Need for Speed Rivals PC System Specs Revealed

For whatever reason, Need for Speed Rivals seems like the sort of game that is meant to be experienced at launch on a next-gen console, but if you’re a PC diehard and refuse to jump on a console to play the racing title, system specs were released today for the PC version. The minimum system requirements are less than demanding, besides needing 30 GB of HDD space, but the recommended are another beast entirely, requiring 8 GB of ram, a Intel Quad or AMD Duo Core CPU and an AMD Radeon  7870 3Gb or NVIDIA GeForce GT660 3Gb or better.

Check out the full specs below:

MINIMUM System Requirements

  • OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7
  • CPU: Intel 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo, AMD 2.6 GHz Athlon X2
  • RAM: At least 4 GB
  • DISC DRIVE: CD/DVD ROM drive required for istallation only
  • HARD DRIVE: At least 30 GB of free space
  • VIDEO: AMD Radeon 3870 512Mb or better, NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT 512 Mb or better, IntelHD 4000 integrated 512Mb or better
  • DIRECTX: DirectX 10.1 compatible
  • INPUT: Keyboard and mouse
  • ONLINE CONNECTION REQUIREMENTS: 512 Kbps or faster internet connection

RECOMMENDED System Requirements

  • OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (Recommended is Windows 8 64-bit)
  • CPU: Intel Quad Core CPU, AMD Duo Core CPU
  • RAM: At least 8 GB
  • DISC DRIVE: CD/DVD ROM drive required for istallation only
  • HARD DRIVE: At least 30 GB of free space
  • VIDEO: AMD Radeon 7870 3Gb or better, NVIDIA GeForce GT660 3Gb or better
  • DIRECTX: DirectX 11 compatible
  • INPUT: Keyboard and mouse
  • ONLINE CONNECTION REQUIREMENTS: 512 Kbps or faster internet connection