World of Warcraft® System Requirements

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Below are the minimum and recommended system specifications for World of Warcraft® for 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 Requirements Recommended Specifications
Operating System Windows® XP / Windows Vista® / Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 8.1 with the latest service pack Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 8.1 64-bit with latest service pack
Processor Intel® Pentium® D or AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Intel® Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz,
AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 2.6GHz or better
Video NVIDIA® GeForce® 6800 or
ATI™ Radeon™ X1600 Pro (256 MB)
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT,
ATI™ Radeon HD 4830 (512 MB) or better
Memory 2 GB RAM (1 GB Windows® XP) 4 GB RAM
Storage
25 GB available hard drive space
Internet
Broadband internet connection
Media
None for the recommended digital installation
Input Keyboard and mouse required. Other input devices are not supported. Multi-button mouse with scroll wheel
Resolution
1024 x 768 minimum display resolution

Mac

Minimum Requirements Recommended Specifications
Operating System OS® X 10.7.x (latest version) OS® X 10.9.x (latest version)
Processor Intel Core™ 2 Duo Intel Core™ i3 or better
Video NVIDIA® GeForce 8600M GT or
ATI™ Radeon HD 2600
ATI™ Radeon HD 5670 or better
Memory 2 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Storage
25 GB available hard drive space
Internet
Broadband internet connection
Media
None for the recommended digital installation
Input Keyboard and mouse required.
Other input devices are not supported.
Multi-button mouse with scroll wheel
Resolution
1024 x 768 minimum display resolution

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

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