World of Warcraft System Requirements

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Below are the minimum and recommended system specifications for World of Warcraft® 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 Requirements Recommended Specifications
Operating System Windows® XP / Windows Vista® with the latest service pack Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 10 64-bit with latest service pack
Processor Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E6600 or AMD Phenom™ X3 8750 Intel® Core™ i5 2400,
AMD FX™ 4100, or better
Video NVIDIA® GeForce® 8800 GT, ATI Radeon™ HD 4850, or Intel® HD Graphics 3000 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 470,
ATI Radeon™ HD 5870, or better
Memory 2 GB RAM (1 GB Windows® XP) 4 GB RAM
Storage
35 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 10.8.x (latest version) OS® X 10.9.x (latest version)
Processor Intel Core™ 2 Duo Intel Core™ i5 or better
Video NVIDIA® GeForce® 9600M GT or
ATI Radeon™ HD 4850
NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 750M or AMD Radeon™ HD 6750M or better
Memory 2 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Storage
35 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 options and case-sensitive formatted volumes are not supported for installation of Blizzard games.

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