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A Valve backed sequel to the very popular Warcraft 3 mod, Defense of the Ancients.
Confusingly, the official remake of the mod was called Heroes of Newerth and released earlier this year after a long Beta period. Heroes of Newerth and defense of the Ancients suffer from the incredibly steep learning curve and noob slamming. Our reviewer Squee reviewed Heroes of Newerth earlier this year and had a tough time as he was new to the game.
Valve are getting into the project to try and level the playing field with their player matching server skills.
DOTA 2 System Requirements
8 Aug 2013 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeon HD2600/3600
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Hard Drive: 8 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E7400 2.80GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5600+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 2600 Pro or NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS 512MB
  • System Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Storage: 8 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
PC System Analysis For DOTA 2 Requirements
DOTA 2 requires a Radeon HD 2600 Pro graphics card with a Core 2 Duo E7400 2.80GHz or Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5600+ processor to reach the recommended specs, achieving high graphics setting on 1080p. The RAM requirements are at least a 4 GB memory. Minimum RAM requirements are 2 GB system memory. Another thing to consider is the DirectX capability of your GPU. DOTA 2 needs a GPU capable of running DirectX 9. Finally, DOTA 2 will need hardware that is a 13 year old PC or younger to run recommended.
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Pentium 4 3.0GHz
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Athlon 64 3000+
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GeForce 6600
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Radeon X800 GT
RAM
2GB
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Core 2 Duo E7400 2.80GHz
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Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5600+
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Nvidia
GeForce 8600 GTS 512MB
AMD
Radeon HD 2600 Pro
RAM
4GB
Max Playable Resolutions at 30 FPS
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Resolution 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160
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16GB
9.9
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DOTA 2 PC Release Date:

10 Jul 2013

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I voted yes because… i have same config …

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dota cpu intensive, i3-2100 definitely can't perform smooth 60 fps with all cpu intensive settings no matter what resolution. even if you bound max frame rate on 60 it would be 40-60

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how much fps plz ?

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whatram speed 666/800/1066?
Old c2d huge bottleneck your gpu.
My rig with almost lowest cpu settings drops from 79 to 45 fps. Defenetly recommend google how to put xeon e5450 to your rig. At first check if your mobo can carry bios update

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is this good for get +100 fps on high?
or can you tell me better config?

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