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New Need for Speed requires 20GB storage on PC

EA publishes minimum and recommended system requirements for Criterion's next racer

The PC edition of the upcoming Need for Speed Most Wanted racer will demand at least 20 gigabytes of hard-drive space, Electronic Arts has revealed.


Detailing system requirements on the racer's official Origin page, EA also recommends that customers play the game on a PC with 4GB memory.

Need for Speed: Most Wanted, is due for release on October 30 in North America, and November 2 in Europe. As well as PC. the game will be available on Xbox 30 and PS3.

The full specs listings can be found below

Minimum Specifications

OS: Windows Vista (Service Pack 2) 32-BitProcessor: 2 GHz Dual Core (Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHZ or Althon X2 2.7 GHz)Memory: 2 GBHard Drive: 20 GBGraphics 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 compatibleDVD ROM Drive

Recommended Specifications

OS: Windows 7 64-BitProcessor: Quad-Core CPUMemory: 4 GBHard Drive: 20 GBGraphics Card: DirectX 11 compatible with 1024 MB RAM (NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 560 or ATI RADEON 6950)Sound Card: DirectX compatibleDVD ROM Drive