Need for Speed™ System Requirements

Last updated: 3 October 2021

Curious if your PC can run Need for Speed™? On this page you will find Need for Speed™ system requirements for PC (Windows). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Test your PC to see if it will run Need for Speed™ or check system requirement details for CPU, operating system, graphics and sound cards, required disk space and more for each of the supported platforms.

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  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s CPU name will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Processor’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. In the opened menu click on ‘Device Manager’
  3. In ‘Device Manager’ click on the arrow next to ‘Display adapters’
  4. Under the drop-down, you will see the GPU that your computer is using

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s RAM will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Installed RAM’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. You can see if Windows is 64 or 32 bit under ‘System type’
  4. You can see Windows version under ‘Windows edition’

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Need for Speed™ Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Need for Speed™ system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7
OS
Windows 7
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
6 GB
Memory
8 GB
Graphics
Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB, AMD Radeon HD 7850 2GB, DX11 compatible GPU with 2GB of memory
Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4GB, AMD Radeon R9 290 4GB, DX11 compatible GPU with 4GB of memory
DirectX
DirectX
Version 11
DirectX
Version 11
Storage
Storage
30 GB
Storage
30 GB

Need for Speed™ minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7 operating system. Your processor should be Intel Core i3-4130 with 4 hardware threads or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 6 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB, AMD Radeon HD 7850 2GB, DX11 compatible GPU with 2GB of memory. You also have to have 30 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Need for Speed™ for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 7. Recommended CPU would be Intel Core i5-4690 with 4 hardware threads CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 8 GB or more. And video card — NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4GB, AMD Radeon R9 290 4GB, DX11 compatible GPU with 4GB of memory.

Game Details

Ready to own the streets? Get behind the wheel of iconic cars and floor it through Ventura Bay, a sprawling urban playground. Explore overlapping stories as you build your reputation – and your dream car – and become the ultimate racing icon.

Release date
4 June, 2021
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player, PvP, Online PvP, Co-op, Online Co-op
Genres
Action, Adventure, Simulation, Racing
Supported languages
English*, French*, Italian*, German*, Spanish - Spain*, Japanese*, Polish, Russian*, Traditional Chinese
* languages with full audio support
Developers
Ghost Games
Publishers
Electronic Arts
Official website
ea.com
Support website
help.ea.com
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Need for Speed™?

You would be able to run Need for Speed™ on your PC if it meets minimum requirements below. You can also use our free test tool to check it!

Minimum requirements for Windows are:

Can I play Need for Speed™ with 4 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Need for Speed™. The minimum RAM is 6 GB.

Can I play Need for Speed™ with 6 GB of RAM?

Yes, Need for Speed™ can run with 6 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Need for Speed™ need?

You need at least 6 GB of RAM to run Need for Speed™ on PC, but 8 GB is recommended.

What processor do I need for Need for Speed™?

Intel Core i3-4130 with 4 hardware threads is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Need for Speed™.

How many GB is Need for Speed™?

At least 30 GB of disk space is required to install Need for Speed™ on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Need for Speed™?

You need NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB, AMD Radeon HD 7850 2GB, DX11 compatible GPU with 2GB of memory or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Need for Speed™?

Windows 7 or newer.

Does Need for Speed™ require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Need for Speed™ needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

What DirectX do I need to run Need for Speed™?

Version 11 or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Need for Speed™ on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

When is Need for Speed™ release date?

Need for Speed™ release date is 4 June, 2021.

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