Call of Duty: Ghosts needs 6GB RAM and 50GB installation on PC

Nvidia lists system specifications for the PC version of Call of Duty: Ghosts.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts will require 50GB of hard drive space, Nvidia has said on its website.

The requirements for this year's Call of Duty, which runs on an engine updated for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, are far more demanding than last year's Black Ops II, which required 4GB RAM and an Nvidia 8800GT or equivalent graphics card.

Neither Activision or Nvidia has commented on why the game required 50GB to install, but the large hard drive requirement is believed to be mostly down to an increased texture size to accommodate displaying the game on larger displays at higher resolutions.

Nvidia's minimum specs for Call of Duty: Ghosts are as follows:

OS: Windows 7 64-Bit / Windows 8 64-Bit

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8200 2.66 GHZ / AMD Phenom X3 8750 2.4 GHZ or better


HDD: 50GB Hard Drive space

Video: Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti / ATI Radeon HD 5870 or better

Sound: DirectX Compatible Sound Card

DirectX 11

Internet: Broadband connection and service required for Multiplayer Connectivity. Internet connection required for activation.

To reach the game's recommended specification, Nvidia says users will require a Nvidia GeForce GTX 780.

Last night Infinity Ward confirmed that Call of Duty: Ghosts will feature dedicated servers across all platforms.

Call of Duty: Ghosts will be released for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, and PC on November 5. Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions will follow at launch.

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Required Only 29 GB Installation Space

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I dont even know why BF is being mentioned in a COD topic. All these bf fans got nothing better to do. Come and troll every COD topic they can find. Go back to your battlelog please. COD dont need your unnecessary comments. Save it for yourself. 780 gfx is for the well-off gamers and those who seek performance.

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bf4 is pretty intense as far as graphics go, and it runs fine with all settings on ultra, with a 680. I'm sure cod will run just as good with the same card, all i'm interested in is campaign, i'll reserve multi for bf4

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Yeah, I think they got their minimum specs, and exaggerated recommended specs mixed up.

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Why? It doesn't even look that good.

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OMG lol 50 Gb HDD

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buy our GPU

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Looks fake......let's see when the game turns up....but seriously???

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@Yamanishi consoles are optimized for gaming so they require less

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That's a damn heavy dog

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What's this fish AI everyone's taking the piss about?

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50 freaken gigs.

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50gigs? Clearly someone doesn't know what they're doing

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Same old graphics. Same old small maps. Same old graphic engine. Where does these high specs take in effect?

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@Kisalon the dog

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It runs out, these requirements are not official, Activision Support on twitter confirmed that. So, where the hell nVidia took these!

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I hope your battlefield 4 can outsell COD this year. Maybe if you people bf fan boys buy 10 copies each, you stand a chance. LOL.

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Go play other games then. Don't worry COD wont be short of players. BF Fan boys. Poor people don't complain.

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smart, overshoot so there's less noise about shit performance like Black Ops 1 launch.

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Since when they felt like needing to "MARKET" such a supreme GPU :P? I guess 780 is ALREADY even more popular than the "Titan" due to its superb value for the money.

Even if they wanted to market it, it's such a shame that they chose this game to do so....

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and yet they are releasing this on PS3 and X360...


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Good bye 8800 .you served us all the years and you need a well rest

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mother of .... 50 GB this is more than the Premium Installation of BF3 I have installed right now which goes for around 32.2 GB :/

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They should erase the single player campaign only from their heads .Steam Box on the way and it should meets the consoles requirements .

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I'm coming "Seam Box!!".

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i just want play campaign.. but 50 gb ugh.

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games should be 10gb max i allot 50gb only for porrn :D

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"To reach the game's recommended specification, Nvidia says users will require a Nvidia GeForce GTX 780."

Yeah I bet they did.

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The game requires a 5870 to meet the minimum requirements.


**** off.

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GTX 780??!1 F**** outta here with that. For this??! This must be the most unoptimized piece of crap ever. The X1 and PS4 could only pray to ever be close to a 780. I'm a console gamer and even I know this is some bull crap. I am honestly shocked right now, game doesn't even look close to BF4 (graphically, i dont play either)

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Terrible. The game doesn't even look that good.

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Meh, it's like solving problem with a tsunami. GTX 780 will run on anything with ease. Let alone this little game.

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LOL Hilarious recommendation for CPU then the OTT GPU recommendation of a GTX 780? What the HELL?

That's just poor optimisation in a nutshell, when the game looks like THAT. I'm playing BF4 beta on 1080p at High/Ultra (mix of the two) at 60fps on a 7870 and that looks really great. I don't see how this is going to be better.

Lol @ 780

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uhuuuuuuuuuuuuuu Intel Core 2 Duo E8200 2.66 GHZ /6GB RAM

what the heck why 6 gb with that crapy processor

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@DjTIEST0 B/c they dont know what they are doing.

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This reeks of optimization issues. Considering it doesn't look that great from previews, and judging from the lack of content that has been marketed, I'm guessing it's just the same old COD game, only this time they failed to optimize the engine in time for release.

No excuse for optimization issues, guys. No excuse.

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Wouldn't spare 50kb for this game.

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Those high definition dogs and fish AI scripts are probably 42GB. We are truly in the next-generation of gaming.

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@BlackWaltz_No_3 I'd like to see those HD dogs using the fish AI. I'd spare 50GB for that.

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Sounds like they copied, and paste twice this time.

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@berzerk0912 hahah i like ur comment. May be three times

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a gtx 780 so soon!? what a money grab from Nvidia; i bet my 670 from last year will still pull full spec

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@rocca_fella911 Maybe not, depends of the optimization. Even if it doesn't even come close to look as a good as even Crysis, it's probably optimized like shit, therefor looks very average but requires an insane amount of power.

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@Total_mischief @rocca_fella911

I think it's safe to say at this point, that this game will be more badly optimized than Cryostasis :D

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@Total_mischief @rocca_fella911 I'm not interested in CoD, but in general let's hope the next-gen PC like archs bring us a new era of better optimized PC games.

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@hystavito @Total_mischief @rocca_fella911 It will come down to the devs. Games will inevitably take up more space, but CoD's requirements are just unreasonable. I can see The Witcher 3 take 50gb because it's supposed to be really massive, but a shooterl ike CoD shouldn't take upwards of 20 gb.

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I alredy made space for Call of duty Ghosts

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40gbs for the on disc dlc