StarCraft System Requirements

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The minimum System Requirements for StarCraft and Brood War are:

Windows Vista, XP or 2000

  • 90 MHz Pentium or equivalent
  • 16 MB of RAM
  • SVGA video card that supports DirectDraw at 640 x 480 resolution, 256 colors
  • 80 MB HD space
  • 4X CD-ROM drive

Mac OS 10.3.9 to 10.6.X

  • PowerMac or Compatible
  • 16 MB of RAM plus Virtual Memory (32 MB RAM recommended)
  • Video card that supports 640x480 display in 256 colors
  • 80 MB HD space
  • 4X CD-ROM drive


  • Low-latency, active Internet connection rated at 28.8 Kbps or faster.
  • LAN play requires IPX or TCP/IP connection.

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