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Middle-earth: Shadow of War is the sequel to Shadow of Mordor. The game was leaked by US retailer Target. Shadow of War sees protagonist Talion return with Celebrimbor in order to dominate Mordor from within. The celebrated Nemesis system is back, with each Orc chief having a unique personality and traits.
Middle-earth: Shadow of War System Requirements
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Official Minimum Requirements

  • INTEL CPU:i5-2550K, 3.4 GHz
  • AMD CPU:FX-8300
  • RAM:8 GB
  • NVIDIA GPU:GeForce GTX 670
  • AMD GPU:Radeon HD 7950
  • OS:Windows 7 SP1 with Platform Update for Windows 7
  • VRAM:2
  • DX:11
  • HDD:60 GB
 

Official Recommended Requirements

  • INTEL CPU:i7-3770, 3.4 GHz
  • AMD CPU:FX-8350
  • RAM:16 GB
  • NVIDIA GPU:GeForce GTX 1060
  • AMD GPU:Radeon RX 480
  • OS:Win10 64 BIT 14393.102
  • VRAM:4
  • DX:11
  • HDD:60 GB
PC System Analysis For Middle-earth: Shadow of War Requirements
To run Middle-earth: Shadow of War on high graphics settings your PC will require at least a 4GB GeForce GTX 1060 / Radeon RX 480 4GB with a Core i7-3770 4-Core 3.4GHz or FX-8350 CPU. 16 GB will also be needed to achieve the Middle-earth: Shadow of War rec specs and get 60FPS. Middle-earth: Shadow of War needs a graphics card thats at least as powerful as a GeForce GTX 670/Radeon HD 7950 paired with FX-8320/Core i5-2550K 3.4GHz CPU to match the min specs. This PC setup will deliver 25-35 Frame Per Second at Low graphics setting on 720p resolution. To be able to run at all you will need at least 8 GB system memory. Make sure your GPU can run DirectX 11 or Middle-earth: Shadow of War won’t run. We suggest a 5 year old PC to play smoothly.
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Middle-earth: Shadow of War PC Release Date:

10 Oct 2017

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Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB

145 FPS

Radeon VII 16GB

117.3 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 6GB

93 FPS

Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB

91 FPS

Radeon RX 5600 XT 6GB

85.2 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB

75 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB

71.5 FPS

Radeon RX 590 8GB

63.5 FPS

Radeon RX 580 8GB

59 FPS

GeForce GTX 1060

59 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660

57.6 FPS

Radeon RX 580 4GB

56.4 FPS

Radeon RX 570 4GB

56 FPS

GeForce GTX 1650

42.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB

107.5 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB

50 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB

48 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

74 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080 Super 8GB

73.8 FPS

GeForce RTX 2080

73 FPS

Radeon VII 16GB

53.6 FPS

GeForce RTX 2060 6GB

33.3 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660

28.1 FPS

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB

26.5 FPS
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Can I run ? I m getting 60 FPS at medium.. but i wanted to set it high.. I m not sure will it run or not

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the game is exelently optimized so theres a chance for u to get 60 fps on low at 1080

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weird, all of a sudden this game won't push higher than 12 fps using a 1080p display while running the benchmark that is included with this game.

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