Activision Blizzard has finally unveiled the specs they recommend to keep World of Warcraft running smoothly on your machine, as well as the absolutely minimum players should be able to scrape by with for the hotly anticipated time traveling expansion to World of Warcraft, Warlords of Draenor, to drop on November 13.

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The fifth expansion to World of Warcraft is expected to revamp plenty of stuff in the game, but particularly all of the models and animations of the races. This new look comes at a price with slightly higher requirements, but the majority of gamers should still be able to traverse Azeroth sans problems.

Minimum System Requirements

Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows7/Windows8 (latest Service Pack)
Intel Core 2 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
Broadband Internet connection
DVD-ROM drive
1024×768 minimum display resolution

Recommended Specifications

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


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