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The sixth game in the Call of Duty series was originally referred to under the working title Call of Duty 6. The official title for the game was first revealed to be Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 by Activision Blizzard on December 3, 2008. Activision Blizzard subsequently recanted their announcement, saying any information about the upcoming Call of Duty game was "speculative," and Infinity Ward also asserted that they had not officially confirmed their latest project. On February 11, 2009, Activision Blizzard reannounced Modern Warfare 2 and set a tentative release date for "holiday 2009"
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 GPU Analysis
Comparing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 9 or OpenGL 2.1.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, aim to have a GPU that has at least 384 MB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

We are advised that 12 year old graphics cards should be able to run Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 , 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 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 graphics card requirements chart below.