Legion system requirements are a sizable jump from Warlords

The minimum and recommended system requirements for World of Warcraft: Legion were released into the wild today, and it looks like they’ll be a bit of a jump over the previous system requirements. Blizzard has even added a note that “the system requirements for Legion are much higher than the requirements for Warlords of Draenor.” If you’re at all worried about your system’s performance, be sure to check after the break for a comparison of both Windows and Mac requirements changes.

Windows system requirements for Warlords

Spec Minimum Recommended
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 2400AMD FX™ 4100, or better

Video  

NVIDIA® GeForce® 8800 GTATI Radeon™ HD 4850, or Intel® HD Graphics 3000

 

NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 470ATI Radeon™ HD 5870, or better

Memory  

2 GB RAM (1 GB Windows® XP)

 

4 GB RAM

Storage  

35 GB available hard drive space

 

Same as minimum requirement

Internet  

Broadband internet connection

 

Same as minimum requirement

Media  

None for the recommended digital installation

 

Same as minimum requirement

Input  

Keyboard and mouse required. Other input devices are not supported.

 

Multi-button mouse with scroll wheel

Resolution  

1024 x 768 minimum display resolution

 

Same as minimum requirement

Windows system requirements for Legion

Spec Minimum Recommended
Operating System  

Windows® XP / Windows Vista® / Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 10 with latest service pack

 

Windows® 10 64-bit with latest service pack

Processor  

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E8500 or AMD Phenom™ II X3 720

 

Intel® Core™ i5-3330AMD™ FX-6300, or better

Video  

NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 440 or AMD™ Radeon™ HD 5670 or Intel® HD Graphics 5000

 

NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 750 Ti or AMD™ Radeon™ R7 260X or better

Memory  

2 GB RAM

 

4 GB RAM

Storage  

45 GB available hard drive space

 

Same as minimum requirement

Internet  

Broadband internet connection

 

Same as minimum requirement

Media  

DVD-ROM drive

 

Same as minimum requirement

Input  

Keyboard and mouse required. Other input devices are not supported.

 

Multi-button mouse with scroll wheel

Resolution  

1024 x 768 minimum display resolution

 

Same as minimum requirement

Mac system requirements for Warlords

Spec Minimum Recommended
Operating System  

OS® X 10.9.5 (latest version)

 

OS® X 10.11 (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

 

Same as minimum requirement

Internet  

Broadband internet connection

 

Same as minimum requirement

Media  

None for the recommended digital installation

 

Same as minimum requirement

Input  

Keyboard and mouse required. Other input devices are not supported.

 

Multi-button mouse with scroll wheel

Resolution  

1024 x 768 minimum display resolution

 

Same as minimum requirement

Mac system requirements for Legion

Spec Minimum Recommended
Operating System  

OS® X 10.10 (latest version)

 

OS® X 10.11 (latest version)

Processor  

Intel® Core™ i5-750

 

Intel® Core™ i5-4670 or better

Video  

NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 640M or ATI Radeon™ HD 4850 or Intel® HD Graphics 5000

 

NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 775M or AMD Radeon™ R9 M290X or better

Memory  

4 GB RAM

 

8 GB RAM

Storage  

45 GB available hard drive space

 

Same as minimum requirement

Internet  

Broadband internet connection

 

Same as minimum requirement

Media  

None for the recommended digital installation

 

Same as minimum requirement

Input  

Keyboard and mouse required. Other input devices are not supported.

 

Multi-button mouse with scroll wheel

Resolution  

1024 x 768 minimum display resolution

 


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