Total War: Warhammer 2 system requirements for 60FPS and presets revealed

Total War: Warhammer 2 system requirements for 60FPS and presets revealed

As Total War: Warhammer 2 gets closer to release, Creative Assembly has now revealed the system requirements.

CA are being quite thorough with these, they have offered up three lots of specs which should cover all bases. They have also highlighted some new features which include improved Screen Space Ambient Occlusion (SSAO), a new volumetric fog system which thickens the air, producing god-ray effects, a new sharpening filter, and “impressive” wet-look surfaces which are appropriate to certain models and model features.

As well as these system specs, CA also released a list of Total War: Warhammer 2 presets which gives an idea of what you may or may not be able to achieve.

PC Recommended Specifications:

Expected around 45-55 FPS on campaign map and in a 1v1, 20 units vs 20 units battle, default graphics preset set to “High”, running at 1920×1080

Operating System: Windows 7/8.1/10 64Bit

Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-4570 3.20GHz

RAM: 8 GB

Install size: 60 GB

Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2GB | AMD Radeon R9 270X 2GB @1080P

PC Minimum Specifications:

Expected around 25-35 FPS on campaign map and in a 1v1, 20 units vs 20 units battle, default graphics preset set to “Low”, running at 1280×720

Operating System: Windows 7 64Bit

Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 3.0Ghz

RAM: 4GB/5GB*

Install size: 60 GB

Video Card: NVIDIA GTX 460 1GB | AMD Radeon HD 5770 1GB | Intel HD4000 @ 720p

*PC integrated graphics chipsets, e.g. Intel HD series, will require 5GB system RAM

PC 60fps+ Specifications:

Expected 60 FPS+ on campaign map and in a 1v1, 20 units vs 20 units battle, default graphics preset set to “Ultra”, running at 1920×1080

Operating System: Windows 7/8.1/10 64Bit

Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-4790K 4.0 GHz

RAM: 8 GB

Install size: 60 GB

Video Card: Nvidia GTX 1070 8GB

Setting NameLowMediumHighUltra
Direct XDX11DX11DX11DX11
Anti-aliasingOffOffOffFXAA
Texture FilteringTrilinearAnisotropic 4xAnisotropic 8xAnisotropic 16x
Texture QualityLowMediumHighUltra
Screen Space Ambient OcclusionOffOffOffOn
Depth of FieldOffOffOffOff
Screen Space ReflectionsOffOffOffOff
Unit DetailLowMediumHighUltra
Building DetailLowMediumHighUltra
Shadow DetailLowMediumHighUltra
Tree DetailLowMediumHighUltra
Grass DetailLowMediumHighUltra
Water DetailLowMediumHighUltra
Unit SizeSmallMediumLargeUltra
VFX DetailLowMediumHighUltra
Terrain DetailLowMediumHighUltra
V-SyncOffOffOffOff
VignetteOffOffOffOff
Proximity FadingOnOnOnOn
FogLowLowHighHigh
Resolution Scale100%100%100%100%
UI Scale100%100%100%100%
Unlimited Video memoryOffOffOffOff
Porthole quality2D3D3D3D

 

Paul Younger

Founder and Editor of PC Invasion. Veteran PC gamer of over 22 years.

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