
    No 75%
    Yes 25%
  • Good on Low graphics
    Yes 82%
    No 18%
    Upgrade PC for this
    Yes 44%
    No 56%
    Good Surround Sound
    Yes 100%
    Good Ending
    Yes 75%
    No 25%
  • Replayability
    No
    1.2 / 10
    Multiple Endings
    Yes 25%
    No 75%
    Time to Complete
    8 hours
    Best Control Scheme
    Controller 100%
  • Game Difficulty
    Moderate 100%
    Sli/Crossfire Support
    Yes
    Non-skip Cutscenes
    Yes 60%
    Anytime Quick Save
    Yes
  • Worth Getting
    Yes 60%
    No 40%
8.3

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The latest system requirements News for Need For Speed: Rivals
Feb-02-2014 Ghosts Games, the rebranded development outfit previous known as EA Gothenburg, has been hit with a number of layoffs that has forced an unannounced new Need For Speed game to be put on hold.Earlier t...
Nov-27-2013 EA certainly hasn’t made it easy to get us PC gamers cruising around Redview County at a buttery smooth 60fps, going so far as to hard-code the frame rate in Need For Speed: Rivals to a miserly ...
Nov-22-2013 When we reported earlier this week that Need For Speed: Rivals 30 frames per second cap applied to the PC port as well as console editions, many were frustrated at the thought of having to play the ga...
Nov-19-2013 It seems EA’s upcoming racer has a need for speed and its coming up short. After we brought you the news that Need For Speed: Rivals would be capped at 30FPS, it turns out that developer Ghost G...
Full system requirements for Need For Speed: Rivals reported on Oct-17-2013

The Need For Speed series has been the high-octane racing franchise of choice over the last few years, giving you vast American sprawls to burn rubber in as you race, chase, stinger and cause all around chaos.

Need For Speed Rivals is the latest game to come out of the series, and expands yet again on the previous games, with classic cops and racers gameplay augmented with eleven carnage-inducing high-tech gadgets. So without further ado, ladies and gentlemen, start your engines and see if you meet the Need For Speed Rivals System Requirements...

Need For Speed: Rivals Minimum  System Requirements

OS: Windows XP 64bit

CPU: Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or Athlon X2 2.6 GHz

RAM: 4GB System Memory

GPU RAM: 512MB Graphics Memory

GPU: Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT 512MB or AMD Radeon HD 3870

DX: DirectX 10.1

HDD: 30 GB Free Hard Drive Space

Need For Speed: Rivals Recommended System Requirements

OS: Windows 8 64bit

CPU: 2.4 GHz Quad Core (Intel Core 2 Quad 2.4 GHz or Athlon X4 620)

RAM: 8GB System Memory

GPU RAM: 3GB Graphics Memory

GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7870

HDD: 30 GB Free Hard Drive Space

Well, those are  pretty some hefty requirements, but if you look at how good the game looks in motion it's no surprise! While the minimum requirements aren't staggering, it's still going to need 4GB of memory to get up and running, as well as whopping 30GB free HDD space. 

The classic and reliable 8800 GT (Mustang) rears its head again in the minimum specs, but the leap up to recommended specs is a significant one. A hefty quad core processor and and nearly top of the line GPUs such as the GT 660 and HD 7870 ensure that your system will have to be no slouch to get this game hitting fifth gear.

As the next-gen consoles hit we have been seeing a string of recommended system requirements that have got many PC gamers worrying, including Battlefield 4's system hogging specs and the now-delayed Watch Dogs' 6GB minimum on RAM.

How's this one shaping up for you lot then?

Do you think this game will see a significant leap up from 'last-gen's' Need For Speed: Most Wanted's visuals?

Oct-10-2013 The much-anticipated Need For Speed Rivals will finally be revving up for the starting line, with confirmation of Xbox One and Playstation 4 versions coming this year in both the US and Europe.In typi...
Sep-16-2013 The future of Burnout is up in the air after a majority of Criterion’s employees have left and formed a new studio.Ghost Games has been formed almost entirely of ex-Criterion staff and will be f...
Aug-30-2013 Fans of the Need for Speed series probably know that the franchise was previously shared by two development teams between games; Criterion and Ghost Games.Ghost Games have confirmed that they now effe...
Aug-28-2013 Speaking in an interview at Gamescom, executive producer at Ghost Games Marcus Nilsson explained why Need for Speed: Rivals will be running at 30 FPS rather than 60 FPS.The title's new AllDrive featur...
Jun-10-2013 We all have a pretty good idea as to what EA are putting out this year. Between their not really being able to keep a secret, to the inevitable annual sports franchises, it's all pretty much a foregon...
May-23-2013 Only hours ago we reported that a new NFS game will be shown off at E3 and we've since seen a lot more revealed today.The game is called Need For Speed: Rivals and is based on the apparent rivalry bet...
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What settings and fps for me?

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anyhelp ???? i got the DX function error every time i start the game a fix or a patch will be appreciaited appreciated

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Could i run it @ 1280x720p ??

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could i run this and what fps

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Why the heck am I lagging? all low settings and still lagging…

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I think it is due to your hdd check it and then check the results bro. Have a nice day!

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what should i check?

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reapr56
16:47 Jul-22-2014

no, no, no this game is horribly optimized, thats why it lags, its not a HDD problem and you dont need to check anything
just try to use the 60 FPS tweak
and that should fix things
also update the game to the latest version

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what settings and fps?

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Med-High and 30+ fps

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can you give me the exact settings?

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can i run it on 1360x768

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Your processor is bottlenecking your GPU most likely, maybe on low-medium. Good luck!

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Can i run it? setting and fps please.

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High-Ultra at 30 fps. (Game locks fps at 30, though there is a fix) Good luck!

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can i run it?

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will i be able to run it?

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Maybe on Low-Medium… since the game locks its FPS at 30, you can't go past it. Good luck!

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