Medal of Honor: Warfighter PC Technical Review

Product: Medal of Honor: Warfighter
Company: EA
Author: Sean Ridgeley
Editor: Eric Amidon
Date: October 25th, 2012

Introduction, setup, requirements

Developer DICE's superb Frostbite 2 engine took years of hard work to create, but it's been put to plenty good use since in Battlefield 3, Need for Speed: The Run, and now, Medal of Honor: Warfighter.

Battlefield 3, apart from some UI issues and lacking features, is in great form on PC. If you're wondering whether the same push is there with Warfighter, read on for a light technical analysis.

Test Setup

  • Processor: AMD Phenom II X6 1055T 2.8GHz (Stock)
  • Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB DDR3-1600 (1333 mhZ)
  • Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Black 640GB 3.5" 7200RPM
  • Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 6950 2GB (Stock)
  • Driver: 12.11 beta, no CAP
  • Resolution: 1680x1050
  • Input: Logitech G400 mouse @ 1900dpi, Leopold Tenkeyless Linear Touch Mechanical Keyboard

System Requirements

  • Minimum
    • OS: Windows Vista
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz / Athlon X2 2.7GHz
    • Memory: 2GB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 20GB free space
    • Video Card: NVidia 8800 GTS 512 MB VRAM or better / ATI Radeon 3870 512 MB VRAM
    • DirectX: 10

  • Recommended
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad 3GHz / AMD Phenom II X4 3GHz
    • Memory: 4GB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 20GB free space
    • Video Card: NVidia GTX 560 1024 MB VRAM or better / ATI Radeon 6950 1024 MB VRAM
    • DirectX: 11