Minimum and recommended specs for WoW: Warlords of Draenor revealed

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New World of Warcraft expansion should run OK on most systems

The recommended and minimum specifications to play World of Warcraft:: Warlords of Draenor on PC and Mac have been published by Blizzard.

With the expansion due to upgrade the character models of all the game’s races with higher polygon counts and new animations there will naturally be more of a demand on systems - which is reflected in the new suggested specs although from the looks of them a large majority of systems shouldn’t struggle too much with Draenor.

Here are the full specs for PC and Mac,

Minimum System Requirements


  • Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows7/Windows8 (latest Service Pack)
  • Intel Core2 Duo E6600 or AMD Phenom X3 8750
  • NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT, ATI Radeon HD 4850 or Intel HD Graphics 3000


  • OS X 10.8
  • Intel Core 2 Duo
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT or ATI Radeon HD 4850


  • 35 GB available HD space
  • 2 GB RAM
  • Broadband Internet connection
  • Keyboard/mouse
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • 1024×768 minimum display resolution

Recommended Specifications


  • 4 GB RAM
  • Multi-button mouse with scroll wheel


  • Windows 7/Windows 8 64-bit (latest Service Pack)
  • Intel Core i5 2400 or AMD FX-4100 or better
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470, ATI Radeon HD 5870 or better


  • OS X 10.9 (or latest version)
  • Intel Core i5 or better
  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M or ATI Radeon HD 6750M or better

The Warlords of Draenor expansion will be launching for World of Warcraft on 13th November.

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