World of Warcraft System Requirements

World of Warcraft system requirements

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This article will show the minimum World of Warcraft system requirements as well as the recommended requirements to have the best in-game experience.

First released in 2004 this MMO has been a mainstay in the gaming industry. Now, If you haven’t heard of it then you’ve presumably been living under a rock. Or, most likely you’ve finally decided to take the plunge and find out what all the hype is about.

Truthfully the game is relatively old but it has seen a constant stream of updates that has seen the minimum requirements steadily creep up. This means that most modern computers shouldn’t have an issue running the game. However, we will go through the system requirements below. Do note that they do vary from PC to Mac.

World of Warcraft PC Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Windows® 7 64-bit
  • Processor: 4 Cores, 3.0 GHz processor
    4th Generation Intel®Core™ Haswell
    AMD Ryzen™ Zen
  • Video: DirectX® 12 capable 3GB GPU
    NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 900 series
    AMD™ GCN 4th gen
    Intel® Iris® XeGraphics
  • Memory:8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 128GB available space
  • Internet: Broadband internet connection
  • Resolution:1280 x 720 minimum display resolution

World of Warcraft PC Recommended System Requirements

  • OS: Windows® 10 64-bit
  • Processor: 6 Cores, 3.5 GHz processor
    8th Generation Intel®Core™
    AMD Ryzen™ Zen 2
  • Video: DirectX® 12 capable 8GB GPU
    NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX
    AMD RDNA™ 2
    Intel® Arc™ 7 Graphics
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Storage: 128GB available space
  • Internet: Broadband internet connection
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 minimum display resolution

World of Warcraft Mac Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: macOS® 10.15
  • Processor: 4 Cores, 2.9 GHz processor
    6th Generation Intel®Core™
    Apple® M1
    4th Generation Intel®Core™ Haswell
    AMD Ryzen™ Zen
  • Video: Metal® capable 3 GB GPU
    AMD™ GCN 4th gen
    Apple® M1
  • Memory:8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 128GB available space
  • Internet: Broadband internet connection
  • Resolution:1280 x 720 minimum display resolution

World of Warcraft Mac Recommended System Requirements

  • OS: macOS® 12 (latest version)
  • Processor: 8 Cores, 3.6 GHz processor
    9th Generation Intel® Core™
    Apple® M1 Max
  • Video: Metal® capable 8 GB GPU
    AMD RDNA™
    Apple® M1 Max
  • Memory:16 GB RAM
  • Storage: 128GB available space
  • Internet: Broadband internet connection
  • Resolution:1280 x 720 minimum display resolution

Conclusion

As you can see the minimum system requirements for World of Warcraft on both PC and Mac aren’t too demanding. If your system falls below the minimum requirements then we recommend looking at our guide to the best cheap GPUs and CPUs that will give you the best experience whilst getting lost in the game.

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