Below are the minimum and recommended system specifications for World of Warcraft® and the Dragonflight® expansion on Windows® and Mac®. Due to potential programming changes, the minimum system requirements for World of Warcraft may change over time.

Note: For a list of compatible video hardware, see our Supported Video Cards list.

Windows

 Minimum RequirementsRecommended Specifications
Operating SystemWindows® 7 64-bitWindows® 10 64-bit
Processor4 Cores, 3.0 GHz
processor
4th Generation Intel®
Core™ Haswell
AMD Ryzen™ Zen
6 Cores, 3.5 GHz
processor
8th Generation Intel®
Core™ Coffee Lake
AMD Ryzen™ Zen 2
VideoDirectX® 12 capable 3
GB GPU
NVIDIA® GeForce®
GTX 900 series
AMD™ GCN 4th gen
Intel® Iris® Xe
Graphics
DirectX® 12 capable 8
GB GPU
NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX
AMD RDNA™ 2
Intel® Arc™ 7 Graphics
Memory8 GB RAM16 GB RAM
Storage
Solid State Drive (SSD) 128GB available space
Internet
Broadband internet connection
InputKeyboard and mouse required.Multi-button mouse with scroll wheel
Resolution
1280 x 720 minimum display resolution

 

*World of Warcraft will attempt to run on hardware below minimum specifications, including HDDs, DirectX11, and older CPUs and integrated GPUs. However, the game experience may be significantly diminished.

Note: Due to potential changes, the System Requirements for this game may change over time.

Mac

 Minimum RequirementsRecommended Specifications
Operating SystemmacOS® 10.15macOS® 12 (latest version)
Processor4 Cores, 2.9 GHz processor
6th Generation Intel®
Core™ Skylake
Apple® M1
8 Cores, 3.6 GHz processor
9th Generation Intel®
Core™ Coffee Lake
Apple® M1 Max
VideoMetal® capable 3
GB GPU
AMD™ GCN 4th gen
Apple® M1
Metal® capable 8
GB GPU
AMD RDNA™
Apple® M1 Max
Memory8 GB RAM16 GB RAM
Storage
Solid State Drive (SSD) 128GB available space
Internet
Broadband internet connection
InputKeyboard and mouse required.Multi-button mouse with scroll wheel
Resolution
1280 x 720 minimum display resolution

 

*World of Warcraft will attempt to run on hardware below minimum specifications, including HDDs, DirectX11, and older CPUs and integrated GPUs. However, the game experience may be significantly diminished.

Note: Due to potential changes, the System Requirements for this game may change over time.

Note: FileVault options and case-sensitive formatted volumes are not supported for installation of Blizzard games.