Frequently Asked Question

Minimum system requirements for WoW
Last Updated 5 days ago


Description :

If you're having framerate drops or graphic bugs/lags, this article will help you.

Solutions :

First of all, check that you have the right configuration for the game :

SHADOWLANDS


MINIMAL
CONFIGURATION 
RECOMMENDED CONFIGURATION
OPERATING SYSTEMWindows® 7 64-bitWindows® 10 64-bit
CPU
Intel® Core™ i5-3450
AMD FX™ 8300
Intel® Core™ i7-6700K
AMD Ryzen™ 7 2700X
GPU

NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 760 2 Go or AMD Radeon™ RX 560 2 Go or Intel® UHD Graphics 630 (45W TDP) 
*Driver support by the manufacturer required.

NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 8 Go or AMD Radeon™ RX Vega 64 8 Go or above

MEMORY4 Go RAM (8 Go in case your memory is shared with the GPU)
8 Go RAM

STORAGE

Solid State Drive (SSD)
100 Go of free space
Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
100 Go of free space (your gaming experience could be impacted by the performances of your hard drive).
Solid State Drive (SSD)
100 Go of free space
INTERNET
High speed connection.

DEVICES

Mouse and keyboard. Other devices are not supported.
Multi-button mouse with scroll wheel.
RESOLUTION
1024 x 768 or higher

BATTLE FOR AZEROTH

MINIMAL CONFIGURATION
RECOMMENDED CONFIGURATION
OPERATING SYSTEM
Windows® 7 64-bit
Windows® 10 64-bit
CPU
Intel® Core™ i5-760 or
AMD FX™-8100 or above
Intel® Core™ i7-4770 ou
AMD FX™-8310 or above
GPU
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 560 2GB or
AMD™ Radeon™ HD 7850 2GB or
Intel® HD Graphics 530 (45W TDP)
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 960 4GB or
AMD™ Radeon™ R9 280 or above
MEMORY
4 GB RAM (8GB for integrated graphics such as Intel HD Graphics series)
8 GB RAM
STORAGE
70GB of free space on a hard drive at 7200 rpm.
70GB of free space on an SSD
INTERNET
High speed connection
DEVICES
Mouse and keyboard. Other devices are not supported.
Multi-button mouse with scroll wheel.
RESOLUTION
1024 x 768 or higher

Legion

Minimal configuration

Recommended configuration

Operating system

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

Windows® 10 64-bit with latest service pack

CPU

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

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

GPU

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 above

Memory

2 GB RAM

4 GB RAM

Storage

45 GB of free space on your hard drive

Internet

High speed connection

Warlords of Draenor:

Warlords of Draenor

Minimal configuration

Recommended configuration

Operating system

Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 with the latest service pack

Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 64-bit with latest service pack

CPU

Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 or AMD Phenom X3 8750

Intel Core i5 2400, AMD FX-4100, or above

GPU

NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT, ATI Radeon HD 4850, or Intel HD Graphics 3000

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470, ATI Radeon HD 5870 or above

Memory

2 GB RAM (1 GB Windows XP)

4 GB RAM

Storage

35 GB of free space on your hard drive

Internet

High speed connection

Mists of Pandaria:

Mists of Pandaria

Minimal configuration

Recommended configuration

Operating system

Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 with the latest service pack

Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 64-bit with latest service pack

CPU

Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 or AMD Phenom X3 8750

Intel Core i5 2400, AMD FX-4100, or above

GPU

NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT, ATI Radeon HD 4850, or Intel HD Graphics 3000

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470, ATI Radeon HD 5870 or above

Memory

2 GB RAM (1 GB Windows XP)

4 GB RAM

Storage

35 GB of free space on your hard drive

Internet

High speed connection

Cataclysm:

Cataclysm

Minimal configuration

Recommended configuration

Operating system

Windows System XP/XP64/Vista/Vista64/7

Windows 7

CPU

Intel Pentium D or AMD Athlon 64 X2

Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz,AMD Athlon 64 X2 2.6 GHz or above

GPU

NVIDIA GeForce 6800 or ATI Radeon X1600 Pro (256 MB) or Intel HD Series

NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT,ATI Radeon HD 4830 (512 MB) or above

Mémoire

2 GB RAM (1 GB Windows XP)

4 GB RAM

Espace disque

25 GB of free space on your hard drive

Internet

High speed connection

Wrath of the Lich King:

Wrath of the Lich King

Minimal configuration

Recommended configuration

Operating system


Windows System XP/XP64/Vista/Vista64/7

Windows 7

CPU

Intel Pentium D or AMD Athlon 64 X2

Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz,AMD Athlon 64 X2 2.6GHz or above

GPU

NVIDIA GeForce 6800 or ATI Radeon X1600 Pro (256 MB) or Intel HD Series

NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT,ATI Radeon HD 4830 (512 MB) or above

Memory

2 GB RAM (1 GB Windows XP)

4 GB RAM

Espace disque

20 GB of free space on your hard drive

Internet

High speed connection

Press [Ctrl]+[Alt]+[Delete] to open the task manager, close all unnecessary programs.

Try to update your drivers.

Use CCleaner to clean your directories.

Try to defragment your hard disk.

Get the latest version of DirectX and install it.

You can disable some of your add-ons that may affect the game's fluidity.

Right click on "My computer" then "properties", "advanced system settings" then "settings" of the performance sub-section, tab "Visual effects" then "Adjust to get the best performance" then OK.

Update your antivirus, scan your system and delete any infected files.

If you have unstable frames per second, enter the following commands in the chat:

SET maxFPS "60"
SET maxFPSbk "60"

Or :


/console maxfpsbk 60
/console maxfps 60

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