StarCraft II System Requirements

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Below are the minimum and recommended system specifications for StarCraft II for Windows and Mac. Due to potential programming changes, the minimum system requirements for StarCraft II may change over time.

Windows

  Minimum Requirements Recommended Specifications
Operating System Windows® XP/Windows Vista®/Windows® 7/Windows® 8 (Updated with the latest Service Packs) with DirectX® 9.0c Windows® 7/Windows® 8 (latest service pack)
Processor Intel® Pentium® D or AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E6600 or AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 5000+ or better
Video NVIDIA® GeForce® 7600 GT or ATI™ Radeon™ X800 XT or better NVIDIA® GeForce® 8800 GT (512 MB) or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 4850 or better
Memory 1.5 GB RAM 2 GB RAM
Storage
20 GB available HD space
Internet
Broadband Internet connection
Media
DVD-ROM drive
Resolution
1024X768 minimum display resolution

Mac

  Minimum Requirements Recommended Specifications
Operating System Mac® OS X 10.7.X (Latest Version)** Mac OS® X 10.8 or later
Processor Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Intel® Core™ i3 or better
Video NVIDIA® GeForce® 9400M or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 2600 Pro or better ATI™ Radeon™ HD 4850 or NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 650M or better
Memory 2 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Storage
20 GB available HD space
Internet
Broadband Internet connection
Media
DVD-ROM drive
Resolution
1024X768 minimum display resolution

Note: FileVault and FileVault 2 are not supported for installation at this time.

StarCraft II Online Play

StarCraft II multiplayer and single player modes require an active Internet connection.

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