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Shift into high gear! Designed to deliver a true drivers experience that reflects contemporary motorsports, Need for Speed SHIFT is built by racers for racers. Need for Speed SHIFT delivers an authentic and immersive driving experience developed by Slightly Mad Studios in collaboration with executive producer Michael Mann at Black Box and senior vice president Patrick Soderlund at EA Games Europe. Slightly Mad Studios includes developers and designers that worked on the critically acclaimed games GT Legends and GTR 2. Need for Speed SHIFT replicates the true feeling of racing high-end performance cars like never before. Players are thrust into the heart of the action with immersive and exciting features including a stunningly realistic first-person cockpit view camera and an all-new crash mechanic, providing an unrivalled sensation of the speed and feeling of racing a car on the extreme edge of control.
Need for Speed: Shift GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Need for Speed: Shift GPU Analysis
Comparing Need for Speed: Shift PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Need for Speed: Shift is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 9 or OpenGL 3.2.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Need for Speed: Shift, aim to have a GPU that has at least 1.024 GB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Need for Speed: Shift

We are advised that 11 year old graphics cards should be able to run Need for Speed: Shift , but there could be a few exceptions to this rule.

Note that most games do not officially support laptop graphics cards, but nowadays many laptop graphics solutions are capable of running modern games. Whether desktop graphics cards or laptop, try searching for your graphics card to compare against the Need for Speed: Shift graphics card requirements chart below.