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Need for Speed: Most Wanted (commonly abbreviated to as NFS: MW or simply Most Wanted) is a 2012 open-world racing video game, developed by British games developer Criterion Games and published by Electronic Arts. Announced on 4 June 2012, during EA's E3 press conference, Most Wanted is the nineteenth title in the long-running Need for Speed series and was released worldwide for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation Vita, iOS and Android, beginning in North America on 30 October 2012, with a Wii U version following in 2013. The game picked up on the Most Wanted IP, as opposed to the Hot Pursuit reboot that Criterion developed previously.
Need For Speed: Most Wanted 2 System Requirements
3 Mar 2013 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum Specifications
  • OS: Windows Vista (Service Pack 2 and all available windows updates) 32-bit
  • Processor: 2 GHz Dual Core (Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHZ or Althon X2 2.7 GHz)
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Hard Drive: 20 GB
  • Graphics Card (AMD): DirectX 10.1 compatible with 512 MB RAM (ATI RADEON 3000, 4000, 5000 OR 6000 series, with ATI RADEON 3870 or higher performance)
  • Graphics Card (NVIDIA): DirectX 10.0 compatible with 512 MB RAM (NVIDIA GEFORCE 8, 9, 200, 300, 400 OR 500 series with NVIDIA GEFORCE 8800 GT or higher performance)
  • Sound card: DirectX compatible
  • Keyboard and Mouse
 

Official Recommended Requirements

  • Recommended Specifications
  • OS: Windows 7 (Service Pack 1 and all available windows updates) 64-bit
  • Processor: Quad-Core CPU
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Hard Drive: 20 GB
  • Graphics Card: DirectX 11 compatible with 1024 MB RAM (NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 560 or ATI RADEON 6950)
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
  • Keyboard and Mouse
PC System Analysis For Need For Speed: Most Wanted 2 Requirements
Need For Speed: Most Wanted 2 will require Radeon HD 6950 graphics card with a Core 2 Quad Q6400 2.13GHz or Phenom 9550 Quad-Core processor to reach the recommended specs, achieving high graphics setting on 1080p. System memory required for Need For Speed: Most Wanted 2 is 4 GB performance memory. Don't try and play Need For Speed: Most Wanted 2 without 2 GB, which helps get the 30FPS Your graphics card will need to be capable of running DirectX 11. Recommended needs around a 10 year old PC to run.
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Need For Speed: Most Wanted 2 PC Release Date:

2 Nov 2012

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i dont understand this by my hardware… ive got on ultra settings just 30 fps. pls tell me whats the problem here.

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A bit late but in case u haven't solve it, go to your C:Users(your username)DocumentsCriterion GamesNeed For Speed™ Most Wanted and look for the config file, open it and find the "lockto30" line, replace the false with true and u'll run it at 60fps

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Have had this game too long in my Origin library without testing it :D

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