Best Settings to Run Modern Warfare 2 MW2 on Old or New PC

In this article, we’ll show you the best Windows and graphics settings to run Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 (Cod MW2) smoothly without FPS drops on high-end or low-end PC.


Windows Settings:


Game Mode - On

Xbox Game Bar - Off



Background Recording - Off

Recorded Audio - Off

Hardware Accelerated GPU scheduling - On make

Also, make sure to update your graphics driver.

Power Option - Balance or High Performance (laptop)


In-game Settings

Best Settings, Run MW2, Fix Lags, Modern Warfare 2, MW2, High-End, Low-End, Old, New PC


Telemetry - All On

Graphics Display

Display Mode - Fullscreen

Display Monitor / Display Adaptor - Make sure to select the proper one for your system

Screen refresh rate - Depends on your monitor

Display Resolution - Native

Dynamic Resolution - Off

Aspect Ration - Automatic

V-Sync (Gameplay) - On

V-Sync (Menus) - On


Render Resolution - 100

Nvidia Image Scaling - Off 

AMD FSR 1.0 - Off

FidelityFX Cas - On

FidelityFX Cas Strength - 50 

Anti Aliasing - SMAA T2X

Nearby Level of Detail - Low


Details & Textures

Texture Resolution - High (Depends on the amount of Vram)

Texture Filter Anisotropic - High (Depends on the amount of Vram)

Particle Quality - Low

Bullet Impact & Sprays - On

Shader Quality - Medium

Tessellation - Near (Off for Old PC)

On-Demand Texture Streaming - On (turn off, if you are experiencing lagging or stuttering).  

Streaming Quality - Normal


Shadow & Lighting

Shadow Map Resolution - Very Low

Spot Shadow Quality - Medium

Cache Spot Shadows - On

Cache Sun Shadows - On

Particle Lighting - Low

Ambient Occlusion - Off

SSR - Off


Post Processing

Depth Of Field - Off

World Motion Blur - Off

Weapon Motion Blur - Off

Film Grain - O.00



Field Of View - 104 (90+ for Old PC)