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Minimum System Requirements

Processor: 1.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent AMD CPU
Memory: 1 GB RAM for Windows XP / 2 GB RAM for Windows Vista and Windows 7
Video Card: 256 MB (with Pixel Shader 3.0 support). Supported Chipsets: NVIDIA GeForce 6800 or greater; ATI Radeon X1600 Pro or greater. Please note that NVIDIA GeForce 7300, 8100, 8200, 8300, 8400, and 9300; ATI Radeon HD3200, and HD4350 are below minimum system requirements. Updates to your video and sound card drivers may be required. Intel and S3 video cards are not officially supported in Mass Effect 2.
Hard Drive: 15 GB
OS: Windows XP SP3 / Windows Vista SP1 / Windows 7
DVD ROM: 1x Speed
Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible
DirectX: DirectX 9.0c August 2008 (included)
Input: Keyboard / Mouse
not bad.
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post #2 of 38
Same as the original isn't it?
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15GB's but now it's actually worth it.
     
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post #4 of 38
They're not bad at all considering the garbage specs companies have been throwing around in recent times.

Can't wait.
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Another win by bioware!
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post #6 of 38
Ugh, I need a new CPU/GPU...
GPU is fine, but needs more vRAM to play at 1680x1050 with high textures. And CPU is getting outdated.

Still, requirements are pretty modest, I'd say.
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post #7 of 38
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Originally Posted by venom55520 View Post
15GB's but now it's actually worth it.
I liked the first one a lot. Totally worth the $10 I paid
post #8 of 38
can't wait until someone comes into the thread flipping out about DRM without reading the article
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"a basic disk check" without online authentication
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can't wait until someone comes into the thread flipping out about DRM without reading the article
Honestly, I couldn't care less if it turned my desktop into a montage of gay porn. This is Mass Effect we're talking about!
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post #10 of 38
I kinda wish the requirements were a little higher. Then I would know that the graphics would be better than the first ones, even though the first ones were pretty good... 2 years ago.
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