Better Black in DirectX 11
The minimum specifications for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has been released by Treyarch and it holds a lot of good news for PC gamers in general. Black Ops 2 will feature an upgraded version of the first Black Ops engine. The main upgrade the developers have made is the change from DirectX 9 to DX 11 as the foundation of the engine coding. As a result, Treyarch promises a noticeable performance improvement over the first Black Ops. Though this also means that the few gamers still running Windows XP will not be able to run the game at all.
The full official announcement can be read here and below are the released minimum specifications:
OS: Windows Vista SP2 or Windows 7
CPU: Intel Core2 Duo E8200 2.66 GHz or AMD Phenom X3 8750 2.4 GHz
Memory: 2GB for 32-bit OS or 4GB for 64-bit OS
Video Card: Nvidia GeForce 8800GT 512 MB or ATI Radeon HD 3870 512 MB