World of Warcraft: Legion System Specifications
World of Warcraft has a long story to share as from its first appearance in 2004 it was almost 12 years already. The latest expansion of the popular MMO game, Legion, requires specific hardware requirements that your system needs to meet. Blizzard has announced the system specifications for Legion that we are going to share with you today.
Minimum system requirements, shared in Battle.net, are:
OS: Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 10 with latest service pack
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 or AMD Phenom II X3 720
GPU: Nvidia GeForce GT 440 or AMD Radeon HD 5670 or Intel HD Graphics 5000
RAM: 2 GB
Recommended system requirements are:
OS: Windows 10 64-bit with latest service pack
CPU: Intel Core i5-3330, AMD FX-6300, or better
GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti or AMD Radeon R7 260X or better
RAM: 4 GB
You will also need 45 GB available hard drive space, broadband Internet connection, a display device capable of at least 1024×768 resolutions and, of course, keyboard and mouse.
To make it more interesting, let’s compare the minimum system specifications for Cataclysm expansion that was released in 2010:
- OS: Windows XP 32bit (SP3), Windows XP 64bit (SP2), Windows Vista 32bit (SP1), Windows Vista 64bit (SP1):
- CPU: Intel Pentium 4 1.3 GHz or AMD Athlon XP 1500
- GPU: Nvidia GeForce FX or ATI Radeon 9500 video card or better
- RAM: 1 GB
- HDD: 25 GB free hard drive space
Can you spot the difference? Let’s make it even more fun and take a look at the original system requirements for the Wayback Machine:
- OS: Windows System 98/ME/2000/XP
- CPU: 800 MHz or higher CPU.
- GPU: 32 MB 3D graphics card with hardware Transform and Lighting, such as GeForce 2 or better.
- RAM: 256 MB
- HDD: 4 GB
Looks different, isn’t it? It is not surprising as the game manages to keep alive and popular for such a long time. World of Warcraft: Legion is planned to be launched in or before September 21, 2016.
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