Need for Speed: Shift GPU Analysis
Comparing Need for Speed: Shift PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Need for Speed: Shift is going to need a graphics card that is capable of OpenGL 3.0.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Need for Speed: Shift, aim to have a GPU that has at least 512MB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Need for Speed: Shift

We are advised that 13 year old graphics cards should be able to run Need for Speed: Shift, but there could be a few exceptions to this rule.

Note that most games do not officially support laptop graphics cards, but nowadays many laptop graphics solutions are capable of running modern games. Whether desktop graphics cards or laptop, try searching for your graphics card to compare against the Need for Speed: Shift graphics card requirements chart below.